Tutorial for Joomla

How to install social sharing buttons on Joomla

The following tutorial will help you install GetSocial on Joomla. If you were looking for some nice fancy social sharing buttons for Joomla then good news, we've got you covered. And it won't take more than 2 minutes.

Create a GetSocial Account

00 create account

The first step to take is to create an account on GetSocial. Submit your webiste and email and you'll be ready to go. You can have multiple websites under the same account, for ease of management.

Visit Joomla's Extensions Manager

08 joomla em

On the top tabs, click on "Upload Package File"

Download EasyScript & Upload to Joomla

Click here to download EasyScript. Afterwords, on Joomla's Extension Manager, upload EasyScrit and click "Upload & Install"

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Note: We think the easiest way to do this is to use a plugin to put code into your page easily we recommend EasyScript but if you’ve already got something else that will work fine also.

Enable EasyScript

10 joomla enable

On the Extension Manager, click "Manage" on the left menu, then locate/search for easyscript and click on the red cross sign to enable extension.

Copy GetSocial's library code

Go to your GetSocial account, you'll notice an alert on the top of the page, with a script code. Copy that code.

01 copy code

Open EasyScript and paste the GetSocial code

On the Extensions Manager, locate the EasyScript and open it. Select "Other" on the top tab and paste the code under "Additional Items". Don't forget to Save & Close.

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Congrats, GetSocial is now on Joomla

GetSocial is the all-in-one social media toolkit. With 15+ different features, we strive to help you grow your traffic, shares, followers and social conversions.