Nowadays every website must have a social media follow button it make their website user-friendly and there is a higher chance of conversation rates. Because of this, you allow the user to easily follow you on different social media network. In this tutorial, we will show you how to add social media follow button in your WordPress website easily.
It is good practice to create a social media profile of your website on different social media networks such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc. Because of it, you easily engage with people on your site and it helps you to increase traffic on your site. By adding, social media follow button on your website helps you to increase the number of followers. Because this visitor establishes a minor connection with your website and can get update of your website easily. And it also helps in increasing the traffic to your website. By adding social media follow button on your website you allow the user to directly follow you from your website without going your social media profiles. This method is more appealing than others.
You can place social media follow button anywhere on your WordPress website. Most of the website owner places this in the website sidebar. There are many other places like header, footer after the post where you can add follow buttons. But if you are running a blog then one of the best methods is the place in your website sidebar it looks pretty good and more professional.
Benefits to Adding Social Media Follow Button in Your Website.
- Establish the connection between you and the audience.
- Help to increase more followers of your social network.
- Generate traffic to your site from different social media networks.
- Your audience can easily get all updates of your site through the social network.
Adding Social Media Follow Button in Your WordPress Website
In This tutorial, for adding social media follow button we are using Follow Us Badges plugin. By using this plugin you can easily add social network follow button on your site easily by following a few steps that we are going to mention below.
First, in your WordPress dashboard go to plugin >> add plugin and search this plugin. And you can also download from above mentioned link.
You need to install and active this plugin first.
After installation, you need to go to follow us badges plugin setting from the installed plugins area. And you can go through dashboard just go to setting >> follow us badges.
In the setting, you will get a different social media icon option. You can set according to your need we will be showing you Facebook, Twitter and YouTube icon settings.
Facebook Like button
For adding a ‘Facebook like button’ you need to go Facebook area by clicking on the Facebook icon on the top vertical menu in the follow us badges menu.
For adding Facebook like button you must check the active box. Then in ‘User ID’ you need to provide your Facebook page username. After this, you can select the button type.
In the Display section, you can apply different settings according to your needs.
Twitter Follow button
Now for adding Twitter follow button you need to go twitter button setting in the follow us badges.
In this section, you also need to check the active box in the General area after this in the ‘Username’ input field you need to profile your twitter username. And in the display section, you can apply different settings according to your needs.
YouTube Subscribe Button
Now for adding the YouTube Subscribe button you first need to go the YouTube button section by clicking the YouTube icon in the follow us badges.
In this section, you need to check the active box in the General section and in the ‘Channel id’ input field you need to provide your channel ID. And in the display section, you can apply different settings according to your needs.
After this setting click on the save button. You can also add more profiles by following the same process.
Now you need to go appearance >> widgets for applying social media follow button on your website. In the widget, section finds the Follow us badges widget and drag and drop it in the sidebar and you can also place anywhere you want.
After placing in follow us badges widget in your sidebar you successfully add social media follow button in your WordPress website. Now you can go and check on your website.
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