After search engines, social media services are the second biggest source of traffic. Social media is a wonderful medium to get your posts and information shared with millions of users. This is the reason why the majority of websites include social media sharing options in their websites. WordPress social plugins like Twitter, Facebook, Google+1, Pinterest etc. offers many features that will make your site more powerful and social.
In this article, we have listed cool WordPress social media plugins that are free to download and a few inexpensive options that you should find useful. I have updated the article with new WordPress social network plugins and all links have been checked. If you have anything in mind or want to share a great plugin please drop a comment.
1. Facebook Tab Manager
Makes WordPress function as an editor for tabs you can embed in a Facebook page for your business, campaign, or organization.
2. Floating Social Media Icon
This Plugin Links Social Media Icons to Your Social Media Profiles Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube, Rss Feed, Linkedin, Google plus…
3. Social Media Widget
The Social Media Widget is a simple sidebar widget that allows users to input their social media website profile URLs.
4. Facebook Page Promoter Lightbox
All your visitors should know about your facebook page and tell their friends.
5. Slick Social Share Buttons
Add facebook, twitter, google +1, linkedin, digg, delicious, reddit, buffer, stumbleupon and pinterest.
6. Digg Digg
With Digg Digg by Buffer, you have an all in one social sharing plugin for your blog.
7. Facebook Members
Facebook Members is a WordPres Social Plugin that enables Facebook Page owners to attract and gain Likes from their own website.
8. Social Media Tabs
Creates a widget, which adds sliding tabs, each with a social network profile or media feed.
Shareaholic has proven time and time again to be an extremely useful and successful tool in getting your readers.
10. Trackable Social Share Icons
Trackable Social Share Icons plugin is a simple, intuitive, and customizable plugin that places social media icons.
11. Simple Social Icons
Simple Social Icons is an easy to use, customizable way to display icons that link visitors to your various social profiles.
WordTwit keeps track of when you publish new posts, and automatically informs all followers by pushing out a Twitter tweet.
13. WP Tweet Button
This plugin easily and fully implements Twitter’s official Tweet Button on your WordPress blog or site.
14. Social Media Badge Widget
This plugin creates a widget which easily displays the social badge from the leading social media websites.
15. Social Media Icons Widget
The Social Media Icons Widget is a basic sidebar widget that displays icon links for the user’s social media profile URLs.
What’s your favorite social media plugin for WordPress, and why? If it hasn’t been included here, please share it with us in the comments area.