We all know that social media is no more optional for any business these days. Instead, it has become one of the essential ingredients for a successful marketing recipe.
As you know that learning WordPress & setting up a basic website is not so difficult, the same is the case with WordPress plugins. You can easily find out several plugins as per your requirement however you still need to learn about the best one for your website.
In this blog, I am going to share 5 useful plugins which can be integrated with your WordPress website and let your users share the content on social networks.
#1 Floating Social Bar
Floating Social Bar is one of the best social plugins which you can integrate and make your pages, posts, etc. shareable among website users. It allows you to add social media buttons like Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest & LinkedIn This plugin would display a sleek bar with social icons above/below the content which you can choose to stay as a floating bar or a fixed one.
This plugin also enables you to enable a social bar for specific posts or pages which can be done via the Metabox functionality that it provides.
You may download this plugin from here https://wordpress.org/plugins/floating-social-bar/
Another nice plugin for using social media sharing features on a WordPress website. It comes with several social buttons like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Buffer, Google Plus, etc. This plugin would display nice glossy buttons for each social media website along with the number of likes (counter) any particular post or page has received. Another nice thing about the Shareaholic plugin is that it is light in weight and doesn’t take much time to load.
You may download this plugin from here https://wordpress.org/plugins/shareaholic/
#3 NextScripts: Social Networks Auto-Poster
Social Networks Auto-Poster syndicate your posts on social networking websites automatically after you publish a post. You can configure your social media accounts with this plugin in order to enable it to auto-publish your blogs. This plugin is good especially when you have several blogs every day and you can’t take time to post/share them on every social media network yourself manually.
You can download this plugin from here https://wordpress.org/plugins/social-networks-auto-poster-facebook-twitter-g/
#4 Share Buttons by AddtoAny
With over 3 million downloads, this is another great plugin to make your posts and pages shareable on social networks. This plugin enables your users to share, bookmark, and email your posts. It has universal email sharing makes it easy to share via Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, Outlook.com (Hotmail), AOL Mail, and any other web and native apps.
You may download this plugin from here https://wordpress.org/plugins/add-to-any/
Flare is another simple yet effective plugin to get your content to go viral. The plugin enables your visitors to share your content to major social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Google+, StumbleUpon, Reddit, Buffer, Hacker News, and email. You can have Flare social bar floated on the left, right, top, or bottom of your content.
You may download this plugin from here https://wordpress.org/plugins/flare/