Sharing is Caring: 10 Social Media Plugins for WordPress

Social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and more bring tons of traffic to the sites right after search engines. Moreover, these two sources of traffic are connected: the more people like and share your content, the more chances you have to get to the Google’s top by specific keywords.

While people would always find a way to share the content they really like, it matters how well social media are integrated on your site. Let’s review 10 social media plugins for WordPress I collected below and make our sites more sharing-friendly! These plugins will encourage people to share your content and recommend it to their friends and followers.


This awesome free plugin gives you a widget for displaying various social media icons in clean minimalistic style. You may set custom icon and hover color and also choose from 4 different sizes.


Sossy allows you to create unlimited number of social profiles with counters. It’s highly customizable, so you can easily adjust the widget to fit your website theme perfectly.

Power Pinner

Power Pinner is an easy-to-use plugin that lets you to add a big pin-it button to your website images and make people pin them.

Twitter slider

With this Twitter timeline slider you can display your Twitter feed in a neat fancy way.

Crab Social Share

This social plugin are used for displaying sharing buttons for 17 networks. Give a boost to your WordPress posts in the social media world with this plugin. Moreover, it’s quite easy to customize.

WordPress Social Share Buttons

It’s a popular social share buttons plugin which shows buttons in a floating panel or a toolbar. A lot of blogs around the web use it.


This is a social Retina ready plugin which shows the numbers of your social activities, such as subscribers, fans and followers. It can be sticked at the right or left sidebar of your website.

Facebook Traffic Pop

Facebook Traffic Pop plugin for WordPress says for itself. The plugin will add a Facebook pop-up window to your site that encourages users to like and share your content.

Instagram Theatre

Instagram Theatre allows you to add a gallery with your Instagram photos to the website. You can customize the appearance of the Instagram gallery.

Like 2 Unlock

This plugin makes your visitors to like your content to get access to it. You may use it showing a part of the content and unlock the rest of it after the user press Like button.

Author: Nancy Young

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