Select and Share Pro WordPress Plugin Documentation


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Select and Share Pro is a powerful Select and Share Pro, a WordPress plugin to create especially for post content social sharing. This plugin is fully responsive and mobile-friendly with powerful backend options.

This document is written very carefully by keeping the mindset that it should be easily understood for beginner to advanced user or developers.

1) Getting Started: This section will very helpful for quick start and understand how the plugin works.
2) Detailed Document: This section explains everything about Select and Share Pro plugin with every setting.
3) Other: This section provides information about miscellaneous items like plugin features, FAQ, License Key etc.

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1. Installation Via WordPress Admin Area

  1. Step 1. Log into your WordPress admin area.
  2. Step 2. Click on the left side plugin menu.
  3. Step 3. Now at the top you can see the Add New button, click the button.
  4. Step 4. Again at the top you can see/view Upload Plugin button, click the button.
  5. Step 5. Now upload the plugin zip file ( that you have downloaded from your members area at Solwin Infotech website. After upload, install the zip and click on "Activate Plugin".

Plugin Installation

Plugin Upload

Plugin Install

Plugin Activation

2. Installation Via FTP

  1. Step 1. Download Select and Share Pro plugin zip file ( from your members area at Solwin Infotech website.
  2. Step 2. Extract Zip file. It will create "Select and Share Pro" folder with all plugin files & folder inside it. (Remember the extracted folder path).
  3. Step 3. Using your FTP program, upload the non-zipped plugin folder into the "/wp-content/plugins/" folder on your server.
  4. Step 4. Go to Dashboard » Plugins » Installed Plugins and find Select and Share Pro from plugin list.
  5. Step 5. Click on Activate to activate Select and Share Pro.
Note: Before going to the detail document, preview the "Quick Guide" of the "Select and Share Pro".

Share Setting

Share With Setting

1. Supported Post Type

Select your post type where you want to set Select and Share Pro widget.

2. Supported Category

Select chosen post type category from the list.

3. Text To Be Shared

Using this you can set sharing option like the selected content or whole content.

4. Enter Content Word Limit

Select the word limit to share.

Share With

Share With Setting

1. Select Share With

Select social site name form the list like below.

Custom Share Link

Using this feature you can also other custom site share URL here...

1. Share Button Text

Add share button text here.

2. Share URL

Set URL for that website and parameter give below.

{url}, {title} and {excerpt}...

3. Share Icon

Set icon URL.

Layout Presets

Preset Setting

1. Select Other Preset Layout

Click no button to select sharing layout.


All layout presets.

Frontend Widget

Frontend Widget Setting

1. Select Share Button Type

Select share button type from drop down list.

  • Icon: To set social icons only.
  • Text: To set social icons's text only.
  • Icon + Text: To set social icons's icon and text.
  • Image: To set social icons's image only.

  • Icon Setting

    1. Color

    Select share icon color.

    2. Background Color

    Select share icon background color.

    3. Font Size

    Select share icon font size.

    4. Line Height

    Select share icon font line height.

    5. Padding

    Select padding for icon.

    6. Border

    Set border color type and width for share icon.

    7. Border Radius

    Set left, right, top, and bottom border radius for share icon.

    8. Icon Position

    Select Position for social icon from dropdown list.

    Note: Icon setting visible only for when you select "Icon" and "Icon + Text" from "Select Share Button Type" option.

    Text Setting

    1. Text Font Size

    Select font size for social text.

    2. Text Color

    Select font color for social text.

    Box Setting

    1. Enable Box Shadow

    Click on Yes or No to Enable or Disable box shadow on social box.

    2. Box Shadow Color

    Select color for box shadow.

    3. Background Color

    Select background color for box.

    4. Border

    Set border color type and width for box.

    5. Border Radius

    Set border radius for share icon.

    6. Select No.of Columns

    Set columns number to set icon.

    Note: Text setting visible only for when you select "Text" and "Icon + Text" from "Select Share Button Type" option.

    Widget Setting

    1. Display Widget in Popup

    Click on Yes or No to Enable or Disable set widget box in popup or simple box.

    2. Widget Title

    Set title for widget.

    3. Title Color

    Set color for widget title.

    4. Title Background Color

    Set background color for widget title.

    5. Widget Border Color

    Set border color for widget.

    6. Enable Box Shadow

    Click on Yes or No to Enable or Disable box shadow on widget box.

    7. Box Shadow color

    Select color for box shadow.

    8. Widget Extra Class

    Set class for widget area to set custom CSS.

    Other Setting

    Other Setting

    1. Twitter User Name

    Enter your user name for twitter sharing.

    2. Custom CSS

    Add your custom CSS code here.

    Select and Share Pro plugin features


    Select and Share Pro is language compatible, thus can be translated into multiple languages. You can use POEdit plugin for translation.

    1. Step 1. Install Poedit tool and open it
    2. Step 2. Open .POT file from /wp-content/plugins/select-and-share-pro/languages/ that you want to translate
      .pot file editin in Poedit tool
    3. Step 3. Now, click on "Save"
    4. Step 4. A popup will appear, enter your Language code ( Ex :- "ca_CA" for English (Canada)) in language option

      Translation property
    5. Step 5. Then select source path tab and you have to modify this path to full path of your plugin that you want to translate.

      Select path
    6. Step 6. Then press ok button.
    7. Step 7. Then give file name like this select-and-share-pro-ca_CA.po for English (Canada) language.
    8. Step 8. Then save file inside language folder in plugin that you want to translate and all strings are appear in your poedit editor POT file
    9. Step 9. Select your string that you want to translate and in bottom side there are two options one is Source Text and another one is Translation Translate string
    10. Step 10. Source Text keep as it is and in the Translation section enter your translated string of selected string that you want to translate and then save it.
    11. Step 11. Repeat step 10 untill your all strings to be translate.
    12. Step 12. Now you will get two separate files – a .po file and a .mo file.

      Note: When you save the files, you must name them according to your language code. Find a list of language codes at WordPress in your Language. For example, the language code for English (Canada) is ca_CA, so you would save the translated files as ca_CA.po and

      PO MO file
    13. Step 13. Then go to wp-config.php file then enter the below code.
      define('WPLANG', 'Your language code'); for Ex.(ca_CA for English (Canada)) then save it.
    14. Step 14. Select language from admin side, Go to Dashboard » Settings » General in that check Site Language options.

      Select language
    15. Step 15. Check language prefix in front end, view HTML.

      Language prefix
    For more about translating WordPress themes please visit the following link :


    1. Will Select and Share Pro work with my theme?

    Yes, Select and Share Pro will work with any WordPress setup. If you are facing any compatibility issue with Select and Share Pro plugin then, please contact for plugin support .

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