Enhance your Blogging Experience with CSS3 Social Sharing Widget

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Social media sharing has emerged as one of the easy mediums to share and spread the information with other people in your networks. As people are getting more social these days, the website owners are using more social media sharing buttons to spread the word and grab more and more traffic on their website. Thus Bloggers can now enhance their social sharing experience with the attention grabbing social media button (circle) that expands to a bunch of social sharing widget on hover.


This widget has been created using pure CSS3, having 4 social media buttons: Facebook Like button, Google +1 button, Tweet button and MainShareThis button to give it more captivating look.
Note: The animated zoom out feature in this Social Sharing widget works only on latest browsers and not Internet Explorer (not tested on IE10).

Live Demo

How to add this widget to your blog

  1. Login to Blogger dashboard > Design tab > Edit HTML.
  2. Click on Expand Template widgets check box.
  3. Search for <div class=’post-footer-line post-footer-line-1′> HTML tag.
  4. And add the given below code after it.

5.Save your template and you are done!


The demo and the post codes are same, you can made adjustments according to your blog design. No more customization is required for this CSS3 social sharing widget for blogging. But still if you want to replace your existing share this script with this ShareThis script, you can.

Once all changes are made, save everything and check the widget.

Hope you liked the tutorial, and if so, do ShareThis in your network too. 🙂

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