How to Add Social Media Icons To WordPress

Do you want to increase visitors on your WordPress site? There are many ways to do that. One of them is to add a social media icons to WordPress site. It’s easiest and most important way to increase visitor on your site.

In this article I’ve used Social Media Share Buttons & Social Sharing Icons to create the social media icons. Let’s see how does it work.

Step 1: Install and activate the plugin

First of all, install Social Media Share Buttons & Social Sharing Icons from WordPress plugins archive. You may go through how to Install a WordPress plugin.


Social Media Share Buttons & Social Sharing Icons

Social Media Share Buttons & Social Sharing Icons


Step 2: Configure the plugin

Please configure the plugin following the sub-steps below.

Select the the social media

After activating the plugin, head over to Dashboard of your site. Then, from the left panel click on Ultimate Social Media Icons.


choose which icons to share

Choose which icons to share


Then, there will be several settings to configure. Click on the first item saying ‘Which icons do you want to show on your site?’. From there choose the social media icons that you want to show in your site.


Choose icons


Select the action

Now click on second question from the same page as shown in the picture below. There will be several checkbox from which choose the action you want. For instance, tick the third checkbox from Facebook option if you want to share your your blog with Facebook Friends.


share with facebook

Share with facebook


Choose the Position

Then from the third option choose your desired position. There are many ways to choose position. You can show the share icon through widget area, define the location on the page, place it via shortcode or show icons after post. Choose your best one.


Choose the position

Choose the position


Here I’ve marked widget, so I need to select to widget area.

Choose sidebar area to show icon

Choose sidebar area to show icon

Choose widget area to show icon

Choose widget area to show icon

Step 3: Publish the post

At last, publish the post. You are done. See how does it look in the left sidebar.

You may like to read how to Add Click To Tweet Button on WordPress and The top 9 Social Media Plugins of WordPress.

I hope you have got how to add Social Media Icons to WordPress site. If you have any question, let me know that in comment section.