How to Install ShareThis’ Tools on Multiple Shopify Stores

You can manage multiple stores on Shopify via the ShareThis Platform (by adding their domains), to do this, you will need to manually add the ShareThis <script> code inside the <head> of your site(s), simply follow the steps below:

  1. Log in or Sign up to the ShareThis Platform.
  2. In the left navigation bar, click Settings and select + Add new domain under the Domains section.
  3. In the pop-up window, add the domain URL of your Shopify store and click Add new domain.
  4. Now that you’ve added your new domain, select the Activate code button in the top right corner and click the Copy code button in the pop-up window. 
  5. Log in to your Shopify website.
  6. In the left navigation bar, select Online Store > Themes, and from the Actions dropdown, click Edit Code.
  7. From the different files and folders, go to Layout and click theme.liquid.
  8. Copy and paste the unique ShareThis code that you copied from step 4 into the <head> section of your website.
  9. If you are installing inline tools, you can choose between:
    Installing ShareThis tools on a product page
    Installing ShareThis tools on a page or blog

    Note: Inline tools require an extra snippet of code to work on your site. If you would like to install our Inline Share Buttons or Follow Buttons, you will need to add placement code wherever you want the tool to appear.

To add the ShareThis tool to your product page 

  1. In the left navigation bar, select Online Store > Themes and then click Actions Edit Code.
  2. Within the Layout tab, scroll down to Sections and select main-product.liquid (If you’re using an older theme, go to Templates and locate the product.liquid file). Then, find the following code:
    {{ product.description }}
    Note: You can use Control + F to search for the word “description” on it (please be sure to click on the inside of the file so you can search for content within the code editor ), try placing the buttons in a new line after the section or lines which have this name. A section/element it’s delimited with the “}” character at the end of it.

  3. Copy and paste the relevant placement code above or below your product description. 
    1. Share Buttons placement code:
      <div class="sharethis-inline-share-buttons"></div>
    2. Follow Buttons placement code:
      <div class="sharethis-inline-follow-buttons"></div>

For your convenience, here’s a preview:

To add the ShareThis tool to your page or blog

  1. In the left navigation bar, select Online Store > Pages. Then, click on the page where you want to display your buttons in. 
  2. Click the Show HTML <> button in the Content section.
  3. Copy and paste the relevant placement code below wherever you want the ShareThis tool to appear. 
    1. Share Buttons placement code:
      <div class="sharethis-inline-share-buttons"></div>
    2. Follow Buttons placement code
      <div class="sharethis-inline-follow-buttons"></div>