A powerful list of best social media wordpress plugins for 2013 startup. Today social media is no more a place to meet and explore unknown people all across the world. Today in this SEO era, social networking plays the most important role in ranking any domain on SERPs.
Today search engine leaders like Google and Bing understands the value of social networking and accordingly they are including these signals to analyses and rank any webpage on result pages. So it’s really important for every bloggers and webmaster to utilize all the methods to offer the social sharing widget and buttons to their visitors. This will help to increase their social and web presence. And it will also give positive impact to their On-page SEO campaign.
Social Media WordPress Plugins For 2013
Social networking websites like Facebook, Twitter, Digg, Pinterest also plays an important role in your overall income. For many websites social media is the biggest source of traffic than search engines. This might sound weird, but this is really very good. Specially when there is no guarantee to be in the top on search result pages.
Overall if you are using wordpress as your blogging platform, then there are hundred and thousands of addons to help you in your way. Lets see few of the most powerful and top ranking wordpress social media plugin.
It is very light weight and very easy to configure. It allows you to add selected social networking websites in your blog posts or pages. It also gives you option to add the buttons in the widgets. It gives you option to add Google Plus, Facebook, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, Twitter, LinkedIn, Vimeo. The placement is fully automatic.Easy Social
One of the most fabulous floating social media plugin for WordPress. With it you get options to display almost 24 different types of social networking buttons. On an extra, you can even add the email and print buttons for better user experience. This will also make your blog ready for printouts.
My blog is also using this Digg Digg and it works very smoothly. You also get the option to align the buttons, to either left or right. Create the custom Padding, and it also supports the manual placement.
It has got an built-in option for lazy loading. This options makes your blog load faster. Actually when you activate it, then first all your css and other dynamic contents are loaded, and then Digg Digg start loading the social buttons. Like this, the content is served first to the users and readers.Digg Digg
Its one of the most advanced social bookmarking plugin for WordPress. It gives you and your readers, option to share the article to almost 107 different social networking sites. It means that you can add 107 different buttons both available in 16px and 32px.
It also supports short-codes for better implementation. It also gives you option to add Facebook Like widgets and Google plus badge in your sidebar. With the latest updates new css hover effects, floating bar with hover effect ( magnify and jump ) are added. Use it and your blog is ready to rock.WP Socializer
Another floating bar for your website. It support almost 37 different social sites ( and their buttons ). When you install it, by the default the bar will be attached to the left side.
It has got lots of configuration options.
- Display Mode : You can choose from different sizes of buttons.
- Position : Left or right
- Other Options : transparency, expanding effects, support disable option for mobile based browsers.
Facebook Like Button
Most efficient way to add Facebook like button to your pages or widgets. Few of its features are listed below :
- Add the like button in the most easiest manner
- Ability to add follow button
- You can select the placement options : After, below, after-below or using the short codes
- Add the custom image or the standard one.
Social Media Tabs
Display your updates from multiple social networking accounts in one widget. In general you can add the Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, Flicker, YouTube, RSS, Google Plus. It’s really smooth in using, and also give you option to display any particular tab when you page loads. You can even show the tab as open or closed.
Display Options :
- Add your own custom button images
- Select the size ( width and height )
- Select the size for Facebook like box
- Custom connecting
- Show the reply to your tweets
- Select the language of your tweets
- Add the follow buttons
You also have the option to add any other service. It can be anyone, just add the script file in the desired location.Social Media Tabs
Use this plugin if you want to tweet your old and latest posts automatically in your account. It uses just set and forget method. You will drive really good visitors.
With tweetily you can set the time interval between the posts. It uses the hash tags to focus on topics. It also add the links back to your site. You can exclude any particular post or category from re-tweeting.Tweetily
Social Media Badge Widget
Its creates really unique widget in your sidebar. With it you can show multiple social accounts. Like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and Google plus. All of them get aligned horizontally, and when anyone clicks on them it get expanded. In the expanded form it will show the latest updates made in your profile or timeline.
It’s easy to use and gives unique look to every websites.Social Media Badge Widget
Social Media Shortcodes
It is one of the most interesting and amazing social media wordpress plugin. Overall it gives to options to add almost 26 different services using the shortcodes. And the best part is, you can use the provided short-codes almost anywhere on your theme. You can even use the provided codes with PHP functions. Or if you want to add some text before or after the buttons, then this addon let you do even that.Social Media Shortcodes
I wish my list would help you chose your desired WordPress social media plugin. Remember that I have tested them all and they work really good. They all are compatible with wordpress 3.5+ upgrades and are top rated in their categories.