Do you want to add social media icons to your website? Adding social share icons help you to spread your content to a larger audience. In this article, we show you how to add social media icons on your website.
If you are running a blog or own website then you must add social media buttons to it. When a visitor visits your page and found your content useful, they share it on their social media account. As a result, your content reaches to more people. In this way, you will get more traffic to your website.
If you are running a WordPress website, you will find a number of plugins which allows adding social media icons. One of the popular plugin for WordPress website is Monarch. This plugin covers almost every social media icon for sharing your content and provides a beautiful user experience.
But, what if you don’t have a WordPress website? How to share your content in such case?
Well, the answer is ShareThis.
What is ShareThis?
ShareThis is a tool for adding free share buttons on your website or blog.
Using ShareThis, one can add both inline or sticky share buttons to their website or blog. The user can choose their preferred share buttons, customize it. This tool allows us to show a number of times our content gets shared. You will have the option to choose an alignment, share button size, etc.
How To Add Social Media Icons On Website
For getting started, you need to Sign Up on ShareThis. Once you logged in, you will redirect to the dashboard where you choose your social media icons.
On the dashboard, you will get the code which you need to add before the closing of a head tag.
If you choose the option for Sticky share buttons then after adding the code, it starts appearing on your website.
For inline share buttons, you need to add the code below where you wish to display your share icons.
Under the Channels section, a user can choose share icons, alignment, customize buttons, etc. for their inline share buttons.
Note: ShareThis also provides a WordPress plugin for adding share buttons. Please check out our article Get Social Share Buttons For WordPress Website
That’s it! Go ahead and use this fantastic free tool, add social media icons and increase your website traffic.
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