Social Sharing is now an integral part of our internet experience. Social media is constantly on the rise and it is becoming popular with older folk as well. 72% of internet users are active on social media and it represents a marketing opportunity which you cannot ignore. By integrating social bookmarking and sharing buttons, you will give your readers the ability to quickly share your blog posts on their favorite social networking sites.
In this article, we will show you some of the best social media plugins for WordPress that you can install right away.
Social Warfare is the most feature rich & popular plugin at this moment. Plugin supports Pinterest images. The potential increase in traffic as a result of Pinterest interaction is high for some industries, but the size of the default images acts as a dampener. With Social Warfare, Pinterest specific images can be loaded, without affecting the regular images.
Social Warfare is developer friendly and a user can extend it’s functionality with add-ons. It includes the much in demand Frame Buster plugin that protects your content by preventing others from adding content over your own. This plugin cost only $29 which is worth every penny when you see the feature it offers.
Sassy Social Share is an easy to use social media plugin for WordPress with tons of options. It comes with support for many different social media websites, and you can add buttons in post content as well as a sticky floating social menu. As for icon styles, the plugin comes with three basic styles: rounded, square, or rectangle buttons.
Sassy Social Share enables your website users to share the content over Facebook, Twitter, Google, LinkedIn, Whatsapp, Tumblr, Pinterest, Reddit and over 100 more social sharing and bookmarking services.
With Easy Social Share, you can choose between 2 styles of buttons – minimal icon buttons or buttons with share count. And you can place them just where you want, the header/the footer or include them within your content by using shortcodes.
This plugin’s sharing buttons require no images or font icon files to download, and only an optional 4kb CSS file.
The AddToAny WordPress sharing plugin helps people share your posts and pages to any service, such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google, WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Reddit. Additionally, AddToAny lets you add over 100+ sharing buttons (not that you need that many!). There are also plenty of placement options. Moreover, it can show social share count without creating an account and offers Google Analytics integration.
We hope this article helped you find the best social media plugin for your WordPress site.