How to Display a LinkedIn Badge in Joomla

How to Display a Floating LinkedIn Badge in Joomla

Shack Toolbox is really a swiss knife for your Joomla site. It allows you to display social media in a cool way. You have an option to display it:

  • As a static module
  • As a floating icon
  • As a popup.

In this tutorial, we'll show you how to display a LinkedIn badge in Joomla with Shack Toolbox, the best content display extension for Joomla.


Step #1. Install Shack Toolbox

Install Shack Toolbox as explained here.


Step #2. Create a new instance of Shack Toolbox

  • Go to Extensions >Modules > New
  • Choose Shack Toolbox
  • From the list, choose: Custom HTML

linkedin badge with shack toolbox


Step #3. Get the LinkedIn badge's code

  • Go to your LinkedIn profile page
  • Click in "Contact info"

linkedin badge with shack toolbox

  • A popup will open. Click on the pencil icon:

linkedin badge with shack toolbox

  • In the new popup, click on the Profile URL link:

linkedin badge with shack toolbox

  • A new page will open. Scroll down and look in the right side for "Create a badge" button. Click on it:

linkedin badge with shack toolbox


Step #4. Add the code to Shack Toolbox

  • Go back to Shack Toolbox module editing. Copy the code from step 1 and step 2:

linkedin badge with shack toolbox

  • In step 2 choose the badge you like:

linkedin badge with shack toolbox

  • Paste the code from step 1 and 2 inside the "HTML code" textarea:

linkedin badge with shack toolbox

  • Choose a module position. We recommend debug if available.

Step #5. Preview the end result

  • Go to your site's frontend and confirm the LinkedIn badge works as expected:

linkedin badge with shack toolbox

linkedin badge with shack toolbox


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