yiimaker/yii2-social-share Extension for sharing on social networks

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Extension for sharing on social networks

  1. Installation
  2. Usage
  3. Tests
  4. Contributing
  5. Sponsoring
  6. License

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With this extension you can share data from your web pages to any social network! Features: SEO support, default icons for social networks, easy creation of custom drivers for other social networks and more!

Documentation is at docs/guide/README.md.

Extension supports from the box next social network drivers:

drivers for messengers:

and other drivers:

also you can create your driver, it's very simple!


The preferred way to install this extension is through composer.

Either run

$ composer require yiimaker/yii2-social-share

or add

"yiimaker/yii2-social-share": "~2.3"

to the require section of your composer.json.


Configure social networks in config file

    'components' => [
        // ...
        'socialShare' => [
            'class' => \ymaker\social\share\configurators\Configurator::class,
            'socialNetworks' => [
                'vkontakte' => [
                    'class' => \ymaker\social\share\drivers\Vkontakte::class,
                'facebook' => [
                    'class' => \ymaker\social\share\drivers\Facebook::class,
                'odnoklasniki' => [
                    'class' => \ymaker\social\share\drivers\Odnoklassniki::class,

and then call widget in view file

<?= \ymaker\social\share\widgets\SocialShare::widget([
    'configurator'  => 'socialShare',
    'url'           => \yii\helpers\Url::to('absolute/route/to/page', true),
    'title'         => 'Title of the page',
    'description'   => 'Description of the page...',
    'imageUrl'      => \yii\helpers\Url::to('absolute/route/to/image.png', true),
]); ?>


You can run tests with composer command

$ composer test

or using following command

$ ./vendor/bin/codecept build && ./vendor/bin/codecept run


For information about contributing please read CONTRIBUTING.md.


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This project is released under the terms of the BSD-3-Clause license.

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