How to add Social Media Sharing Buttons to WordPress Blog Posts?

Do you want to add social media sharing buttons to your blog posts in WordPress? So, you are at the right place.

Social Media like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, etc., is very important for bloggers and website owners. If you are writing a blog then definitely, you want to drive traffic to your blog. To achieve this, you have to share and ask readers to share the post on their social media handles.

This can be done by adding sharing buttons after the end of each post.

As you are reading this post, that means you want to add Sharing Buttons to your WordPress blog.

Adding Social media Sharing Buttons to WordPress Blog

To add social media sharing buttons below each post, you have to install Jetpack Plugin. Jetpack is one of the most important and must-have plugins of WordPress.

It is made by WordPress experts to make WordPress sites safer, faster and they also help to grow the website.

One of the facilities provided by Jetpack is what we are discussing here i.e., Adding Social media sharing buttons after each blog post.

Now, we are assuming that you have successfully installed the Jetpack plugin.

Steps for Adding Social Media Sharing Buttons after the post

Step 1: Log in to WordPress Admin Dashboard

Step 2:  Go to Jetpack — > Settings

Step 3:  Go to Sharing Tab

Step 4: Configure Sharing Buttons

Step 5: Edit Sharing Buttons and

Step 6: Save the settings.

After Successfully installation of Jetpack Plugin, go to the Jetpack Settings. In Jetpack Settings, you will see Tabs on the top like security, performance,…. go to Sharing Tab.

In Sharing, Enable Add Sharing buttons  to your posts and pages (you will see Add Sharing buttons so visitors  can share your posts and pages  on social media for quick clicks.)

After Enabling Sharing button, Click on Configure your Sharing buttons and you will be redirected to the configuration page.       

As shown in the image, Add buttons so that readers can easily share your posts with just 2 clicks.

You can add buttons in the following ways

  1. Icon Only,
  2. Icon and Text
  3. Text Only and
  4. Official Buttons

Select as per your taste and requirements. Add the Social media buttons you want to add.

How to Reorder Social Media Sharing Buttons?

If you want to reorder the social media sharing buttons, you can do it here as shown in the image, click on reorder and just drag and drop the buttons at the appropriate places. Hurray! You have successfully reordered your social media icons.

How to Add Like Button Below Blog Post in WordPress?

As shown in the image, you can add a Like Button below your Blog post in WordPress. Just click on the checkbox that displays Show Like Button.

At last, don’t forget to save settings.

Yay! You have successfully added Social Media Sharing Buttons below each page and post of your website with Like Button.

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