(Last Updated On: September 2, 2014)

Having social media icons in your blog is really a great way to boost the traffic of your website by 20 times faster. I had added social media icons in the posts and pages of my blog and let my blog users to share my content on their social media profiles such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, etc… However, to add social media icons in WordPress is not hard because out there on official WordPress plugins repository a wide range simple social media WordPress plugins are available and in this article I’m going to share about “10+ Incredible Social Media WordPress Plugins” with you guys which I found helpful myself.

1. Floating Social Media Icon

Floating Social Media Icon is a WordPress plugin which points out the links of your social media profiles such as Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube, RSS Feed, LinkedIn, Google plus, etc. Out there are 20+ styles for social icons, you can set sizes of social icons & orders,  multiple widgets & shortcode support, auto/manual integration, ability to enable and disable floating feature, most downloaded plugin with floating support and very easy to configure.

Floating Social Media Icon

2. Social Media Tabs

Social media tabs which adds professionally the social icons of Facebook, Twitter, Google +1, Pinterest, Flickr, YouTube subscription, RSS profiles, and feeds. It only creates a widget, that adds sliding tabs, for each social media profile. The tabs are fully customizable and can be added either in a widget area or set to the slide out from side of the browser. Using social media tabs WordPress plugin you can organize your many social media feeds in one compact, it’s stylish and unique widget.

Social Media Tabs WordPress Plugin

3. Social Media Mashup

Social Media Mashup which adds Twitter, Google+, Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, and custom RSS feeds. It also provides a widget which displays a combined social media & RSS stream.

4. Social Media Icons Widget

The Social Media Icons is a sidebar/footer widget that displays social icon links pointing to user’s social media profile URLs. The widget also includes 28 different freeware icon sets with different combinations of icons. The following social media icons had already been added: Facebook, Google+, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr, YouTube, Digg, Reddit, StumbleUpon, Buzz, Vimeo, WordPress, Yelp, RSS, Contact, Delicious, Website, GitHub, Goodreads.

5. Really simple Facebook Twitter share buttons

Really simple plugin which adds the social media icons above as well as below the posts of your WordPress blog. Easy to navigate and customize. screenshot-1 Facebook, Google +1, and Twitter buttons are loaded by default. However, the other social sharing buttons including (Digg, Facebook Send button, Flattr, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Stumbleupon, Google Buzz, Hyves, Reddit, Email, Tipy, Tumblr, Buffer) can be added through the Settings->Really simple share menu.

6. Add Twitter, Facebook Like, Google plus one Social share

This WordPress plugin adds social media icons especially for Twitter, Facebook, Google +1 and other most popular social sharing websites. However, you can easily add the sharing buttons before/after post content, and the floating feature is also available. It targets the most efficiently the important and most popular social sharing buttons in three different positions and styles.

7. Async Social Media Buttons (Google+, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest)

Async Social Media Buttons is a nice WordPress plugin which adds social media buttons at the bottom of the post easily. But by loading the JavaScripts for the buttons asynchronously benefits you and when someone leads your website at this time we wait until the page is loaded, then, our script runs and modifies the page. If any of the remote JavaScripts load slowly, your site is not stalled until they load.

8. Async Social Media Buttons (Google+, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest)

8. Slick Social Share Buttons

Slick Social Share Buttons

9. Social Media Feather

Yep, Social Media Feather is an awesome WordPress lightweight plugin which adds social media buttons in your blog posts, pages, and custom post types painlessly.

Social Media Feather WordPress Plugin

10. Flare – Simple Social Sharing Buttons

Flare simple social sharing buttons gives you an eye-catching social sharing sticky bar in sidebar which let’s get your content shared via posts, pages, and media types. Easily configures and share your blog posts across some of the most popular networks.

WordPress Flare simple social sharing Plugin

11. Async Social Sharing

Simple social Async plugin that loads popular social sharing widgets asynchronously after the page loads for optimal site performance. The plugin provides settings to load any of the following sharing widgets:

  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Google+
  • Linkedin
  • Hacker News

Async Social Sharing WordPress Plugin

12. Social Metrics

social metrics

13. Floating Social Media Links

Floating Social Media Links is especially designed to allow everyone to add floating frame containing social sharing buttons to their WordPress blog. So this plugin is simple sticky float with no animation for an incredibly clean look.

Floating Social Media Links WordPress Plugin