Adding social media buttons to your sidebar is one way to inform your readers and visitors of the social media platforms that you use for your blog or business. It’s a great way of helping them further connect with your brand.
However, most social media buttons tend to be too generic. If you want to create or customize the logos of these social media networks, it takes a certain amount of time for you to be able to re-conceptualize the buttons to fit your site’s aesthetics. You have to think about how your own customizations reflect your brand or business. You have to think about how to make them unique. It’s just a lot of effort for a simple social media button on your sidebar.
There are WordPress plugins that allow you to add social media buttons into the body of your posts. These are mainly for sharing your content all over the web. The purpose of having buttons on you sidebar, on the other hand, is different. The social media buttons on your sidebar often function in the same way as your â€œSubscribeâ€ button for your site’s email newsletter. They are a way for your readers and visitors to continue on, following your content.
Adding buttons onto your sidebar, however, shouldn’t be much trouble. WordPress plugins like Social Media Widget are available, after all, for you to make use of.
What Is Social Media Widget?
Social Media Widget has one primary function: to make it easy for you to add links to all of your social media and sharing site profiles. It’s a simple yet efficient sidebar widget that allows users to include their social media website profile URLs and other subscription options into their sidebars.
Supports A Ton of Social Media Sites Such Asâ€¦
It supports nearly every existing social media network, from Facebook to Flickr, Twitter to Tumblr, Picasa to Pinterest, LinkedIn to Last.fm, DeviantArt to Digital Tunes, Sound Cloud to Steam.
This, then, benefits all manner of blogger or website owner as it tackles nearly every single site where you can better reach out to your network of fans.
Customize the Way They Look and Feel
Adjust the aesthetics of the buttons on the Social Media Widget to your liking. Choose first from a series of different sizes: 16×16, 24×24, 32×32, 64×64, and a custom size.
Additionally, Social Media Widget comes with 4 icon packages that have different sets of styles for the social media buttons, plus an option to upload your own customized buttons for a more personalized touch.
Thirdly, you can choose from a number of different animations, including: Fade In, Zoom In, Bounce, or a combination of all three!
Social Media Widget operates with a single goal in mind: to provide you with an easy and efficient way to place social media buttons and links on your sidebar without compromising the way your site looks.
It has nearly every social media site available on the web, that even when new ones seem to pop up and appear, Social Media Widget updates correspondingly. It simple, easy to use, and requires no deep or contemplative thought. Simply install the plugin and watch it work in the background.