The Core Component Social Sharing Component is a Facebook and Pinterest sharing widget.
The Social Sharing Component has been depreciated with Core Components release 2.18.0.
The Social Sharing Component adds Facebook and Pinterest sharing links to the page. It is often included in page headers or footers.
Unlike other components, the settings for the Social Sharing Component is done by the template author via Initial Page properties and by the content author via Page Properties.
The current version of the Social Sharing Component is v1, which was introduced with release 1.0.0 of the Core Components, and is described in this document.
The following table details all supported versions of the component and the AEM versions with which the versions of the component is compatible.
|Component Version||AEM 6.4||AEM 6.5||AEM as a Cloud Service|
release 2.17.4 and prior
|Compatible, deprecated||Compatible, deprecated|
For more information about Core Component versions and releases, see the document Core Components Versions.
The latest technical documentation about the Sharing Component can be found on GitHub.
Further details about developing Core Components can be found in the Core Components developer documentation.
Because sharing requires special page headers, any sharing must be enabled at the page level. Therefore, for the content author additional edit options for the sharing component are available through the sharing tab the page properties.
Because sharing requires special page headers, any sharing must be enabled at the page level. Therefore, for the template author the design options for the sharing component are available through the initial page properties.