After writing the post on best social media sharing WordPress plugin, I realized there are few more plugins which need to be on the list. Initially, I couldn’t really find many options for floating social sharing buttons!
But then I stumbled upon something beneficial.
Yes, a plugin to help you float social sharing button – Social Snap!
Social Snap is the most popular plugin for floating the social sharing buttons on your blog.
We at ShoutMeLoud, also use Social Snap Plugin to show floating social sharing buttons both on desktop and mobile.
Social Snap WordPress plugin is one of the easiest plugins to configure for showing beautiful looking social sharing buttons on your blog posts. This service supports all major social network sites such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pocket, WhatsApp, Telegram, Buffer, etc.
Do I need to explain the use of the sharing buttons?
Well, even if I don’t have to, I must explain for the readers who are new here.
These social sharing buttons help in getting more social shares as it stays in the visible area while someone is reading your content.
This also supports adding social sharing buttons in your mobile view of the site. You can also control the placement of the buttons.
Now that we know what it does, let us take a look at how to configure the very handy Social Snap.
You ready? Let’s roll.
How to configure Social Snap WordPress plugin?
To get started with Social Snap, get an account here.
Priced $39 for a single site, it is a reasonable purchase considering the plethora of features it offers. Click on Get Started and purchase a license for your website.
Now, from the account section, download the Social Snap plugin and install it on your WordPress site.
Once you are done installing the plugin, go to Social Snap > Settings > Social Sharing > Floating Share Bar.
This is where you can enable or disable the floating share bar settings.
What I love about this plugin is, it supports many social sharing buttons, offers analytics and has add-ons like automatic social media poster which currently supports Twitter and LinkedIn. The updated version of the plugin now enables social sharing button on your WordPress mobile site. The buttons are responsive and mobile friendly.
Download plugin and give it a try. And once you do, write back to us. We’d love to hear your thoughts on the plugin.
Also, don’t forget to share this plugin with your friends on Facebook and Twitter. Share the information.
2 thoughts on “How To Add Floating Social Share Buttons To WordPress Posts”
I have installed this plugin it is working properly.Thanks for sharing your knowledge!
Thanks harsh for providing this plugin. It is really sexy and I have been searching like this from a long time.
Recently I am using Digg Digg. Your plugin is a great replacement of it.
Can you please say, which plugin you are using for your social like box widget?