In this article:

  1. Introduction

  2. Remove social media sharing on product

  3. Add Whatsapp for social media sharing

1. Introduction

Sharing buttons help you to increase your audience by engaging with people who are not on your site, as well as distribute content across multiple social networks and platforms helping to drive traffic to your site.
Social sharing is the ability for your content, offers and posts to reach a wider audience.


2. Remove social media sharing on product

But, if your store(products) have no necessary to add-on sharing button (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google), extra buttons display on-page will shift the focus point. If you wished to remove the social media icon on the product page, it would require to edit it in HTML coding. 

Step 1 : From EasyStore Admin > Click Channels > Online Store > Edit Source 

Step 2 : Config > settings_data.json > Search for 'social_sharing_products' (usually at line 76) > change "1" --> "0" to disable the social media sharing 

Step 3 : Save

Result:


3. Add Whatsapp for social media sharing

Step 1 : From EasyStore Admin > Click Channels > Online Store > Edit Source 

Step 2 : Look for social-sharing.liquid under snippets and search for <div class="social-sharing {{ shareButtonStyle }}" data-permalink="{{ permalinkURL }}"> around line 19

Step 3 : Paste the following code below it

<a target="_blank" href="whatsapp://send?text={{ permalinkURL }}" class="share-whatsapp">      <img src="https://cdn.store-assets.com/s/736000/i/31870468.png" width="40px"> </a>

Step 4 : Save

Result:

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