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I have a site that helps people organize hikes. Here is a typical hike page:

http://www.comehike.com/hikes/scheduled_hike.php?hike_id=174

I made a widget for people to be able to share their hikes. Here is the widget for the same hike:

http://www.comehike.com/outdoors/widget.php?hike_id=174&height=500&width=700

But I am really stuck on how to get my users to understand that they can export their hike as a widget and share it. Plus, what phrasing should I use? "Share your hike" or "make the map into a sharable link" ?

Are there any good examples of such UX and wording?

Thanks

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I would copy Google maps as people are going to be familiar with that. They have the chain icon and the word "link". Then when you click link you get

Paste link in email or IM
(Text box)
Paste HTML to embed in website
(Text box)
Customise and preview embedded map (link)
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