Free WordPress Social Sharing Buttons – Social Pug pluginFree

23 558 websitesFree WordPress Social Sharing Buttons – Social Pug plugin by DevPups, Mihai Iova

Social sharing should be an easy and pleasant experience for all your readers. Social Pug strives to offer you the best social sharing tools and to help your users share your content easily on their social profiles.

The Best Looking Social Sharing Buttons

Social Pug is one of the easies to use social sharing plugin available. It lets you add highly customizable social sharing buttons that will integrate beautifully with your website’s design, leading to increased interactions and social media shares.

You’ve probably seen all those websites with big ugly share buttons, that are just cringy to see. Your website can stand out by having the simple and beautiful social sharing buttons that Social Pug provides. PRO tip, with the premium version you can select from 8 different styles for your social buttons and even customize their colors.

The free version of the plugin comes with five of the biggest social media platforms, mainly Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest and LinkedIn.

For each social media platform you can customize the social share button to your liking. You can choose to have a simple social media icon share button, a share button with a bold label to catch the eye and even social sharing buttons with social share counts, so that you visitors have social media proof.

You can place the social sharing buttons before and after the post content or have them follow your readers as they scroll up and down the page, in the form of a social media floating sidebar.

Social Share Count: Display the posts social share count ( including Twitter ) to provide social media proof and increase your website’s credibility.

Social Share Buttons Locations: You can place the social sharing buttons in 4 different locations of your website. You can opt in to display them before and/or after the content of your posts on whichever post type you want. Also you can choose to display the social share buttons in a floating sidebar that follows the user as he/she scrolls the page. The floating sidebar can be placed on the left or on the right side of the screen.

Main Features

  • Before and After Content Social Share Buttons – Place the social share buttons right before your content, after your content or both
  • Floating Sidebar Social Share Buttons – Make the social share buttons follow the user as he/she scrolls up and down your webpage by adding floating buttons on the left or right side of the screen
  • Social Share Counts and Total Share Counts – Display social share counts for all social media networks, including Twitter
  • Editable Button Labels – Edit the labels that appear in the share buttons, to maximize your engagement
  • Retina Ready Sharp Share Icons – Social Pug uses an icon font to display the best looking social media icons on any screen

Premium Features

  • 10+ Social Media Networks more – Reach more people by adding any of the following social share networks StumbleUpon, Reddit, VK, Yummly, WhatsApp, Buffer, Telegram, Flipboard, Pocket, Tumblr and Email
  • Mobile Sticky Footer Social Share Buttons – Your website needs to be mobile ready and Social Pug is here to help
  • Pop-Up Social Share Buttons – Trigger a pop-up with the social sharing buttons when a user does an action
  • Custom Button Colors and Hover Colors – The social networks colors are beautiful, but you don’t have to limit yourself. Add any color to your social share buttons to match your website’s design.
  • Shortcode for Social Share Buttons – Place the social sharing buttons anywhere in your template files or the body of your content with the [socialpug_share] shortcode
  • Link Shortening through Bitly – Hide long URL’s behind their shorter version with the Bitly integration
  • Google Analytics UTM tracking – Track the source of your incoming traffic with the help of the Google Analytics UTM parameters
  • Social Media Follow Buttons Widget – Place social media follow buttons for the following social media networks: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Reddit, Instagram, YouTube, Vimeo, SoundCloud, Twitch, Yummly and Behance. Use the [socialpug_follow] shortcode to place the follow buttons anywhere in your template files
  • Sharable Quotes ( Click to Tweet ) Feature – Let your readers easily share a custom tweet with just one click
  • Top Social Media Shared Posts Widget – Want to showcase your most social shared articles? No problem. You can use this widget in any widget area to add your top shared posts
  • Import / Export Settings – Move all the settings from one website to another with just a few clicks

Powerful Social Sharing Features

Display Social Proof
Display social sharing counts for each social media network, for positive social media proof.

Click to Tweet
Click to Tweet boxes are one of the best way for your readers to share content on their Twitter social profile. With just one click the custom tweet will be shared.

Social Media Custom Content
Customize the social media images and descriptions that your users share on their social media profiles. You can add custom social data for Open Graph tags, custom Tweets and custom Pinterest images and descriptions.

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Author: DevPups, Mihai Iova

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