Orkut Share link for your Website / Blogger, WordPress blogs

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Google has announced Orkut Share API (similar to Facebook share ) which can be added to any website / blog.Use the below javascript codes for Adding Orkut Share link to your website(s).

Description about the javascript parameters:
(Note: if you want a text only link, please use
customText : “Share this on Orkut!” instead of
customImage : ‘http://i48.tinypic.com/9urbs9.png’
in any of the below code)

1. Adding the default Orkut Share button to any webpage

<script 
src="http://orkut-share.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/orkutShare.js">
</script>



2. Adding a custom Image with Orkut Share link

<script>var orkutShare = {
customImage : 'http://i48.tinypic.com/9urbs9.png'
}</script>
<script 
src="http://orkut-share.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/orkutShare.js">
</script>

You can use your own Image by providing the Image url in the above code (In the place of http://i48.tinypic.com/9urbs9.png)


3. Sharing a custom URL, Page Title with default Image

<script>var orkutShare = {
url : 'http://www.didiknow.com',
title: 'Did I Know?'
}</script>
<script 
src="http://orkut-share.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/orkutShare.js">
</script>

4. Sharing a custom URL, Page Title with a custom Image

<script>var orkutShare = {
url : 'http://www.didiknow.com',
title: 'Did I Know?',
customImage : 'http://i48.tinypic.com/9urbs9.png'
}</script>
<script 
src="http://orkut-share.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/orkutShare.js">
</script>

5. Want more custom? you can provide the content text, and Thumbnail of your webpage, and also the message for sharing the page

<script>var orkutShare = {
url : 'http://www.didiknow.com',
title: 'Did I Know?',
customImage : 'http://i48.tinypic.com/9urbs9.png',
content : 'A blog that follows Google, Friend connect, 
GMail, Chrome and more..',
shareText : 'Check out this website',
thumbnail : 'http://i50.tinypic.com/2luuxw5.png'
}</script>
<script 
src="http://orkut-share.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/orkutShare.js">
</script>

Change the URL and Page title to your own URL and Page title.

Adding Orkut Share link for Blogger blogs





1. Goto Blogger dashboard of your blog.
2. Goto Layout tab, click “Edit Html”
3. Check the “Expand Widget Templates” checkbox
4. Locate
<div class='post-footer'>
in the template.
5. Just below the above code, paste any of the below code snippet, and save the template.


Default Orkut Share Image

<script>var orkutShare = {
url : '<data:post.url/>',
title: '<data:post.title/>'
}</script>
<script 
src="http://orkut-share.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/orkutShare.js">
</script>


Custom Orkut Share Image

<script>var orkutShare = {
url : '<data:post.url/>',
title: '<data:post.title/>',
customImage : 'http://i48.tinypic.com/9urbs9.png'
}</script>
<script 
src="http://orkut-share.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/orkutShare.js">
</script>

You can use your own Image by providing the Image url in the above code (In the place of http://i48.tinypic.com/9urbs9.png)

Adding Orkut share link to WordPress blog
Paste the following code on your single.php file, within the loop:

<a href="http://promote.orkut.com/preview?nt=orkut.com&
tt=<?php the_title();?>&du=<?php the_permalink();?>" 
target="_blank">Share on Orkut</a>


Instead of “Share on Orkut” text, you can use any image, like,

<a href="http://promote.orkut.com/preview?nt=orkut.com&
tt=<?php the_title();?>&du=<?php the_permalink();?>" 
target="_blank">
<img src="http://code.google.com/apis/orkut/docs/images/share.gif" 
border=0>
</a>

You many also want to add Facebook, Digg, Buzz, Tweet buttons or/and

Delicious bookmark button + Counter for your website, Blogger blog


Orkut Share on Google Code

  • Srikanthck

    i tried many script to add orkut share button for my site [ http://scrapsway.com ] even from orkut blog but no use, finally i find the script in this blog, i get the share button now. Thanks to author.