How to Install ShareThis Tools on Blogger

By December 15, 2020

In order for ShareThis tools to work on your Blogger site, follow the steps below to add your unique ShareThis code to the header section of your website: 

  1. Log in to your ShareThis platform account. If you don’t have a ShareThis account, sign up for free here.
  2. Select the ShareThis tool you would like to use and activate it by clicking the Enable tool button.
  3. Select the Activate code button in the top right corner. In the pop-up, click the Copy code button.
  4. Log in to your Blogger account.
  5. In the left hand navigation bar, click Layout.
  6. Select any of the Add a Gadget links in the layout.
  7. Choose the HTML/Javascript gadget from the list.
  8. Paste the unique ShareThis code that you copied from step 2 into the content section of the gadget.
  9. Click Save.

Adding Inline ShareThis Tools

Inline tools require an extra snippet of code to work on your site. If you would like to install our inline share buttons, follow buttons, reaction buttons, or social feed tools on your website, you will need to add placement code wherever you want the tool to appear. 

  1. In your ShareThis platform, select the ShareThis tool you want to use and copy the placement code.
  2. In your Blogger account, navigate to a page or post.
  3. Select the pencil dropdown on the left of the tool bar and toggle to the HTML view.
  4. Paste the placement code that you copied from the ShareThis platform, wherever you want the ShareThis tool to appear.
  5. Save or publish your changes.

Need help? Get in touch with us at support@sharethis.com