How to add social networking icons to your blogger posts

By adding social networking buttons to your blog, you encourage your readers to promote your blog/posts to social networking giants like Facebook, Twitter,Technorati, myspace, digg e.t.c. and this helps generate some resounding traffic to your blog.

In this tutorial we shall be tackle ways on how to add these on your "blogger" blog.

Lets kick start:

1. Log into your blogger account.

2. Go to design>edit HTML

3. Check the expand "Expand widgets box".

4. Next search for this piece of code below

<data:post.body/>

5. Now Paste the code below immediately after the code stated above.

<!--Social Bookmarking Icons Start-->
<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == &quot;item&quot;'>
<div align='left'>
<script class='share-it' src='http://tweetmeme.com/i/scripts/button.js' type='text/javascript'/>
<span class='post-icons'>
<!--Stumble--><a expr:href='&quot;http://www.stumbleupon.com/refer.php?url=&quot; + data:post.url + &quot;&amp;title=&quot; + data:post.title' target='_blank' title='Stumble This'><img alt='Stumble This' border='0' src='http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_vLeiVavkV_M/SnleiulEMVI/AAAAAAAABeU/kO09nNTlQeo/s200/stumbleupon.png'/></a>
<!--Technorati--><a expr:href='&quot;http://www.technorati.com/faves?add=&quot; + data:post.url' target='_blank' title='Fav This With Technorati'><img alt='Fav This With Technorati' border='0' src='http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_vLeiVavkV_M/SnlenauwzjI/AAAAAAAABec/btszO5xBOgg/s200/technorati.png'/></a>
<!--Delicious--><a expr:href='&quot;http://del.icio.us/post?url=&quot; + data:post.url + &quot;&amp;title=&quot; + data:post.title' target='_blank' title='Add To Del.icio.us'><img alt='Add To Del.icio.us' border='0' src='http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_vLeiVavkV_M/Snld35mPSDI/AAAAAAAABds/ccrOpOmP9Zk/s200/delicious.png'/></a>
<!--Digg--><a expr:href='&quot;http://digg.com/submit?phase=2&amp;url=&quot; + data:post.url + &quot;&amp;title=&quot; + data:post.title' target='_blank' title='Digg This'><img alt='Digg This' border='0' src='http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_vLeiVavkV_M/Snld_x-wXoI/AAAAAAAABd0/cTsGU_Y-zQ8/s200/digg.png'/></a>
<!--Reddit--><a expr:href='&quot;http://reddit.com/submit?url=&quot; + data:post.url + &quot;&amp;title=&quot; + data:post.title' target='_blank' title='Add To Reddit'><img alt='Add To Reddit' border='0' src='http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_vLeiVavkV_M/SnleX1tMMtI/AAAAAAAABeM/gQSYdrmSc3k/s200/reddit.png'/></a>
<!--Facebook--><a expr:href='&quot;http://www.facebook.com/sharer.php?u=&quot; + data:post.url + &quot;&amp;title=&quot; + data:post.title' target='_blank' title='Add To Facebook'><img alt='Add To Facebook' border='0' src='http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_vLeiVavkV_M/SnleIlLdGwI/AAAAAAAABd8/RfHnWIGGMEY/s200/facebook.png'/></a>
<!--Yahoo--><a expr:href='&quot;http://myweb2.search.yahoo.com/myresults/bookmarklet?t=&quot; + data:post.url + &quot;&amp;title=&quot; + data:post.title' target='_blank' title='Add To Yahoo'><img alt='Add To Yahoo' border='0' src='http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_vLeiVavkV_M/SnlexsGX2QI/AAAAAAAABes/ai6zvzZKCgw/s200/yahoo.png'/></a>
</span>
</div>
</b:if>
<!--Social Bookmarking Icons End-->

After adding the above codes, these icons wont be visible on the homepage but below every post. Click on this link to see how your icons will look below your posts. ---Enjoy!

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Comments 17 comments

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rpalulis 5 years ago from NY

Very cool, thanks for sharing this code!


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Rhonda Waits 5 years ago from The Emerald Coast

Wow This is great. Thanks


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dexixy 5 years ago from Kampala Author

Your welcome rpalulis, glad this was helpul


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dexixy 5 years ago from Kampala Author

Your welcome rhonda, thanks for stopping by


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shai77 5 years ago

Hi :-)

Thumb up :-)


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ghomefitness 5 years ago from Chicago,IL

Good info I will bookmark for later use.


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Cheeky Girl 5 years ago from UK and Nerujenia

Great information, well worth bookmarking and very useful! Cheers!


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dexixy 5 years ago from Kampala Author

ghomefitness Great to know that this was helpful and thanks for commenting


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dexixy 5 years ago from Kampala Author

Cheecky Girl thanks for the compliments and hope to write more useful hubs, cheers


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YU_First 1 5 years ago from Uganda

Great tip.

I am happy to have learned one more new thing from you. Cheers


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dexixy 5 years ago from Kampala Author

YU_First 1 Great you learnt something from me and thanks for reading my hubs Cheers


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acaetnna 5 years ago from Guildford

This is so useful thank you. I had no idea how to do this.


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dexixy 5 years ago from Kampala Author

Great it helped acaetnna, thanks for your comment


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dexixy 5 years ago from Kampala Author

acaetnna ,great it helped, thanks for coming around


thesahmydotcom 5 years ago

thanks for sharing this. goodluck and more to come!


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