Social media platforms are the second most effective sources of increasing your website traffic after search engines. Most of the visitors like to share the article, they like. However, most of them do not do it if they will have to share article manually by copying the link and sharing it on their social media profiles.

Therefore, you need to install appropriate social media sharing plugins in order to engage your visitors and make your web content easier to share. If you want your audience to share your blog’s content, easily, on their social media profiles and get more visitors, then you must install one of the following WordPress (WP) plugins.


1.    Social Media Feather:


Social Media Feather is one of the lightest yet powerful social media sharing plugins to make your web content sharing easier for your audience. Along with the content sharing option, it also allows you to add the ‘following badges’ of Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and other major social media platforms on your web.

Plugin Available Version: 1.4.1

WP Version Required: 3.1 or Higher

Compatibility Up-To (WP Version): 3.6.1

Rating: 4.7 Out Of 5

2.    Floating Social Media Links:


Floating Social Media Links is another effective social media sharing widget for WP blogs and websites. One unique thing about it is that it does not only allow you to integrate social media buttons but also allows you to add custom links to your blog. Also, you can use your own designed logos of your favorite social media platforms and custom links to make it look more attractive and compelling.

Plugin Available Version: 1.5.2

WP Version Required: 3.5 or Higher

Compatibility Up-To (WP Version): 3.6.1

Rating: 4.6 Out Of 5

3.    Floating Social Media Icon:


Having more than 20 icon styles, Floating Social Media Icon is an easy-to-integrate social media sharing plugin for WP website. You can easily use these social media icons to add Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and other social media platforms to your web. You can also re-arrange and re-size the icons and enable or disable the floating option for the icons.

Plugin Available Version: 1.3.1

WP Version Required: 2.8 or Higher

Compatibility Up-To (WP Version): 3.6.1

Rating: 4.8 Out Of 5

4.    Social Media User Detection:


Social Media User Detection is one of the rare plugins that can help you make the most of your social media marketing campaigns by detecting the social media platforms that the visitor is logged into while landing on your page. Along with the content sharing, it also keeps the log of your visitors’ social media platforms to let you know which social media you should focus on to increase your web traffic.

Plugin Available Version: 1.0.1

WP Version Required: 3.1 or Higher

Compatibility Up-To (WP Version): 3.5.2

Rating: 4.5 Out Of 5

5.    Shareaholic:


Another effective yet attractive social media sharing plugin is none other than Shareaholic. It allows you to add social media sharing buttons and counters for Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and other social media buttons to your site. Also, it helps you to increase your social media engagement and content sharing by displaying the relevant post to the topic that your visitor will be reading.

Plugin Available Version:

WP Version Required: 2.7 or Higher

Compatibility Up-To (WP Version): 3.5.2

Rating: 4 Out Of 5

6.    ShareThis:


Last but not the least plugins for painless content sharing to your visitors’ social media profiles is ShareThis. Along with easy content sharing, it helps you improve your social media strategies with social analytics. You can also increase your social engagement on your website’s mobile app with it.

Plugin Available Version: 7.0.6

WP Version Required: 1.5 or Higher

Compatibility Up-To (WP Version): 3.5.2

Rating: 3.2 Out Of 5