How to create and use a Social Button

This article is going to show you how to create a Social Button, using CTA Now.

Important: CTA Now is designed to help you create sticky call-to-action buttons available on MOBILE views.

What is Social Button?

A social button created with CTA Now is a button that allows customers to share the page on social networks by clicking on the buttons. Social buttons created with CTA Now are sticky on mobile screens.

How to create a social button?

Create a new CTA

From CTA Now Dashboard, click “Create a new CTA” button.

Select page type, page name and specific page(s)

To get started, you need to give the button a name and select where to display it.

Depending on the page type you selected, you might be required to select the specific page(s) where you want to display the button.

Upon selecting pages, you’ll be redirected to CTA Now Editor, where you can select the type of the button.

Add Button

In this case, select “Social Button” to start.

Button Settings

In this Button Settings tab, you can change the settings of the button, which are:

Banner

Settings for banner include:

  • Enable Bar Banner: Put your Social Buttons into a banner.

  • Enable Message: Add a text message to tell people what it means by clicking on the buttons.

  • Enable Close Button: Add a close button so that your customers can close the buttons.

  • Message Content: Edit the text message.

General

You can select either of the two types of actions that take place when customers click on the buttons:

  • Share

  • Follow

If you select “Share”, then your customers have 3 options to share the page on:

  • Facebook

  • Twitter

  • Pinterest

In case you select “Follow”, there are two options:

  • Follow your Instagram

  • Follow your Youtube

You then must enter the URL to the channels accordingly.

For either action you selected, you can change the Button Order, which can be previewed from the screen on your right hand.

Button Styling

In the Button Styling tab, you can make changes to the look and feel of the buttons so that they match with the overall theme of your store.

Banner

Styling for the banner (only available when you enable bar banner) include:

  • Font Family: Click the drop-down list and select the font family option.

  • Font Size: Adjust the slider or enter a number to set the font size.

  • Text Color: Enter the color code or click on the square icon to set the text color.

  • Background: Enter the color code or click on the square icon to set the background color.

Overall

Styling for your social button in overall include:

  • Button Size: Click on Small/Medium/Large option to select the button size.

  • Button Shape: Click the drop-down list and select the button shape.

  • Border Radius: Adjust the slider or enter a number to set the border-radius.

Social button

Styling for each social button which you select

  • Text Color: Enter the color code or click on the square icon to set the text color.

  • Background Color: Enter the color code or click on the square icon to set the background color.

Note: After clicking on Save & Publish button, please check your page on mobile devices to see your sticky call to action button.