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16 Social Media Plugins for WordPress

Here is a list of social media plugins for WordPress. There are plugins to display and customize social media icons and track engagement. Access buttons for hundreds of social networks. Some of these social plugins are standalone, while others are bundled with large sets of WordPress tools. Many of these plugins are free.

Social Media Plugins for WordPress

Shareaholic. Shareaholic helps website owners engage and grow their audiences, monetize traffic, and gain insights from how their content is being shared across the web. Access customizable share buttons, related content display, and social analytics. Price: Basic plan is free. Pro plan is $95 per month.



Ultimate Social. Ultimate Social lets you choose from over 25 social buttons with more than 20 display locations. It features multiple languages, fan counts, multiple skins, color control, and more. Multiple integrations include WooCommerce, Jigoshop and BuddyPress. Price: $15.

Floating Social Media Icon. Make social media icons appear automatically or you can use social media widgets, shortcode or PHP code to display social media icons anywhere you want. The plugin includes over 20 icon themes. Price: Free.

Social Warfare. Social Warfare is a plugin to add social share buttons to your site and promote your social content. Customize tweets that are populated when a visitor clicks your Twitter button, or even add images. Upload Pinterest-specific images and descriptions. Display social share counts prominently. Add a custom widget to display your most popular posts. Price: $24 per year.

Social Warfare.

Social Warfare.

Simple Share Buttons. Simple Share Buttons adds share buttons to all of your posts and pages, simply. Plus version comes with 11 different responsive button sets, custom color buttons and icons, share tags, and click tracking. Price: Basic plan is free. Plus version is $10.

Monarch. Monarch lets you choose from over 20 social sharing networks to display. Add and arrange any number of available networks to create a custom collection of sharing options for your visitors. Use six different automatic pop-up and fly-in triggers off unique user interactions. Price: Free to Elegant Themes members, $69 per year.

Jetpack. Jetpack offers a range of tools with over two dozen popular plugins installed with one click. Features include social media icons, widgets to display networks, social network distribution tools, and more. Jetpack is from Automattic, the makers of If you have a site on, you don’t need Jetpack, as all the features are already bundled. Price: Basic is free. Premium starts at $8.25 per month.



WP Social Sharing. WP Social Sharing adds attractive responsive social share buttons of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Xing, Google+, and Pinterest to WordPress posts, page, media, or any post. Display large responsive buttons using CSS3. Price: Free.

WP Responsive Social Counter. This is a retina responsive plugin, displaying your social accounts’ fans, subscribers, and followers number, with 30 social networks including Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Twitter. Price: $17.

AddToAny. The AddToAny WordPress sharing plugin helps people share your posts and pages to any service, such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google, WhatsApp, LinkedIn, and 100 more sharing and social media sites and apps. It features share counters, floating share buttons, vector icons, analytics integration, and custom icons and placement. Price: Free.

AddToAny Plugin on WordPress.

AddToAny Plugin on WordPress.

Social Buzz. Social Buzz lets you add a share-graph to each post or page, along with social share buttons, giving visual context to your popularity. Price: $20.

ShareThis. ShareThis provides free sharing buttons and tools to drive traffic and increase engagement. Customize your look and feel by selecting your preferred layout and over 80 social channels including Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, LinkedIn, WhatsApp, and more. Price: Free.

Social Media Feather. The goal behind this plugin is to provide lightweight WordPress social sharing and following that doesn’t add any unnecessary burden to your site and especially on your users. Easily add nice, modern-looking share buttons and social profiles links to your posts and pages automatically and speedily. Price: Free.

Social Media Feather Plugin on WordPress.

Social Media Feather Plugin on WordPress.

Ultimate Social Media Plus. Add icons for RSS, email, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube, “Share” (covering 200 other social media platforms), and upload custom icons. Pick from 16 different designs, then add actions and animation. Place icons before or after posts, or on your home page. Price: Free.

WordPress Social Stream. WordPress Social Stream combines all of your social network feeds into a single network stream. Create a single feed for multiple social network profiles. Display using a filterable jQuery powered Social Network Wall or a rotating feed list. Price: $19.

SumoMe. SumoMe is a platform to amplify a WordPress site with powerful engagement tools, including heatmaps, image sharer, contact form and more. Its Share tool helps visitors share your content on over 16 social services (Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and more). Price: Basic is free. Pro plan is $40 per month.



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  1. Marina May 23, 2016 Reply

    thanks for that nice article about the different Social Media Plugins for WordPress.
    My favorite wordpress plugin is blog2social. It’s an easy tool to schedule and post automatically to the various social media, while at the same time it allows you to customize your postings for each network’s requirement. Also you can select the image you like to go with your post.

  2. Loony July 18, 2016 Reply

    Hey guys! I’d love to recommend you the coolest Social media plugin I’ve ever used for my website! Check it out here:

  3. nashri February 9, 2017 Reply

    I recently read a similar article reviewing various social media plugins. You can find it here They feature some plugins that you haven’t mentioned here. I am amazed by the sheer number of available options. Thank you for taking the time to write about them!

  4. Wordpress Coder August 4, 2017 Reply

    Excellent article! It just made my work easier. This is really helpful to used my business site development. A very informative article.


  5. Chris September 7, 2017 Reply

    These are certainly some great social media plugins. Article is really helpful as well. I have always used Jetpack like most users. I actually haven’t heard of many plugins in your list so it’s news to me. I will definitely give them a try.

    Although I think you might have missed some Instagram plugins. I think Instagram is getting more and more popular and websites have started to use Instagram to amplify their content. I came across this article on Instagram plugins ( and I thought I should share it so that website owners can use Instagram as a means to share their content.