Social Button Component

Customized social media links.

On this page:

Accessibility
  • Link text should be meaningful..
  • Use the Open in New Window setting sparingly.

> Read more about making this component accessible.

Last reviewed: May 6, 2022

Using This Component

screenshot of the component as first displayed on the page.

The component as first displayed.

This component has only one tab. It can be used in the header or footer. Click the wrench icon to configure these settings.

Technical Restrictions

None.

Configure - Main Settings

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.
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.

Accessibility Concerns

See an Example

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