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XF 1.5 Facebook liking vs. sharing

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by tribedude, Jul 27, 2016.

  1. tribedude

    tribedude Active Member

    I am wondering about the "Recommend" link in Xenforo.... Isn't this just a like button?

    I would rather have a "Share" button to share a thread on fb as it seems to me it would offer more engagement.

    Is there a way to have a "Share" link instead of a "Recommend" link? Or both even?
  2. andybond

    andybond Active Member

  3. FredC

    FredC Well-Known Member

    interesting i guess i never noticed the default share buttons don't technically share much of anything..
    Alternately you can use the numerical post sharing permalinks found next to the like and reply buttons of every post. At one time i used a font awesome icon next to to corresponding numeral to draw attention to the hidden links.. I use shareaholic buttons on the index page. Im not sure specifically what or where you needed the buttons but for threads i like the numerical permalinks the best. For the sidebar you cant beat the options sharethis or shareaholic give you..
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    Last edited: Jul 28, 2016

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