Share Settings

The share settings allow you to pick which methods you want to provide for shoppers to share products or blog posts on their social media network. They will show up as small icons on product pages and blog posts. 

 

How do I link to my store's social media? If you're looking to add links to your store's social media pages, you'll want to go to Using the Built-In Social Media Icons. If you're looking to connect your store to facebook shop or Pintrist buyable pins, go to Channel Manager

Available share options

Share settings can be accessed in Store SetupStore Settings, under the Share tab.

 

In some versions of the control panel, this is located under Setup & ToolsCustomize your storeStore Settings.

The sharing settings control what options your customers are provided with to share your products across different social media sites including Google+, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest.

The Social Sharing Settings screen.

Click on a social network to turn on the sharing icon for that network. It will display in color with a checkbox in the top right. Click an active social network to deactivate sharing, and the button will be grayed out.

The social sharing icons are displayed on product pages below "Add to Cart" button, and on blog posts.

Example share icons on a BigCommerce storefront.

 

Enabling the Facebook "Like" button? In order to display the Facebook Like or Recommend button on your product and blog post pages, you must provide your Facebook user ID. See Adding the Facebook Like Button to Product and Blog Post Pages for detailed instructions.

More Options

The More options link allows you to configure whether or not Powered by BigCommerce appears in eBay and Facebook SocialShop should you use them, as well as enable or disable Pinterest Rich Pins.

Save your changes before exiting.
The More options link and settings.

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