10 Best Social Media Share Buttons and Widgets for Blog

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Responsive social media sharing buttons and widgets are the best ways to gain more traffic and popularity on your blog.


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These floating social media icons allow readers or visitors to share instantly the content they like or recommend on blogs and websites. That's why it is one of the best ways to promote your blog contents on social networking sites.

Here in this tutorial, I will provide you the HTML codes for the social media sharing icons and the direct widgets for your blog.

10 Best Responsive Social Media Sharing Buttons and Widgets

Here is the list of top 10 social media posts sharing icons and widgets for Blogger and WordPress users in 2018.

1. Shareaholic buttons


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These floating share buttons are fully responsive, can be hidden and customized according to your need from Shareaholic website. Even I've been using it for a long time and still satisfied.

Below is the direct HTML codes for the share widget and it's available for all blogging platforms.
<script type="text/javascript" data-cfasync="false"
src="//dsms0mj1bbhn4.cloudfront.net/assets/pub/shareaholic.js" data-
shr-siteid="f417d883abcaf6dc851b60f9ba20c7c6" async="async">
</script>
2. ShareThis icons


sharing icons

These buttons are fully animated, responsive and perfect works on any blog or website. If you want to customize this widget according to your choice then visit ShareThis website, sign up, create the share widget and directly integrate with your website.
<script src="//platform-
api.sharethis.com/js/sharethis.js#property=5b0ba4accbc3900011ee2c2
1&product=sticky-share-buttons"></script>
3. Addthis Share Widget


social sharing widget

Addthis allows to create free share and follow us widgets according to your preference, for your blog. You can copy and paste the below codes on your site to directly to enable this widget or you can visit Addthis website and perform further customization as you need and directly connect it to your blogging platform.
<script type="text/javascript"
src="//s7.addthis.com/js/300/addthis_widget.js#pubid=ra-
57c47301182937e7"></script>
4. AddToAny Buttons


addtoany share icons

AddToAny floating share buttons are available in horizontal and vertical at fixed positions and are easily customizable for mobile and desktop devices. This widget is absolutely free and can be implemented on every blogging sites.
<div class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_32 a2a_floating_style
a2a_vertical_style" style="left:0px; top:150px;">
<a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_google_plus"></a>
<a class="a2a_button_pinterest"></a>
<a class="a2a_dd" href="https://www.addtoany.com/share"></a>
</div> <script async src="https://static.addtoany.com/menu/page.js"></script>
In case, you want this gadget to appear on the right side:
<div class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_32 a2a_floating_style
a2a_vertical_style" style="left:0px; top:150px;">
<a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_google_plus"></a>
<a class="a2a_button_pinterest"></a>
<a class="a2a_dd" href="https://www.addtoany.com/share"></a>
</div> <script async src="https://static.addtoany.com/menu/page.js"></script>
5. GetSiteControl icons


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GetSiteControl is another popular social networking share buttons provider websites, that allow users to create custom, animated, and responsive share buttons.

In order to install this gadget on your site, you can copy the HTML codes and insert on your site or directly go through the GetSirteControl website, customize the widgets and publish on your blogging platform.
<script> (function (w,i,d,g,e,t,s) {w[d] = w[d]||[];t= i.createElement(g);
t.async=1;t.src=e;s=i.getElementsByTagName(g)
[0];s.parentNode.insertBefore(t, s);
})(window, document,
'_gscq','script','//widgets.getsitecontrol.com/139196/script.js');
</script>
6. Kiwi Social share plugin for WordPress


Social share plugin

Kiwi is a popular social sharing plugin available only for WordPress users. It is an excellent tool that allows creating hover icons, animated buttons like, flip, grow, border, slide, simple, super fast and even display share counts, etc for free.


8. MashShare social media sharing plugin for WordPress


social media sharing plugin

MashShare is a free professional and highly customizable social media plugin. They use external scripts for their social buttons to save loading times. It also supports accelerated mobile pages (Amp), has a Short URL integration and provides per default a large total share counter.


You can watch this video for the installation procedure, made by Karinah.




9. Social Sharing Icons by UltimatelySocial
The UltimatelySocial lets you add share icons for RSS, Email, and 200+ other social media platforms, or upload custom icons of your choice in your WordPress Blog.


social networking icons

With this plugin, you can make your social media icons ‘float’ or ‘sticky’, add counts, Allow visitors to subscribe to your blog by Email, make your icons animate and more features.


10. Feed Them Social plugin for WordPress


social media sharing


Feed Them Social is a very popular plugin for creating Social Feeds of any or all your family, friends, yourself, or businesses. They allow adding as many social feeds as you need and display social feeds on any post, page, or sidebar, according to your preference.

VIEW THE DEMOdownload Feed Them Social plugin

Conclusion
These top 10 social media share widgets and plugins are widely used in Blogger, WordPress and other blogging platforms. If you are using Blogger, then copy the above-given codes and paste it into the HTML/JavaScript widget of your blog. Read:


In case, you are using WordPress, then download any social share plugin, install, and activate the plugin on your WP blog.

After adding one of these attractive social sharing icons on your blog, your beloved readers will be easily able to share the contents they like or prefer, on social networking sites.

Have you been using one of these social sharing icons on your blog? Let me know in the comment box below, and if found content useful, then share it with your friends, colleagues, and family members.