Published on February 13, 2017 by WPBeginner

Displaying social media buttons on your site will help encourage your users to follow you on your different social networks. With the methods available, this video will show you one of our recommended methods to add social media icons to your WordPress sidebar.

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Summary of this tutorial:

Start by installing and activating the Simple Social Icons plugin:

Simple Social Icons

Under Appearance, Widgets you will be able to decide the design of the icons from color to spacing.

When you are fine with the appearance of the icons you would then add the urls for the social media that you want shown.

Save your changes and now when you view your site there will be the social media icons for the urls that you have added.

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5 Comments on "How to Add Social Media Icons in Your WordPress Sidebar"

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Lina Youkam
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Lina Youkam
1 month 6 days ago

This was really helpful thanks a lot.

Awesomeness
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Awesomeness
2 months 9 days ago

Thank you so much. Could you please make a video about how to create a forum? That'd be sooo helpful.

Mayank Jalania
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Mayank Jalania
2 months 10 days ago

can you please help me out in choosing best payment gateway to integrate with woocomerece in India

Bay Boutique
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Bay Boutique
2 months 11 days ago

can more than one set of social media icons be set up as I have a joint vlog hence two sets of links thanks

The kill 93
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The kill 93
2 months 11 days ago

can itunes ,spotify links can be also added ?

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