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UO Blogs: AddThis Social Share Plugin

AddThis Social Share allows you to add social media buttons to your blog posts enabling those who follow your blog to share your content via social media (Facebook, Twitter, E-Mail, Tumblr, Pinterest, etc.).

After activating the plugin, go to Settings > AddThis to modify the look of the buttons. Also, here you can decide if you want the social media buttons to appear above or below your post. 

*If you create a free AddThis.com account, you can track the social media statistics of your blog.

Depending on the style of buttons you choose, your posts will look similar to:

When a reader clicks on one of the social media buttons, a new window will pop-up allowing the reader to share the post: