Sharing Support by Provider

Provider

Authenticated Share

Native Share

Contact Mode for
Authenticated Share

Email

Facebook

yes

yes

no

no

Google+

no

yes

no

yes

LinkedIn

yes

yes

yes

no

Mixi

yes

yes

no

no

Odnoklassniki

no

yes

no

no

Pinterest

no

yes

no

no

QQ

yes

yes

no

no

Reddit

no

yes

no

no

Sina Weibo

no

yes

no

no

Tumblr

no

yes

no

no

Tencent Weibo

yes

yes

no

no

Twitter

yes

yes

yes

no

VK

no

yes

no

no

Xing

yes

yes

yes

no

Yahoo

no

no

no

yes

Native email client

no

no

no

yes

Sharing Features

A social share may contain the following features depending on what each identity provider supports for each sharing method. These features may be set on a per provider basis using the providerFormats setting.

  • Message – The comment that will be pre-populated into the sharing message text box; may be replaced with user-generated content.
  • Title – The title/subject of the shared content.
  • Description – The description of the shared content.
  • URL – The link associated with the shared content.
  • Image – Image associated with the shared content.
  • Media – Additional media such as video or audio files associated with the shared content.
  • ActionLink – A link that appears below the user-generated message and content fields. In the case of Facebook, this link appears next to the “Like” and “Comment” links.

Provider and Share Method

Message

Title

URL

Description

Image

Media

Facebook (Broadcast Share)

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

LinkedIn (Broadcast Share)

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

no

LinkedIn (Direct Share)

yes

yes

no

no

no

no

Mixi (Broadcast Share)

yes

yes

no

no

yes

yes

Mixi (Direct Share)

yes

yes

no

no

no

no

QQ (Broadcast Share)

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

Tencent Weibo (Broadcast Share)

yes

no

no

no

yes

yes

Twitter (Broadcast Share)

yes

no

no

no

no

no

Twitter (Direct Share)

yes

no

no

no

no

no

Xing (Broadcast Share)

yes

no

no

no

no

no

Xing (Direct Share)

yes

yes

no

no

no

no

Twitter Cards

Social sharing supports Twitter Cards. When Twitter Card code is enabled on a site, a share via Twitter will include the Twitter Card metadata, which will display expanded information such as title, summary, or image data.