If you have a WordPress Website, 99% of the time, you’d love to grow a following on Social Media or for people to share your content.
In this article, I’ll run you through the step you need to take in order to add Social Media Icons to your WordPress Sidebar plus a bonus tutorial at the end.
Now, if you don’t know how to create a sidebar or customize one, you might wanna read this article.
Adding Social Media Icons to WordPress SideBar
To add Social Icons to your WordPress Sidebar, you’ll need a plugin known as ‘Social Icons Widgets and Block plugin by WPZoom’.
Once you’ve installed and activated the plugin, just head over to the Widgets Page and then add the Social Icons by WPZOOM widget to your WordPress Sidebar.
Customize the Social Media Icons and add links to your respective Social pages, remember to click on Save and then preview your site.
I want you to note that, adding Social Media Icons to your WordPress Sidebar will only help you grow your followers on Socials, if you want to get more content shares, keep reading!.
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How to add Floating Social Icons in your WordPress Sidebar.
Floating Social Media Icons are those that hang on the sidebar position of your screen.
No matter how deep the reader scrolls, the Social Media Icons will always be in display, this increases social share rate up to 59%.
To add a floating Social Media Icons in your WordPress Sidebar, we’ll be using a plugin known as Sticky Social Icons, it’s the best free plugin to do so and it’s available on the WordPress directory.
Just go to your plugins page, then install and activate the plugin, then customize where you want the buttons to appear, how you want them to look and Social Profiles you want them to point to.
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With this article, I hope you were able to add Social Icons in your WordPress Sidebar to help you get more followers and more content shares.
If you have any questions on how to do so, feel free to use the comments section below.