Floating social share buttons get easily noticed which means users won’t have to find the share buttons to share your content. And this will increase the likelihood of content getting shared on social media platforms.
So, if you have a WordPress website and you are looking for plugins to add floating social share buttons to WordPress posts?
Then you have come to the right place. In this blog, we are going to talk about how you can add floating social share buttons to WordPress posts.
In this tutorial, we will tell you how you can add floating social share buttons using ShareThis and Crunchy Sharing plugins. Now follow the instructions of either of plugin that you want to use on your site.
Adding Floating Social Share Buttons Using “ShareThis” Share Buttons Plugin
For this tutorial, we are going to use ShareThis Share Buttons which is one of the best floating social share buttons. Using this plugin you can easily add floating social share buttons to WordPress posts. One of the reasons for liking this plugin is that it won’t slow down your website.
The cashing method used by this plugin is different from other social share button plugins. It is designed to have minimal impact on your website speed.
So, first of all, you will have to go to the admin dashboard of your WordPress website. Then you will have to go to the plugins section and click on “add new”. Now, search “ShareThis Share Buttons” and then install the plugin.
Activate the plugin and then you will have to configure your plugin. Now, to configure this plugin you will have to click on the “share buttons” option of this plugin. Once you have opened the “share buttons” setting page you can make changes to your “ShareThis” plugin as you want.
Here you can choose which social media platform you want to add to your floating social share buttons. Once you have configured your plugin’s setting the social share button will start to display on your website.
Adding Floating Social Share Buttons Using “Crunchy Sharing” Share Buttons Plugin
Now before starting the tutorial we would like to inform you that this plugin will need to be purchased so if you want a free plugin then you can go for ShareThis Share Buttons plugin.
Once you have purchased the plugin you will get an email, in which there will be plugin download link. You will have to upload it using using WordPress admin panel and then you will be able to see all options under Crunchy Sharing >> Social Options.
Now go to the general option and from here you can manage your plugin’s setting. It has more than 25 customization options for you to use.