• Floating Sharing Bar for Blogger Blogs

    You might have seen some blogs with a vertical floating share bar widget where Facebook like, Tweet, Google+ buttons are present on the left or right side of the blogs. Adding this floating sharing bar to your blog will make it easy for your blog visitors to Like, reTweet, +1 and share your posts, which will help in increasing your blog traffic.

    Though I've explained how to add the sharing bar when I published how to add Facebook Share & Like buttons, Digg and Tweet Button to the side of blogger/blogspot blogs, I've recoded a better one which I decided to share with you. I have replaced "Facebook Like button" with the new Facebook Share button and removed Digg and SU buttons.

    More so, since displaying too many social media counters could affect the speed at which your blog loads, I've added a AddThis share button which provide your visitors with over 300+ social sharing options all in one place.

    Below is a screenshot:


    So, How Do I add the Floating Share bar to my Blogger/blogspot blog?

    Adding the Vertical Floating Bar to a Blogger blog is very easy. You just have to copy a snippet of code,and drop it into a HTML/JavaScript gadget.


    • Log in to your Blogger account.

    • Go to Layout

    • Click "Add A Gadget"

    • In Add A Gadget window, select HTML/Javascript

    • Copy the code highlighted below and paste it inside the HTML/Javascript box

    <!-- floating page sharers Start Share This With Friends-->
    #pageshare {position:fixed; bottom:15%; right:10px; float:left; border-radius:5px;-moz-border-radius:5px;-webkit-border-radius:5px;background-color:#fff;padding:0 0 2px 0;z-index:10;}
    #pageshare .sbutton {float:left;clear:both;margin:5px 5px 0 5px;}
    .fb_share_count_top {width:48px !important;}
    .fb_share_count_top, .fb_share_count_inner {-moz-border-radius:3px;-webkit-border-radius:3px;}
    .FBConnectButton_Small, .FBConnectButton_RTL_Small {width:49px !important; -moz-border-radius:3px;-webkit-border-radius:3px;}
    .FBConnectButton_Small .FBConnectButton_Text {padding:2px 2px 3px !important;-moz-border-radius:3px;-webkit-border-radius:3px;font-size:8px;}
    <div id='pageshare' title="Share This With Your Friends">
    <div class='sbutton' id='rt'>
    <a href="http://twitter.com/share" class="twitter-share-button" data-count="vertical" >Tweet</a>
    <script src='http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js' type="text/javascript"></script>
    <div class='sbutton' id='gb'>
    <script src="http://connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js#xfbml=1"></script>
    <div class="fb-share-button" data-type="box_count"></div></div>
    <div class='sbutton' id='gplusone'>
    <g:plusone size="tall"></g:plusone>
    <div class='sbutton' id='at'>
    <a class="addthis_counter"></a>
    <script type="text/javascript" src="//s7.addthis.com/js/300/addthis_widget.js"></script>
    <div style="clear: both;font-size: 9px;text-align:center;"> <a href="http://www.ogbongeblog.com/2013/04/floating-sharing-bar-for-blogger-blogs.html" rel="nofollow">Get this</a></div>
    <!-- floating page sharers End -->

    Save the gadget and click "Save arrangement" button on the upper right corner.

    View your blog and I hope it works for you.


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