In this article, we will be going over how to embed third party sharethis social media share buttons on your website.





How to Receive the Code


To embed sharethis share buttons on your web-pages, first navigate to https://sharethis.com/


Then click on Start with Share Buttons:




Specify your sharing buttons option and click on Next:





Important Note: 


Before clicking Next, customize the share buttons further by clicking Customize your share buttons:




Drag and order these buttons:




Add or remove buttons:





It is even possible to further customize the design and settings:





After customizing these buttons and clicking Next, it will ask to specify the platform, now choose the HTML option and click Next:





Now either login or signup to receive the code and click on Get The Code:




Which will display the installation guide for HTML:






How to Embed the Code On Static Pages



To embed the code on a static pages, copy the first code:





And paste it on the websites Additional HEAD Code section which is under Settings --> Design Settings --> Custom CSS/HEAD tab:





Then copy the second code:



Navigate to Toolbox --> Widget Manager --> Click on New Widget:





And create the new widget with the given code:





Copy the new widgets shortcode:





Now with the shortcode of the widget, call these buttons on any page you prefer under Content --> Edit Web Pages --> Click Edit on existing page or click on New Web Page to create a new web page:





And simply paste the code in the text editor section:




The buttons will appear on the front-end page immediately: