Social Media Icons WordPress – Social Icons Plugin

Social Media Icons WordPress – Social Icons Plugin


Installing Social Media Icons can boost your popularity website on social media. Your clients will enjoy and will have a new way to stay in touch and become your followers.

Simple Social Icons widget will impress you with lots of customization options and out-of-the-box layouts. Elfsight plugin will help to reach your company aims.

  • Increase website visitors engagement; 
  • Engage more followers to your site; 
  • Display your works right on the web page;
  • Grow confidence in the company. 

Try the demo now. Link to demo

Customizable and easy-to-use Social Share Icons on your WordPress web page in a few minutes!

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WordPress Social Media Icons – a simple and perfect Social Icons plugin from Elfsight to link your WordPress website to your social network accounts to make keeping in touch with your customers and followers so much easier. Bloggers and online business owners alike will appreciate the opportunity to increase their presence on social media and to promote their websites at the same time.

Now you can choose the icons of any social media networks you need, link them to your social media profiles and give your readers access to your latest status updates and more.

Complete Features List

  • 50+ predefined social platforms
  • 5 icon size options
  • 2 layouts: inline and floating
  • Add, delete, duplicate, and reorder icons
  • 3 align variants of the icons
  • 5 animation on hover types
  • 3 color schemes for icons, background and hover effect
  • 3 types of border radius
  • Adjustable opacity of the icons
  • 6 embedded icon styles 
  • Regular live updates available
  • Handy editor without coding required
  • Premium support by a professional team 
  • Free installation service
  • And many more

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How to add Social Media Icons to WordPress website

With our fantastic plugin, adding social media icons to any part of WordPress website (footer, header, etc) takes less than a minute. We have prepared a brief installation guide for you.

  1. Download the plugin from Codecanyon;
  2. Add it to admin panel;
  3. Customize the icons for your website;
  4. Add social media icons widget to WordPress page

How to add social media icons to WordPress header

  1. Go to the editor in “Appearance” tab
  2. Find template for the header and insert icons code there

How to add social media icons to WordPress footer

  1. Go to the editor in “Appearance” tab
  2. Find template for footer add icons code to it

If you experience any problems with widget setup, contact our Help Canter and we’ll provide any necessary help.

Support for the Social Icons plugin

The Social Icons WordPress plugin is unbelievably easy to use and trouble free. However, should anything ever go wrong, our friendly and professional Support staff are here to provide you with any help you need. You’re welcome to message us or submit a ticket at our Support Center

Still haven’t checked our plugin live? Do it right now on WordPress Social Media Icons page!


Q: How many icons can I add to my plugin?

A: Elfsight Social Media Icons allows for adding an unlimited number of icons to your page. Simply choose the preferable media from the library that includes more than 50 icons, and they will be displayed on the page.

Q: Can I change the order of icons displayed?

A: You are free to reorder your icons any way you like. Just go to Source tab of your editor and set the right sequence of icons by drag-and-drop. 

Q: How do I make my social media icons follow the scroll of visitors?

A: It’s very easy. In Layout tab of the editor, choose Floating layout option, and your icons will move down and up the page together with navigation of your users. The icons will always stay visible for easy access.

Change Log – new version 1.7.1 is available for download

December 25, 2020 – Version 1.7.1

### Fixed
 * WordPress 5.6 compatibility issue

September 08, 2020 – Version 1.7.0

### Added
 * TikTok Icon
 * New Support Form

### Fixed
 * Fix color issue

November 22, 2019 – Version 1.6.1

### Changed
 * Plugin name is changed to Social Icons

November 22, 2019 – Version 1.6.0

### Added
 * New icons: Phone, Apple, Amazon, Weibo

### Fixed
 * Print Button bug
 * Internet Explorer bug

May 7, 2019 – Version 1.5.0

### Added
 * Translation files for the plugin admin panel

### Changed
 * jQuery dependency removed 

August 13, 2018 – Version 1.4.0

### Added
 * Block for the new WordPress Gutenberg editor

April 26, 2018 – Version 1.3.0

### Added
 * Automatic updates functionality
 * Opening a ticket form on Support page

### Changed
 * Admin design updated

March 16, 2018 – Version 1.2.0

### Added
 * Floating icons layout
 * Line and Line@ icons
 * Automatic icon selection
 * Plugin access roles

### Fixed
 * Existing function conflict
 * Default settings widget saving issue
 * https websites issue

January 11, 2018 – Version 1.1.1

### Fixed
 * Custom icon bug in editor
 * Removed widget displaying bug

December 18, 2017 – Version 1.1.0

### Added
 * New option position - align your icons
 * Ability to add your custom icon

### Changed
 * New widget editor design
 * Icons placing to the header and footer fixed

### Fixed
 * Special character bug in editor
 * Issue with widget select in Visual Composer element

September 16, 2017 – Version 1.0.1

### Fixed
 * Plugin initialization bug fixed