Frontend Social Buttons without JavaScript

ow to embed some social sharing buttons in a website without Javascript or any third party code

If you want to make a website easy to share, you actually don’t need to require external javascript SDKs (including privacy violations) at all. All the major services do have a static HTTP endpoint you can link to. This example includes facebook, twitter and whatsapp:

<p class="sharing-buttons">
  <a target="_blank" class="whatsapp" href="//{{url}}">Whatsapp</a>

just replace {{url}} with the current page url you want to get shared!

.sharing-buttons {
  text-align: center;
  a {
    color: white;
    text-decoration: none;
    padding: 5px 10px;
    display: inline-block;
  a:hover {
    color: white;
    cursor: pointer;
  .twitter {
    background: #41b7d8;
  .facebook {
    background: #3b5997;
  .whatsapp {
    background: #25d366;

This SCSS snippet will make them look usable right away, but you can customize as you like.

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