Opencart1.5 sharebuttons instruction

Installing and activation

  1. Download archive with plugin in the Shop Pinta store and save it on your computer. Unpack the archive.

  2. Connect via FTP to your site, and copy the contents of the share-buttons-oc.1.5 folder to the root of the site folder.

  1. Go to the subsection Extensions>Modules

  1. Find the Share Buttons plugin in the list (1) and click the Install button (2).

  1. To configure the plugin, click the Edit button

Plugin Page

  1. Activate the plug-in, by selecting the Enable option. Without this, the buttons will not be displayed on the site)

  1. Choose the location of the buttons on the site in the Positions field. You can place the buttons on the site as you wish

Having checked the Show Position Params (1) checkbox , you can change the appearance of the buttons on the website as you like: adjust the distance between the buttons - Margin and Padding fields (2), their size - the Width (3) field. Optionally, you can add the frame of any color to highlight the buttons on the site - the fields Background(4) and Background color(5)

  1. For each button, enter your login or phone number (depending on the selected social network) in the Href field (2). When clicking on the button on the website, the window of the selected messenger opens to communicate with the User.

Example the filling fields

  1. Onclick field. Write a function to track the number of clicks of your site by Users. When you click on the button, the Onclick event is triggered.

The number of clicks of each button on your site will be transmitted to Google Analytics.

For this purpose, a goal must be created and configured in your site’s Google Analytics account..

  1. Check the checkboxes of the instant messengers that will be displayed on your website in the Activate column

  1. In the Style Type block, select the visual display of the social network icons that your Users will see.

  1. Then click the  Save settings button

  1. Go to your site and update it. After that, the messenger buttons will appear on your site.

  1. To open a chat, click on any messenger button that is convenient for you to communicate.