If you have had difficulty adding the share buttons to the bottom of your posts, this tip is for you!
A little while ago, Blogger came out with a super easy way to add share buttons. To get the buttons, all you had to do was check a little box in your edit posts section. These buttons appeared instantly if you had an original, untouched Blogger template. Problem is that once the post footer section (for signatures, post separators/dividers) has been changed, the share button trick probably won't work.
I figured out an easy way around that issue. It's not very hard to add the buttons, but it does require that you make a change to the HTML of your template. Be sure to download a current copy of your template before beginning.
How To Add Share Buttons To A Tweaked Template:
1. Download your template, then click on Expand Widget Templates.
2. Scroll down until you see
<div class="post-footer-line post-footer-line-3">
Windows users: Click here for a tip on how to find things easily within the HTML of your template.
3. Paste the following code directly behind the above code: <span class="post-share-buttons"><b:include data="post" name="shareButtons"></b:include></span>
4. Preview and Save.
Don't like where the share buttons appear? You can experiment with pasting the code in other lines of your post footer. For example: I pasted the code immediately behind the quick edit pencil icon on post footer line 1 because I wanted the share buttons to appear after the comment line instead of below it. Modifying the placement of the code makes this an advanced tip, so use extreme caution and go super slow.
If I have put a signature or post separator on your blog and you desire share buttons without the hassle, I can add them to your blog for $5.
Oh, and a little unrelated bit of information: I will be accepting new makeover orders this summer. More details to come!
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