How do I set a blog post to be shared in social media?

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Hello,

You can place a Facebook Share element on your Blog Post page if you want people to be able to share that page. This will bring a new window up with a Facebook post ready to share with the link to the blog page they are on.
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When I am in my blog post, I can't add the element because is out of homestead, I'm in Blog post manager. The elements available headings, video, image, and line. No social media share.
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Nope... doesn't work... 
It adds the element to the whole blog page (the collection of blogs) not the particular blog that someone would like to share.
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That is why you need to go on the Post Page. I tested it on my own website, it works.
Add the Facebook Share element to the page that says Post Page and it will be added to whichever blog post your site visitor is on.
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What happened is that when I go to the post page, it gives me a cluster of the posts. I cannot choose 1 post and add the element...

When I go to the post page I try to click on the particular post to add the element and takes me to the blog manager.
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You're seeing the "cluster of the posts" because that is a "recent posts" element. No matter what blog post the person is looking at, there will be a spot there to show recent posts. If you don't like that, then remove that element.
Just place one Facebook Share element on an empty part of the page.
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You're not going to be able to place a share element on a specific blog. The post page is a layout for how any blog post is going to look. So just put the element on that page layout.

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