Published on February 13, 2017 by WPBeginner
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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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10 Comments on "How to Add Social Media Icons in Your WordPress Sidebar"

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Laercio Civali
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Laercio Civali
4 months 1 day ago

How do insert that social media module not Sidebar, anywhere in the page, please? Tks.

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4 months 1 day ago

You would need to use a different plugin for that: www.wpbeginner.com/plugins/best-social-media-plugins-for-wordpress/

Teaktalk Media
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Teaktalk Media
4 months 2 days ago

thanks a lot, this video is very helpful and effective. It is much better than ur previous video which is way too fast. Again thank you so much for this tutorial.

RM D
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RM D
6 months 1 day ago

This is only for WordPress.ORG ??

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WPBeginner - WordPress Tutorials
6 months 4 hours ago

yes

Lina Youkam
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Lina Youkam
8 months 4 days ago

This was really helpful thanks a lot.

Awesomeness
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Awesomeness
9 months 7 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
9 months 8 days ago

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

Lisa Blundell
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Lisa Blundell
9 months 8 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
9 months 9 days ago

can itunes ,spotify links can be also added ?

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