Stefan Baumgartner

Web ops, performance and front-end

Caring for Sharing: Social share URLs

17 June 2013 by @ddprrt | Posted in: HTML5

I truly hate social media share buttons. Especially those plugins which not only are coded badly but also create heavy traffic and performance issues. Plus, they're a pain in the ass to place correctly. If you really want to use (or have to use) those social liking/sharing/tweeting stuff, use their share URLs. Every single one of them has such, and you can either open them in a pop-up or in a new window. Here they are:






Just replace {articleUrl} with the respective location.

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