Creating Radial Social Share Buttons with jQuery - socialCircle

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Creating Radial Social Share Buttons with jQuery - socialCircle

socialCircle is a jQuery plugin that allows the user to reveal and hide radial social share buttons with a toggle button. Also can be used to create a radial popup menu for your website navigation.

How to use it:

1. Include the Font Awesome 4 for the social icons (Optional).

<link rel="stylesheet" href="font-awesome.min.css">

2. Add social share buttons into a container like this:

<div class="socialCircle-container">
  <div class="socialCircle-item"><i class="fa fa-google-plus"></i></div>
  <div class="socialCircle-item"><i class="fa fa-github"></i></div>
  <div class="socialCircle-item"><i class="fa fa-linkedin"></i></div>
  <div class="socialCircle-item"><i class="fa fa-facebook"></i></div>
  <div class="socialCircle-item"><i class="fa fa-twitter"></i></div>
  <div class="socialCircle-item"><i class="fa fa-pinterest"></i></div>
  <div class="socialCircle-center closed"><i class="fa fa-share-alt"></i></div>

3. Include jQuery library and the jQuery socialCircle plugin at the bottom of the web page.

<script src="jquery.min.js"></script>
<script src="scripts/socialCircle.js"></script> 

4. Call the plugin on the parent container.

$( ".socialCircle-center" ).socialCircle(OPTIONS);

5. The required CSS to style the social share buttons.

.socialCircle-item {
  width: 80px;
  height: 80px;
  position: absolute;
  background: #333;
  margin: 50%;
  text-align: center;
  color: #ffffff;
  font-size: 30px;
  cursor: pointer;

.socialCircle-container {
  position: relative;
  width: 500px;
  height: 500px;
  margin: 0 auto;

.socialCircle-center {
  width: 120px;
  height: 120px;
  background: #35DBCD;
  margin: 50%;
  position: absolute;
  text-align: center;
  color: #ffffff;
  font-size: 60px;
  cursor: pointer;

6. Customize the radial social share buttons.

$( ".socialCircle-center" ).socialCircle({

  // Rotate in degrees around the circle 0 to 360
  rotate: 0,

  // Distance of icons from the center

  // Divide circle by
  circleSize: 2,

  // Animation speed


This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by CarrieShort. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.