Social Button Component

Customized social media links.

This feature works comparably in both the Classic and Flex UI versions of the UBCMS. In the future, screenshots and language will be updated to reflect Flex UI.

On this page:

  • Use the Open in New Window setting sparingly.

> Read more.

Last reviewed: September 21, 2021

Using This Component

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The component as first displayed.

This component has only one tab. It can be used in the header or footer.

Button Text - Enter the label you want displayed in your footer.

Button Link - Enter the link to your social media channel.

Button Icon - Choose from these services:

  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • Snapchat
  • YouTube
  • LinkedIn
  • Pinterest
  • Flickr
  • RSS
  • TikTok
  • Wordpress

Open in new window - This optional setting forces the clicked link to open in a new browser tab or window.

  • When that is selected, an additional icon will follow the linked text, to alert visitors that they will be taken to a new browser window, or even leave the current website. > Read more about link labels.
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Additional Buttons Are Possible

Unit Web Leaders / Site Managers
If you have pressing needs for additional buttons, please make an Enhancement Request. If there is sufficient demand, we will add them to the development queue.

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