Plugins/SocialBookmarking 2.0

About Social Bookmarking

The Social Bookmarking plugin inserts a customizable list of social networking sites below each item or collection in your Omeka database.


If you are using, see instructions in the section of

  • Upload and install the Social Bookmarking plugin into your plugins folder on the server, see Managing_Plugins_2.0


  • Once you have activated the plugin, click Configure. You may select whether to include the bookmarking icons on all item and/or collection pages.
  • Next, you may choose from a long list of social bookmarking tools and sites. Click the check boxes next to of as many of the icons you wish. Each icon will appear on the public items/show pages for each item, and allow site visitors to share items on their social networks.
    • Please note: the following social networking sites come pre-selected when activating the plugin: Delicious, Email, Facebook, Google Plus, Linkedin, Pinterest, and Twitter. If you do not wish to feature these, you must uncheck them.


On your public site, icons for the services you selected will appear at the bottom of each item or collection page.

By clicking on an icon, visitors can share a link to that item or collection through their favorite social networking site.


Social Bookmarking and Other Plugins

Keep in mind that if you are activating other plugins that append the items/show page for displaying content those elements may crowd the page's public display.