Best Social Media Plugins for your WordPress blog

Social Media Feather, Share Buttons by AddtoAny, Social Media Widget, Digg Digg and JetPack that you can use for your wordpress site

In my previous post, I have explain How to Add Social Media Share and Follow Button on WordPress. In that post I have explained the procedure using a plugin Social Media Feather plugin.

Best Social Media Plugins for WordPress
Best Social Media Plugins for your WordPress blog

Here I will list few Social Media Plugins that you can use for your wordpress site.

1. Social Media Feather

Social Media Feather plugin is a very simple plugin and its easy to use . Social Media feather will help you in adding social media share and follow buttons to your post, pages and custom post types. Social Media Feather is also know as lightweight social media plugin and there are two reasons for it. First reason is that this plugin only includes major social networking providers like Facebook, Twitter, Google plus, Reddit, Pinterest, Tumblr, Youtube, Instagram, Linkedin, Vimeo, Rss. Second reason is most social media plugins use javascript which increases the load time of your page. Social Media feather makes no use of Java script which helps in keeping the load time of your website at minimum.

2. Share Buttons by AddtoAny

Share buttons by AddtoAny is one of the most famous Social Media Plugin, it has had more than 4 million downloads in last 8 years. One of the biggest reason for its popularity is that it supports more than 100 social networking and bookmarking sites. It comes with a variety of placement options like before post, after post, vertical share bar , horizontal share bar and much more. It also allows users to track link shared with goo.gl, bit.ly, tiny url and many more.

3. Social Media Widget

Social Media Widget Plugin is one of my favorite plugin because of the customization options available in this plugin. The plugin provides 4 different sizes of buttons and you can also set a custom size of buttons. It also provides 4 different types of button appearance like Web 2.0, Sketch, Heart and Cutout. Social Media Widget plugin enables users to set the type of animation required when the cursor is on the Social media buttons, type of animation available are Fade in, Scale, Bounce or Combo. There are many other customization options like number of button per row, order of the icons.

4. Digg Digg

If you are looking for a floating share bar like mashable.com then just install Digg Digg plugin. Digg Digg is superb social media plugin for anyone who wants to share buttons on their wordpress site. It supports almost all the major social networking and sharing sites like Facebook, Twitter, Google +, Tumblr, Reddit and much more. It also display the number of times the content has been shared with each social networking platform.

5. JetPack

Jetpack is an all in one plugin. Millions of WordPress users are using Jetpack plugin. It helps in adding many feature to your blog like contact form, related post, mobile theme customization, subscriptions, videopress and much more. Jetpack also allow it user to add share button to there wordpress site. So if you are already using Jetpack then just activate the sharing option from setting of Jetpack plugin.