1.   Installation

There are two ways to install AYS Social Buttons: the easy way, when you install AYS Social Buttons from your WordPress dashboard, and the not so easy way, when you install it from WordPress.org.

1.1 The easiest way to enjoy AYS Social Buttons:

1.1.1        Login to your WordPress dashboard

1.1.2        Go to Plugins

1.1.3        Add New

1.1.4        Search for AYS Social Buttons

1.1.5        Click to install

1.2 The second way:

1.2.1Download the zip file from https://wordpress.org/plugins/ays-social-buttons/

1.2.2 Go to Plugins

1.2.3 Add New

1.2.4 Upload plugin

1.2.5 Choose file ays -social-buttons.zip

1.2.6        Click to install

 

1.3 In order to install the AYS Social Buttons from Wordpress.org you must unzip the archive and copy the ays-social-buttons folder into your plugins folder (\wp-content\plugins).

After one ofthis steps you can activate the plugin from the Plugins menu.

Once activated configure any options as desired and you can enjoy our AYS Social Buttons.

 

 

 

 

 

2.Configuring AYS Social Buttons

2.1 Like Button

2.1.1 Render

The absolute URL of the page that will be shared: HTML5, IFRAME, XFBML.

2.1.2 Layout

You select one of the different layouts that are available for the plugin. Can be one of Box Count, Button Count, Button.

2.1.3 Include share button

You can either have the Share button automatically added to the Like button or you can remove it. You can use the share button and link button functions either separately, or together.

2.1.4 Width

Set the width of the Like button in pixels.

2.1.5 Button verb

You choose the word you want to appear on the button. It may say either “Like” or “Recommend”.

2.1.6 Color scheme

You select either the light or dark background for your Like button.

2.1.7 Language

Choose the language that the Like button appears in. You can adjust the language of the Like button by choosing your local language from the list.

2.1.8 Custom CSS

If you need to configure the CSS style of Ays Facebook Social Buttons on your own, then you can just add any style you wish to Custom CSS field and make your modifications there.

 

 

 

2.2 Share Button

2.2.1 Render

The absolute URL of the page that will be shared: HTML5, XFBML.

2.2.2 Layout

 You select one of the different layouts that are available for the plugin. Can be one of Box Count, Button Count, Button, Link, Icon and Link, Icon.

2.2.3 Width   

Set the width of the Share button in pixels.

2.2.4 Language

Choose the language that the Share button appears in. You can adjust the language of the share button by choosing your local language from the list.

2.2.5 Custom Css

If you need to configure the CSS style of Ays Facebook Social Buttons on your own, then you can just add any style you wish to Custom CSS field and make your modifications there.

 

 

2.3 Comments Box

2.3.1 Render

The absolute URL of the page that will be shared: HTML5, XFBML.          

2.3.2 Width   

Set the width of the Comments box in pixels.

2.3.3 Number of comments

You choose the number of comments you want to show in the comments box. For more comments users should click on the “more comments” button.

 

 

2.3.4 Order by          

You choose the order of the comments below. The order can be according to their date: either latest comments first and then former ones or vice versa.  You can also just choose “social” and the comments’ order will be by default.

2.3.5 Color scheme

You select either the light or dark background for your Comments box.  

2.3.6 Show mobile-optimized version

You can allow the comment box to show up in a mobile-optimized version in case the customers use mobile devices or you can keep it in its original version.

2.3.7 Language

Choose the language that the comments box appears in. You can adjust the language of the comments box by choosing your local language from the list.

2.3.8 Custom CSS     

If you need to configure the CSS style of Ays Facebook Social Buttons on your own, then you can just add any style you wish to Custom CSS field and make your modifications there.

 

2.4 Tweet Button

2.4.1 Positioning the count box

You choose the right position for the count box. It can be either vertical or horizontal.

2.4.2 Size

You choose the size of the Tweet button. You can adjust it either large or medium.

 

2.4.3 Your Twitter screen name

You can include your twitter nickname in the tweet, so that people will see whom they are going to retweet.            

2.4.4 Tweet text

You can leave an introducing or welcoming text in the tweet.      

2.4.5 Language

Choose the language that the Twitter Button appears in. You can adjust the language of the Twitter Button by choosing your local language from the list.         

2.4.6 Custom CSS

If you need to configure the CSS style of Ays Facebook Social Buttons on your own, then you can just add any style you wish to Custom Css field and make your modifications there.

 

2.5 Google+ Button

2.5.1 Positioning the count box

You choose the right position for the count box. It can be either vertical or horizontal.

2.5.2 Size

You choose the size of the Google+ button. You can adjust it either large or medium.

 

2.5.3 Language

Choose the language that the Google+ Button appears in. You can adjust the language of the Google+ Button by choosing your local language from the list.         

2.5.4 Custom CSS

If you need to configure the CSS style of Ays Facebook Social Buttons on your own, then you can just add any style you wish to Custom CSS field and make your modifications there.

 

2.6 LinkedIn Button

2.6.1 Positioning the count box

You choose the right position for the count box. It can be either vertical or horizontal.

2.6.2 Language

Choose the language that the LinkedIn Button appears in. You can adjust the language of the LinkedIn Button by choosing your local language from the list.         

2.6.3 Custom CSS

If you need to configure the CSS style of Ays Facebook Social Buttons on your own, then you can just add any style you wish to Custom CSS field and make your modifications there.

 

2.6 VK share Button

2.6.1 Style     

You choose the VK share button style. You can set Button, Button without a counter, Link, Link without an icon, Icon.

2.6.2 Text      

You choose the word you want to appear on the button. For example it may say “Share”.

2.6.3 Language

Choose the language that the VK share Button appears in. You can adjust the language of the VK share Button by choosing your local language from the list.

2.6.4 Custom CSS

If you need to configure the CSS style of Ays Facebook Social Buttons on your own, then you can just add any style you wish to Custom CSS field and make your modifications there.

 

2.7 Social Button

Here you can do the configuration for all the buttons together.   Buttons will appear below your articles or on top of them (or both) as you choose.  Add simple social share buttons to your articles. Your visitors will be able to easily share your content on the most popular social networks: Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus, Linkedin and VKontakte. You can drag and drop, and also we offer you sorting of social buttons as you want. And also we suggest you to activate or deactivate any of them by one click.

These services are used by millions of people every day, so sharing your content there will increase traffic to your website.

2.7.1 Horizontal position

You choose the side on which you want the social buttons to appear: right or left.

2.7.2 Custom CSS

If you need to configure the CSS style of Ays Facebook Social Buttons on your own, then you can just add any style you wish to Custom CSS field and make your modifications there.

 

3.Assignment  (Pro version)

3.1 Position in post/page

This allows you to put a set of buttons at the top or bottom of each post.

3.1 Choose post/page

You choose the posts or the pages you want the social buttons to show up. You can set social buttons on all the posts or pages, or you can choose certain pages or posts for the social buttons to show up.