Social media has revolutionized the way people use the internet. It is a whole new way to communicate with people, and it is a new way to advertise your business as well. With just the click of a button, you can reach the entire world. If you're not using social media for your business, you're missing out — but it's never too late to start! With these free social sharing button widgets, you'll be able to make your site much more user-friendly.

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Best Social Sharing Button Widgets

1. AddThis

With more than 200,000 active installations, AddThis has become very popular in the WordPress community. It is easy to see why — this plugin makes it easy to add floating social share buttons to your site. Your visitors can use these buttons to share your posts and videos to people they know.

Addthis social sharing widget

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2. Social Warfare
This is another popular social sharing plugin. Social Warfare supports various social networking websites, including Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. It also comes with a premium version that offers additional features.

Social Warfare: Your Ultimate Social Sharing Arsenal

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3. Social Media Share Buttons & Social Sharing Icons

This plugin offers 16 buttons from which to choose, and they can be customized with animated effects to catch a visitor's attention and encourage them to share. You can also make your social counts visible.
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4. Easy Social Share Buttons
Easy Social Share Buttons is another free plugin for adding social share buttons to your website. You can add social buttons, follower counts, and even live chat functionality. This plugin gives you maximum exposure by letting you share your content across more than 50 platforms.


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5. Grow Social

Formerly Social Pug, Grow Social is another plugin that deserves your attention. Thanks to regular updates, this plugin has been packed with all of the latest features. The social buttons can float anywhere on your site, making each piece of content easily shareable. You can use the mobile sticky social share buttons, too. Create a custom set of social share buttons, and display them at just the right time. You can even add custom messages to your popups.

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6. AddToAny Share Buttons
AddToAny Share Buttons lets you boost social engagement by adding easy click-to-tweet buttons. You can also add buttons for Facebook, Pinterest, WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Reddit, and more than 100 other sharing and social media apps. The buttons can be made to float or sink depending on your preferences. You also have control over placements and appearances. The plugin is mobile-optimized, retina-ready, and compatible with other modern plugins.

Add to any social sharing widget

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7. WordPress to Buffer

Buffer is a popular social media engagement platform that makes it easy to schedule posts, analyze performance, and manage all of your accounts in one place. The WordPress to Buffer plugin will automatically send your website posts to your Buffer account for social media sharing.

Wordpress to Buffer Social Sharing widgets

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8. AccessPress Social Share
This plugin also gives you the ability to share your website content on popular social platforms. It is a great option for anyone who doesn't know how to code but wants to add social buttons to their website.

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Originally published Mar 20, 2020 5:10:21 PM, updated June 23 2022


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