How To Add SMS Sharing Button In WordPress?

There are various plugins that allows your users to share posts on social networking websites. Earlier we have discussed about adding Whats App sharing button in WordPress, read:

  1. WhatsApp Sharing For WordPress Can Increase Your Website Traffic
  2. Enable WhatsApp Sharing Button In Jetpack Powered WordPress Site

Now you may also activate SMS sharing button so that your users would be able to share your content by sending links to mobile numbers via SMS.

Transmit SMS Share button is a WordPress plugin that enables you to display a SMS button on your website. By clicking this button a popup is displayed, where a visitor can enter the mobile number to send content as a text message.

It can also be useful for addresses and phone numbers displayed so that users can easily text themselves your contact details. It gives the recipient a quick to access bookmark so they do not have to open your website manually using their phone and search for the article they wanted to read later.

Start by installing ‘Transmit SMS Share’ plugin in WordPress

Upon activation visit Transmit SMS -> Transmit SMS Share. Add your Transmit SMS API Key and Secret, customize other options and then use the WordPress shortcode in your post content.

SMS Sharing For Jetpack Users

Jetpack by WordPress.com users may use ‘SMS Sharing Button for Jetpack‘ plugin to enable SMS sharing button within Jetpack’s social sharing bar.

Simply install-activate the plugin, then visit your admin area dashboard Settings -> Sharing page to drag-drop new SMS sharing button in your sharing toolbar. Another plugin called ‘SendToSMS Sharing Button for Jetpack‘ also get this job done.

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