Add Twitter and Facebook horizontal share buttons to thesis teaser box (Home Page)

Gowtham V
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Facebook and twitter share buttons are vital for a blog to spread via social medias.We have written many tutorials about thesis theme customization.In this post we are going to share a  tutorial on how to add Twitter and Facebook horizontal share buttons to thesis teaser box (Home Page) like the new Shoutmeloud thesis theme

Here is a screenshot of the sharing buttons


1.First open custom_functions.php file by going to /wp-content/themes/thesis_18/custom folder using an FTP client

2.Backup the custom_functions.php and custom.css files and then continue with these steps

3.Add the below php code to the custom_functions.php file to add the Facebook and twitter buttons and save the file.Don’t forget to change the letter in green to your site name.

function tweet_button_home() {
 <div class="mtsshare">
 <div class="tweet">
 <a href="" class="twitter-share-button" data-count="horizontal"
 data-via="mytechshout">Tweet</a><script type="text/javascript"
 <?php }
 add_action('thesis_hook_after_teaser', 'tweet_button_home');
 function facebook_button_home() {
 <div class="mtsshare">
 <div class="flike">
 <iframe src="<?php echo urlencode(get_permalink($post->ID));
 scrolling="no" frameborder="0" allowTransparency="true" style="border:none; overflow:hidden; width:80px;
 <?php }
 add_action('thesis_hook_after_teaser', 'facebook_button_home');

4.Then add the below css code to the custom.css file in the same thesis custom folder and save it

.mtsshare {    display: block;    float: left;    margin: 8px 10px 20px 0;}
.tweet {    float: left;    height: 20px;    margin: 0 20px 0 0;    overflow: hidden;    width: 100px;}
.flike {    float: left;    height: 20px;    margin: 0 15px 0 0;    width: 75px;}

5.Now refresh your home page to see the twitter and facebook share buttons in action.

To add twitter and other share buttons to posts , I suggest you to read this post

Add twitter,Digg,Facebook share buttons to wordpress thesis

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