How can I share a single NextGEN Gallery image?

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The problem with “lightbox” effects is that these overlayed images don’t have a URL, so you cannot share them. Instead, you have to create a Page with a [singlepic] shortcode, or select the “Show ImageBrowser” option in the Gallery settings. When using the “ImageBrowser” option, images will be displayed on their own, with a unique URL that can be shared (instead of layering an effect over the current browser window).

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How can I share a single NextGEN Gallery image?

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The problem with “lightbox” effects is that these overlayed images don’t have a URL, so you cannot share them. Instead, you have to create a Page with a [singlepic] shortcode, or select the “Show ImageBrowser” option in the Gallery settings. When using the “ImageBrowser” option, images will be displayed on their own, with a unique URL that can be shared (instead of layering an effect over the current browser window).

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Tracking Individual Social Button Shares

The main feature of the NGFB plugin for WordPress is to add Open Graph and Twitter Card meta tags (among others) to the head section of webpages, but it also offers social buttons for sharing webpages. The social buttons can be added to the content, as shortcodes, widgets, etc. In version 6.9, a new filter was added for the URL shared by each social button. A “source ID” is passed to the filter along with the URL, to identify the social button needing the URL, and its location (content, shortcode, widget, etc.).

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