How To Add Social Media Icons In WordPress?

Every Website and Blog has Follow button of different social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and much more. Website Owner/Bloggers adds this buttons because they want to update their visitors with their latest content when they publish in the future.

They do this because they don’t want to lose their traffic that’s why they offer them to follow on the social network. So bloggers or owners can reach to their visitors anytime. For example, they can easily update their visitors for a new post when they publish and visitors will visit and read the post.

Many Business use this to engage their customer in their network and update them when they launch a new product.

This is a great way to grow a blog or website. It always matters how much followers you have and how much subscribers you have?

When someone visits your blog and look at your social followers counter so it increases trust they can trust you because now they know how much big your community is?

And they came to know that your blog will help them a lot and your blog is the big platform to learn something.

When I created pages for my blog on the social networks that time I was not getting many followers.

but when I added social follow buttons it starts to increase fastly.

And now it also works for me to get visits to my every new post or YouTube video. The best advantages for Bloggers is, we can update our visitors or user with every single update like Contest, Surveys, and offers.

It is working for me so it will definitely work for you. Today morning, I just think to share this awesome tips with you about how to add social media buttons in WordPress.

Add Social Media Icons

First, Step you need to go to your WordPress Admin Panel and Login In your admin account.wordpress Dashboard , staymeonline

Now Go to Plugins> Add New> you will see a search plugins box simply type Simple Social Icons. This is an awesome and easiest plugin to add social media icons.

Simple Social IconSimple Social Icon,staymeonline, ravi dixit

Now Simply Click on the download link or you can download by clicking here. it will take some time to download and when the plugin will be download successfully then you can see an Activate Button so click on that and plugin will start its work on your blog.

Now go to Appearance> Widgets and find Simple Social Icons Widget on the Screen.

simple social icons, staymeonline

Now you just need to drag it and drop it where you want to show it. I recommend you to put it on Sidebar.

sidebar, how to ad social media icons

Now the final steps fill the Url of your Social Profiles. There are many social sites which you can use. And do not forget to check the Open in new window box because if you forget it so when your users will click on the icons they will redirect in the same tab then you may lose a visitor because probably, he will not come back.

Now choose icon size, Icon border-radius, icon colour, icon hover colour and background details. and final hit to Save Button.

You can also watch this video for tutorials about How To Add Social Media Icons In WordPress.


Ravi Dixit

Ravi Dixit is a Blogger and Affiliate Marketer, He is the founder of StayMeOnline Who Loves to help others. Travelling and learning new things online are his first love. "I only want a life without any boundaries- Ravi Dixit"

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