How to add a LinkedIn share button to your Olitt website

LinkedIn share button enables you to share your content with your Linkedin network. You only need to specify the Id of the element to display the button while LinkedIn share button plugin laps up the complexity. Pretty simple! 

Follow the guide below to add the button

Open a new tab on your browser and log in to your Olitt account.

Once you log in to your account, select websites to enter “my websites” page. Hover the mouse cursor over the templates and select the edit template.

You can create the HTML div element or use already defined div element in your template. Scroll down and click on the section you wish to display the linked in button. Upon the context menu that pops up, click on the edit icon.

The id is the HTML tag attribute that uniquely identifies the element with the document/page. Add the id on the container element selected above.

Save the changes and return to “my website” page.

From the “my website” page, click the more (…) options and select plugins. 

From the list that appears, scroll down and locate “LinkedIn share button”.  Click on Expand.

Add the id element you created above as shown below.

Click on the “connect” button and now you should be able to see “connected” green text.

You can verify the integration by refreshing your website. If you completed the above steps successfully, you should be able to see the LinkedIn share button on a section where you added the linkedin_share_button id.

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