Telerik UI for ASP.NET AJAX

The RadSocialShare is a control that allows you to easily connect your site with the popular social networks or let the user send an e-mail with the link. It creates a centralized bar in which you can choose in which networks your users will be able to share the content. You are also allowed to make only a handful of the buttons visible initially and place the rest in a popup with a search box.

socialshare-overview

Key features:

  • Easy customization of the content the user shares

    • The current page or custom URL

    • The developer can preset the title of the post the user will share, this overriding the page's title / URL

  • Two types of sharing buttons:

    • Styled buttons - by default provide consistent look, size and icons for the most popular features of the social networks, yet can be fully customized in terms of size, icon, text and tooltip

    • Standard buttons - they are rendered by the social networks themselves and provide their full functionality

  • Two buttons collections to fully customize the look and feel of the control

    • Main Buttons - these are always shown on the page and the social network is only a click away

    • Compact Buttons - If you do not want to overload the page with buttons deemed as rarely used you can leave the rest in a popup that gets opened via the RadCompactButton.

  • Visual Button Configurator that allows you to configure the button collections quickly and without writing a single line of code

  • Ability to send the URL as an e-mail

    • Via the default mail client from the user's machine, thus from the user's own account

    • Via a built-in mail form that sends the e-mail on behalf of the user from an address and server declared by the developer

  • Easy integration with Google Analytics

  • Client-side events which allow you to thank the user or prevent multiple clicks

  • The popular Telerik skinning mechanism to match the rest of the site

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