flutter_social_content_share 0.0.3
flutter_social_content_share: ^0.0.3

Flutter Android iOS

This plugin can share the contents on social media like instagram, facebook, email, sms and whatsapp. This works fine on iOS and Android platforms.

flutter_social_content_share #

Flutter Plugin for sharing contents to social media.

Introduction #

It supports both the platforms Android and iOS

It provides you with most of the popular sharing options. With this plugin you can share on instagram stories and facebook stories.

Usage #

Android Configuration #

Paste the following attribute in the manifest tag in the android/app/src/main/AndroidManifest.xml:

         `xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools"`
For example:
        <manifest xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
                xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools"
                package="your package...">

Add this piece of code in the manifest/application in the android/app/src/main/AndroidManifest.xml:

    <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.INTERNET" />
    <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE" />
    <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE" />
    <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.SEND_SMS" />
    
    <meta-data
            android:name="com.facebook.sdk.ApplicationId"
            android:value="@string/facebook_app_id" />

        <provider
            android:name="com.facebook.FacebookContentProvider"
            android:authorities="com.facebook.app.FacebookContentProvider[facebook_app_id]"
            android:exported="false" />

Create a xml file named styles.xml in the app/src/main/res/values/styles.xml folder and paste this code in the file :

<string name="facebook_app_id">xxxxxxxxxx</string>

iOS Configuration #

Add this to your Info.plist to use share on instagram and facebook story

<key>LSApplicationQueriesSchemes</key>
    <array>
        <string>fbapi</string>
        <string>fbauth</string>
        <string>fbauth2</string>
        <string>fbshareextension</string>
        <string>fbapi20130214</string>
        <string>fbapi20130410</string>
        <string>fbapi20130702</string>
        <string>fbapi20131010</string>
        <string>fbapi20131219</string>
        <string>fbapi20140410</string>
        <string>fbapi20140116</string>
        <string>fbapi20150313</string>
        <string>fbapi20150629</string>
        <string>instagram</string>
        <string>instagram-stories</string>
        <string>whatsapp</string>
    </array>
  
  <key>NSPhotoLibraryAddUsageDescription</key>
    <string>Allow $(PRODUCT_NAME) access to your photo library to upload your profile picture?</string>
    <key>NSPhotoLibraryUsageDescription</key>
    <string>Allow $(PRODUCT_NAME) access to your photo library to upload your profile picture?</string>
  

Add this if you are using share on facebook. For this you have to create an app on https://developers.facebook.com/ and get the App ID #

<key>FacebookAppID</key>
<string>xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx</string>

<key>FacebookDisplayName</key>
    <string>My App</string>

Add the below code which will help you in opening the facebook on webpage. If your facebook app is not installed in your device."xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" represents your facebook app id. #

<key>CFBundleURLTypes</key>
    <array>
        <dict>
            <key>CFBundleURLSchemes</key>
            <array>
                <string>xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx</string>
            </array>
        </dict>
    </array>
  

shareOnInstagram

FlutterSocialContentShare.share(
        type: ShareType.instagramWithImageUrl,
        imageUrl:
            "https://post.healthline.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/healthy-eating-ingredients-732x549-thumbnail-732x549.jpg");

shareOnFacebook

FlutterSocialContentShare.share(
        type: ShareType.facebookWithoutImage,
        url: "https://www.apple.com",
        quote: "captions");

shareOnSMS

FlutterSocialContentShare.shareOnSMS(
    recipients: ["xxxxxx"], text: "Text appears here");

shareOnEmail

FlutterSocialContentShare.shareOnEmail(
    recipients: ["xxxx.xxx@gmail.com"],
    subject: "Subject appears here",
    body: "Body appears here",
    isHTML: true); //default isHTML: False

shareOnWhatsapp

FlutterSocialContentShare.shareOnWhatsapp(
    number: "xxxxxx", text: "Text appears here");

Example #

import 'package:flutter/material.dart';
import 'dart:async';
import 'package:flutter/services.dart';
import 'package:flutter_social_content_share/flutter_social_content_share.dart';

void main() {
  runApp(MyApp());
}

class MyApp extends StatefulWidget {
  @override
  _MyAppState createState() => _MyAppState();
}

class _MyAppState extends State<MyApp> {
  String _platformVersion = 'Unknown';

  @override
  void initState() {
    super.initState();
    initPlatformState();
  }

  // Platform messages are asynchronous, so we initialize in an async method.
  Future<void> initPlatformState() async {
    String platformVersion;
    // Platform messages may fail, so we use a try/catch PlatformException.
    try {
      platformVersion = await FlutterSocialContentShare.platformVersion;
    } on PlatformException {
      platformVersion = 'Failed to get platform version.';
    }

    // If the widget was removed from the tree while the asynchronous platform
    // message was in flight, we want to discard the reply rather than calling
    // setState to update our non-existent appearance.
    if (!mounted) return;

    setState(() {
      _platformVersion = platformVersion;
    });
  }

  /// SHARE ON FACEBOOK CALL
  shareOnFacebook() async {
    String result = await FlutterSocialContentShare.share(
        type: ShareType.facebookWithoutImage,
        url: "https://www.apple.com",
        quote: "captions");
    print(result);
  }

  /// SHARE ON INSTAGRAM CALL
  shareOnInstagram() async {
    String result = await FlutterSocialContentShare.share(
        type: ShareType.instagramWithImageUrl,
        imageUrl:
            "https://post.healthline.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/healthy-eating-ingredients-732x549-thumbnail-732x549.jpg");
    print(result);
  }

  /// SHARE ON WHATSAPP CALL
  shareWatsapp() async {
    String result = await FlutterSocialContentShare.shareOnWhatsapp(
        number: "xxxxxx", text: "Text appears here");
    print(result);
  }

  /// SHARE ON EMAIL CALL
  shareEmail() async {
    String result = await FlutterSocialContentShare.shareOnEmail(
        recipients: ["xxxx.xxx@gmail.com"],
        subject: "Subject appears here",
        body: "Body appears here",
        isHTML: true); //default isHTML: False
    print(result);
  }

  /// SHARE ON SMS CALL
  shareSMS() async {
    String result = await FlutterSocialContentShare.shareOnSMS(
        recipients: ["xxxxxx"], text: "Text appears here");
    print(result);
  }

  ///Build Context
  @override
  Widget build(BuildContext context) {
    return MaterialApp(
      home: Scaffold(
        appBar: AppBar(
          title: const Text('Plugin example app'),
        ),
        body: Column(
          children: <Widget>[
            Text('Running on: $_platformVersion\n'),
            RaisedButton(
              child: Text("Share to facebook button"),
              color: Colors.red,
              onPressed: () {
                shareOnFacebook();
              },
            ),
            RaisedButton(
              child: Text("Share to instagram button"),
              color: Colors.red,
              onPressed: () {
                shareOnInstagram();
              },
            ),
            RaisedButton(
              child: Text("Share to whatsapp button"),
              color: Colors.red,
              onPressed: () {
                shareWatsapp();
              },
            ),
            RaisedButton(
              child: Text("Share to email button"),
              color: Colors.red,
              onPressed: () {
                shareEmail();
              },
            ),
            RaisedButton(
              child: Text("Share to sms button"),
              color: Colors.red,
              onPressed: () {
                shareSMS();
              },
            ),
          ],
        ),
      ),
    );
  }
}

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This plugin can share the contents on social media like instagram, facebook, email, sms and whatsapp. This works fine on iOS and Android platforms.

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Uploader

bhagyash.23khatri@gmail.com

License

Apache 2.0 (LICENSE)

Dependencies

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