The effective use of social media has been an important part of blogging for years now. There’s no escaping social media whether it’s for the promotion of your product, service or blog, or even just for fun. WordPress social media widgets plugins will help users to place links to their social media profiles on their WordPress blogs.
There are many best of blog posts that have been written about WordPress plugins, so I wanted to cover a different angle with this post. Here, you will find some of the best wordpress widgets for social media for your wordpress blogs.
The following WordPress widgets are just a few of the options available to help you accomplish this. While compiling this list, it’s always a possibility that I missed some other great resources. Feel free to share it with us.
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1. Simple Social Icons
Simple Social Icons is an easy to use, customizable way to display icons that link visitors to your various social profiles.
2. SpeakUp! Email Petitions
SpeakUp! Email Petitions makes it easy to add petitions to your website and rally your community to support a cause.
3. Captain Social
This is a pretty simple plugin that allows you easily insert nice social media icons in your site! It comes with some nice CSS styling and more importantly, the icons are all RETINA-READY!
4. Facebook Members
Facebook Members is a WordPres Social Plugin that enables Facebook Page owners to attract and gain Likes from their own website.
5. WP Social SEO Booster
WP Social SEO Booster adds Facebook Open Graph, Twitter Card and Google Rich Snippets (Microdata / schema.org) to your site to boost your sites search engine visibility.
6. Social Media Icons Widget
The Social Media Icons Widget is a basic sidebar widget that displays icon links for the user’s social media profile URLs.
7. Social Media Tabs
Creates a widget, which adds sliding tabs, each with a social network profile or media feed. The tabs can be added to either a widget area or set to slide out from the side of the browser.
8. Slick Social Share Buttons
Add facebook, twitter, google +1, linkedin, digg, delicious, reddit, buffer, stumbleupon and pinterest pin it social media buttons to your website.
9. WP Social Stats
WP Social Stats is a social analytics plugin that tracks the performance of your blog or website posts on social networks.
10. Digg Digg
With Digg Digg by Buffer, you have an all in one social sharing plugin for your blog. Display all social sharing buttons nicely on your blog and make it look amazing
11. Social Media Feather
WordPress Social Media Feather is a super lightweight free social media WordPress plugin that allows you to quickly and painlessly add social sharing and following features.
12. Social Media Widget
The Social Media Widget is a simple sidebar widget that allows users to input their social media website profile URLs and other subscription options.
13. Floating Social Media Links
Floating (Social Media) Links is designed to allow anyone to add a simple floating frame to their wordpress website/blog.
14. Facebook Comments Notifier
The Facebook Comments Notifier plugin adds the facebook comment system in place of the default WordPress comments and creates email notifications on successfully posted comments.
15. Social Media Badge Widget
This plugin creates a widget which easily displays the social badge from the leading social media websites (Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and You Tube).