Social Sharing Buttons
Social Sharing Buttons for WordPress that can help you to make your visitors quickly share a post with their friends on various Social Media. As Social Media is the best way to Promote Your Website and get quick engagement, So Sharing Buttons in a Website should be given a better priority! I have seen many plugins in WordPress that can help you to get supported sharing buttons on the website. But Wait, it has some disadvantages also, the Plugins use a lot of external JS Files that degrades your website speed as well as affect SEO.
But Wait, I have an idea that can help you to add beautiful Social Media Sharing Buttons to your website without degrading your SEO and Speed. This Plugins and Methods use less resource comparatively lower than any other high end sharing sources. Some of the Plugins may cost some penny, but they are really effective. Apex Legends Review!
Sharing Buttons- Without Plugin!
Social Sharing Buttons without any Plugin. Are you Kidding me? No, the fact is you can use beautiful sharing buttons without any plugins absolutely free. If you are a running a low cost hosting with minimal resources, You better save some space and optimise your website without installing any plugin for social sharing. So these steps can definitely help you.
Theme Default Sharing Buttons
Some themes have by default social sharing buttons that can help you to implement a sharing button to your website with ease. They look very beautiful and attractive, so no need to put on a plugin for them. Some themes like Hestia, Newspaper, Jupiter X, DIVI comes with this preloaded feature. I think this feature should be implemented into every WordPress themes due to increasing demand. To Check whether your theme has social sharing buttons or not, Just check the Customisation option and probably General Settings. You may find the hiding gems!
Manual Code Insert
Manual Code for Social Sharing Buttons can be an easy method to be implemented with ease. This can effectively help you to show beautiful and responsive sharing buttons to your website. AddThis is a very cool solution for that! I have tested and compared with many other such methods and shockingly it uses comparatively less external JS files than others. It will not affect your website loading time as well as SEO. Also, the Sharing Buttons are very awesome, they look very attractive in all displays. How to get a Perfect Score in Google Pagespeed Without any Plugin! Check out these Video to get more info!
Best Plugins for Sharing Buttons
There are over a thousand of free plugins for social sharing but they are extremely heavy and use high resources. It gradually increases your JS Files and hence decreases the rendering time. The Maximum No of Request due to JS Files should be less than 50. I will mention it in my next Post. So let’s check out some minimal usage Social Sharing Button Plugins for WordPress!
Jetpack Sharing Feature
About 78% of Self Hosted WordPress website uses Jetpack to bring on WordPress.com super features to it. WordPress.com V/S org? But they didn’t use it Social Sharing features that comes free with it. The Social Sharing Buttons of Jetpack can be very effective as it is placed Inline of the Posts in a responsive manner. It hardly uses 1-2 JS Files which is very less and they are served very fastly uses the Global CDN of WordPress. So the Sharing Buttons will not affect the Loading Speed of the Site.
Monarch is an ultimate Social Sharing Plugin for WordPress. It is the best available social sharing button available till the date. The monarch may be a paid option but it the best way to distribute social sharing buttons in your website with tons of features. I Personally use this Plugin and definitely loved the features. Monarch is a plugin from the Elegant Theme from the Family of DIVI! and it has won many hearts. Nothing to say about it.
These are some of the best methods to implement Social Sharing buttons to Your website without degrading your Page Load time and SEO. I have personally tested and used this method before. So feel free to use them and Comment below if it worked for you! Anything missed, feel free to Comment Below.