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We’ve Got A New Sharing Modal (and we fixed the bug that was affecting it).

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We’ve got a brand new sharing modal in the Squidoo workshop.

The new modal appears the first time any lens is published. The modal features options for sharing to Facebook or Twitter or both, and also has a link that can be used to publish without sharing.

If you edit your lens a new orange “Update” button appears. When you click the “Update” button the new sharing modal will appear unless you shared your lens on Publish, then you’ll get this message.

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We’ve also fixed the bug that was preventing people from publishing.

Bonnie Diczhazy is the Editor-in-Chief of the SquidooHQ Blog. Send her a Tweet at @bdkz.

  • MSchindel

    Bonnie, this is a great reminder for us to share on social media as well as a quick and easy way to do it! Can we customize the wording on our tweets and FB shares? Terrific idea! :)

    • britflorida

      Yes, you can change the wording, Margaret.I just tried it :)

      • MSchindel

        Awesome – thanks, Jackie!

      • faithfuljim

        How did you change it? I couldn’t.

        • graysquidooer

          When the Tweet comes up click inside and place the cusor where you want to alter and just type make sure you don’t go over the 140 twitter limit

  • poetvix

    I like how it gives one the option not to share on the first publish allowing for a gander at any tiny edits that might have been missed before sharing. Very cool!

  • relache

    Actually, it appears to come up even when republishing an older lens too, and not just the first time a lens is published.

    • bdkz

      I’ll look into that. I think that the first time you republish an older lens the message with appear once.

  • RockinPicks

    This is a great idea. Looking forward to using it on my next lens.

  • ComfortsOfHome

    Very handy, thanks for adding this!

  • nancycarol

    I just love this, and it’s a great incentive for us to stay updated! Thanks so much Squidoo for making our work easier all the time. Thanks Bonnie for sharing this with us!

  • grammieo

    Just finished a lens review and up pops this new fangled sharing app. Great show! I’m glad it’s fixed too!

  • d-artist

    Is a modal different form a module?

    • bdkz

      A sharing modal is just the pop-up box that appears : )

      • d-artist

        OK thanks! I just noticed the sharing when I republished a lens…great idea!

  • adventuretravelshop

    I’ve already used this – what a surpirse -it’s great – love it – thanks.

  • CosmeticMom

    Glad to see the news, we have been scratching our heads on the forum.

  • DaveStone13

    Nice and clean, a positive improvement.

  • richard1988

    I like this and love seeing that the Squid HQ are trying to stimulate the site traffic. A big thanks to those developing things

  • Deborah-Diane

    That’s a handy new way to share, and it makes it quicker than ever. I used it two or three times this evening and found it easy.

  • faithfuljim

    The only thing is, it seems we can’t edit the outgoing message–Thus, I prefer the old way. For example, if I want to share on twitter, HOW CAN I ADD HASHTAGS?

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  • graysquidooer

    I prefer to copy and paste the update rather than allow any
    site to gather information of followers etc.

  • lipbalmland

    Thank you so much!

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