Floating share buttons are easiest ways to get your visitors to share your contents to the social networks. I like to share any useful information I come across on the web with my friends and relatives. Social media has redefined the way information is disseminated these days and thus the need to add an easy means of getting your web content shared by your visitors.
There are countless WordPress plugins available to share your web contents and help you promote your blog/website. Here is a list of the best vertical floating social share plugins for WordPress; I hope you find the list interesting.
Floating Social Share Plugins:
Flare is my favorite vertical floating social share plugin for WordPress and I am currently using it on my blog as you can see. Flare is a beautiful social share plugin that gets your content easily shared on the Social media like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, StumbleUpon, Pinterest, Reddit, and most importantly Google+. An interesting thing about this social share plugin is that it hovers at the side of your posts making easy for your readers to share on the social networks. You can also enable an option for a visitor to close the share bar. One unique thing about this social share plugin is that it counts and displays all the share totals for every post.
2. Get Social:
If you have been a long time reader of my blog, you would’ve noticed that I used the Get Social share plugin before I migrated to Flare. This Social share plugin is an awesome tool and I really enjoyed using it. You can add any social media website to this social share plugin by simply adding a code snippet to it. It also floats on post pages and also records and displays share counts.
You can’t mention the best vertical floating social share plugins without mentioning AddThis. AddThis is an amazing social share plugin for WordPress with its publisher analytics which helps one to keep tab of with your shared posts and how many times every post have been shared. You can also track clicks on such posts. The plugin may not be one of the most beautiful around, but it is quite effective.
AddThis is supported in over 70 languages, which means it can be read by people in different languages which could bring wider exposure to your blog.
ShareThis is a popular social share plugin for WordPress used in many blogs I have come across. ShareThis makes it very easy for your posts to be shared to social media networks like Facebook, Twitter, Google +1, LinkedIn etc.
ShareThis also has share counter and comes in different styles – Simple icons, Icons with Counter and big buttons.
5. WP Socializer:
WP Socializer is a pretty cool social share plugin for WordPress. With WP Socializer you can add all sorts of Social Bookmarking and sharing buttons. Its customizable floating social share bar is optimized for fast loading with smart load feature. WP Socializer floating share plugin is also optimized for mobile devices. This plugin provides an easy way of sharing your web contents with your friends on the social networks.
Socialize is yet another vertical social share plugin that provides an easy way to share your contents on the web. You can choose from small, big and tall buttons and can as well edit the background and border.
7. Digg Digg:
Digg Digg is yet another popular vertical gloating social share plugin that adds a beautiful floating share bar to your site/blog which makes it easy for your posts to be shared. Digg Digg comes with lots of social bookmarking buttons you can select which ones to add or remove.
I hope you find these Social share plugins interesting, what are you waiting for? Choose your best social share plugin now and install on your WordPress blog. If you have any contributions or comments to make concerning the social share plugins listed here, use the comment form below. Remember to subscribe to my RSS feed.