Social media(Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) are growing day by day. Today more than 500 million people(in India) are using the Internet and the number is increasing day by day. So, with this stuff in mind, I am going to show you, how to add the social share button in WordPress.
Here You can see the numbers of Mobile users, Internet Users, Social Media users. Now, You can see the growth in numbers below.
Here are some topic which we will cover in this article.
- Why Social Share?
- Best Plugins For Social Share.
- Why Monarch?
- How To Set Up The Monarch Plugin?
- Even, How To Get More Social Share?
- Tips To Get More Visitors From Social Media.
Why Social share?
Social sharing is one of the best way to get quality traffic to your blog so if you are not using this term, you are losing lots of traffic and authority.
If we talk about the news website, they roughly 18% of visitors from social networks. This is the only technique that works for everyone.
We will also talk about How to get more traffic from the social network but now it is time to discuss the Best Social Share Plugin For WordPress.
Best social share plugins for wordpress
Some plugins are paid and some plugins are free.
- Monarch Plugin
- Social Snap
- Share This
- Social Warfare
- Easy Social Share Buttons
- Wp Social Sharing
- Social Sharing By Danny
These are some free and paid Social sharing plugins that you can use on your website or Blog.
But I am going to use my favorite plugin (Monarch). Monarch comes with elegant theme membership. Elegant theme subscription is very costly but you can get the monarch separately by clicking here.
Now, If you have Monarch plugin then follow this complete tutorial.
We are going to add a social share button using Monarch Plugin in just 7 steps.
First of all, upload the monarch plugin and activate
To upload the Monarch plugin, Go to WordPress dashboard and go to plugins and click add new.
You will get this page after clicking add new. In this page, You have to Click on upload plugin.
You will get this page after clicking on Upload plugin. here you have to select the plugin from your computer to install. So, for that click on choose file and select your plugin from computer.
after choosing the file, click on install now.
after clicking Install now, You will get the option to activate plugin. simply activate the plugin by clicking Activate plugin.
Now, We have successfully activated our social share plugin in WordPress. after that, we need to set up the plugin.
How To Setup the monarch plugin
To set up the monarch plugin, Simply go to WordPress dashboard and go-to tools.
There are three main menu in Monarch Plugin. (Social Sharing, Social Follow and General Settings).
Now, we are going to set up one by one. Starting with the first menu Social sharing.
In social sharing, You will get 7 sub menus.
- Fly in
- On media
In the location tab, You can choose the location where the social share button will be shown.
Social share button in Any location
Let say, You want to display social share button in sidebar. All you have to do is click on sidebar.
After clicking the location, You will see the tick button below the location. In following image, You can see that we have added the Social share button in Sidebar and Inline.
Now, In next step go to network and choose social networks which you want.
after doing all these things click on save changes below.
If we take a look at our site then you can see that social share button has been added to our site.
Now, You know How to add social share button in WordPress. It’s time to learn how to customize social share button.
How to customize social share button?
Customizing social share button is very simple when you are using monarch plugin. Let’s see.
Firstly, Go to dashboard >> Tools >> Monarch settings
in the left side, You can see that all the locations are showing and you can start customizing by clicking on specific location.
For example, If you want to customize the button of sidebar then simply click on sidebar.
After clicking, you can customize all the settings in the right side.
Here, You can change Icon Style
You can change Icon Shape
You can customize Display Settings.
Here, You can change Colors
Here, You can choose Post Types
After doing all the changes simply click on save changes.
Now, You know How to add social button and how to customize the button.
How to get more social share?
- Publish Detailed and informative content.
- Make your image shareable.
- Mention influencers in the blog post.
- Tell visitors to share your content.
- Lock your content with the wp-content locker plugin and setup unlock with a share.
Tips to get more visitors from social media
- Write attention-grabbing headlines.
- Use Odd or pre size number (31,77,17) in the heading.
- Use adjectives (Great, Cool).
- Analyze your title with the title analyzer tool.
- Join groups related to your niche.
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Conclusion:- If you want to drive more traffic to your blog then you have to focus on all the network. If you are not focusing then you are losing lots of traffic.
Best plugin to add social share button
You can use Social snap, Monarch, Share This, Social Warfare, Easy Social Share Buttons, Mashshare, Wp Social Sharing, AddToAny,Social Sharing By Danny.
But I suggest you to use Monarch because It is paid plugin but you need to pay once.
Why Monarch social share plugin?
You can use any plugin you want. I am using Monarch because It is paid plugin but you need to pay once.
Why Social share button?
Adding Social share button is very important because it can increase your site visitors.
Today, News sites are getting roughly 18% of their traffic from social networks and more than 4.3 people are using internet.
How to add social share button for free?
You can use free free plugins such as Social Sharing By Danny.
free plugins have some limitations but it’s fine.
How to get more social share?
Publish Detailed and informative content.
Make your image shareable.
Mention influencers in the blog post.
Tell visitors to share your content.
Lock your content with the wp-content locker plugin and setup unlock with a share.
How to get more traffic from social media?
Write attention-grabbing headlines.
Use Odd or pre size number (31,77,17) in the heading.
Use adjectives (Great, Cool).
Analyze your title with the title analyzer tool.
Join groups related to your niche.