How to add social share button in WordPress Using Monarch Plugin

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.

Internet user - social share button

Here You can see the numbers of Mobile users, Internet Users, Social Media users. Now, You can see the growth in numbers below.

Intenet user growth

Here are some topic which we will cover in this article.

  1. Why Social Share?
  2. Best Plugins For Social Share.
  3. Why Monarch?
  4. How To Set Up The Monarch Plugin?
  5. Even, How To Get More Social Share?
  6. 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.

traffic analysis of news website

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
  • Mashshare
  • Wp Social Sharing
  • AddToAny
  • 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.

adding plugin in wordpress

You will get this page after clicking add new. In this page, You have to Click on upload plugin.

uploading monarch social share plugin in wordpress

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.

choosing plugin in wordpress

after choosing the file, click on install now.

installing monarch social share plugin

after clicking Install now, You will get the option to activate plugin. simply activate the plugin by clicking Activate plugin.

activate social share 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.

monarch setting

There are three main menu in Monarch Plugin. (Social Sharing, Social Follow and General Settings).

monarch plugin main menu

Now, we are going to set up one by one. Starting with the first menu Social sharing.

Social share button location

In social sharing, You will get 7 sub menus.

  • Locations
  • Networks
  • Sidebar
  • Inline
  • Popup
  • 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.

adding social share button in 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.

adding social network in monarch
choosing social networks in monarch

after doing all these things click on save changes below.

Monarch social share plugin dashboard

If we take a look at our site then you can see that social share button has been added to our site.

Sidebar Button

social share in sidebar

Inline Button

inline social share button

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

Customizing social share button

in the left side, You can see that all the locations are showing and you can start customizing by clicking on specific location.

Share buttons settings

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.

Display settings in monarch plugin

Here, You can change Colors

colors settings in social share plugin

Here, You can choose Post Types

Post types setting in monarch social share plugin

After doing all the changes simply click on save changes.

save changes button in monarch plugin

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.

FAQ

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.

8 thoughts on “How to add social share button in WordPress Using Monarch Plugin”

  1. Hey Nishant ,

    Great post with effective tips to add social share button in wordpress using Monarch plugin. It is my first time commenting on your blog post and i must say that you have done a fantastic work and suggested helpful tips to include social share button in
    wordpress.

    It is true that the use of social platforms are increasing rapidly and more that millions of users are using the social platform to share their ideas, knowledge and opinion. Social platforms have become a great channel to get connect with the people
    worldwide and it also allows the user to keep their work in
    front of huge public crowd. Social platforms works really great if used correctly and in a proper way.

    Your each of the suggested steps to activate the monarch plugin and steps to setup the monarch plugin are so clear, easy to understand and follow, whereas following these steps will be helpful for several users.

    Truly helpful post and thanks for sharing.

    Reply

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