The Best Social Share Plugin is AccessPress Social Share!
Lately when you read some Celebrity News or some other interesting News Story Article Blog Post, you run into some Social Media Share Icons here and there. You might be wondering, wow, how did they get that, it looks so cool, and where can I go to get it?
I can recommend the one I use which is what I have called Best Social Media Plugin WordPress known as AccessPress Social Share.
It is Fairly Simple to Use and serves its purpose well. 🙂 Plus, it is 100% FREE! 😀
CHECK IT OUT! The FREE Features that are jam packed with this great AccessPress Social Share. 😉Above 1st Picture outlines the FREE Features that are included with using AccessPress Social Share Plugin.
- Covers Social Media Icon Networks like FB, Tweety Bird Twitter, G Plus, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Digg.
- Latest use of APIs to Fetch Data.
- Auto Updates on all APIs.
- Option to Select which Social Media Profile to Show.
- Display Order for Selected Social Media.
- Cache Setting – you can set a Cache Period to Avoid Frequent API Calls.
- ShortCode – You can Display the Social Share easily anywhere by using ShortCode apss-share.
- Fully Responsive – Compatible with Mobile Devices. A Huge Plus to indicate it is Mobile-Friendly.
- User Friendly and Very Interactive User Interface – Anyone could use it, its as Easy as Drag and Drop.
The 2nd Picture outlines that this Plugin WILL NOT Affect Site Speed because it has been provided with Caching Option to Store the Share Count in the Database and Update within certain period kept in the plugin Cache Settings Section.
Come on and Read as I show you how you may Benefit Greatly from using this Plugin on your Website. 🙂
1) Click on Plugins –> Add New.
To the Right Hand Side Corner is a White Textbox, Type in AccessPress Social Share and Press Enter.
The Following Screen should appear like this Below.
Click on Install Now to the Right of where it says AccessPress Social Share in Blue Text.
On Next Screen, Click on Activate Plugin.
2) The 1st Tab Social Networks.
In here, you can Check which Social Media you want to Display on your Website.
You can Drag and Drop them in Any Order that you Choose.
**DO NOT Click on the 3rd Option at Bottom that says Clear Cache.**
A Screen will Pop Up asking you: Are you sure you want to clear cache share counter?
***DO NOT Click OK as this will Reset the Number of Shares you got with where your Website Page/Post was being shared and in what Social Network. Instead, be sure to Click on Cancel right away when seeing this Warning Screen.***
Click on Save Settings at the Bottom.
3) Head over to the 2nd Tab which is Share Options.
In here, we Check where we want to Display our Social Media Share Icons.
I normally choose Posts and Pages. This is (Optional).
You can Check where else you would want your Social Media Share Icons to Appear.
Click on Save Settings at the Bottom and let’s go to the next Tab.
4) The 3rd Tab is Display Settings.
We are presented with 2 Options.
The First Option being Display Positions.
We can Check 3 Choices here on where we want our Social Media Share Icons to be Displayed.
The Second Option is Social Icons Sets.
In here, we get to Select which Appearance we want of our Social Share Media Icons to look like.
6 Different and Unique Themes we can Choose From.
Click on Save Settings when you are Done.
As AccessPress Social Share is frequently Updated, I noticed they added a 6th Theme.
5) 4th Tab is Miscellaneous.
At Top it will say Please setup these additional settings:
I noticed a New Feature they put in and that is the Question: “Disable the plugins frontend assests”?
Disable the plugins frontend assets?
Please set this value if you don’t want to use plugins frontend assets(js and css files).
Underneath Share Text: In here, Type a Phrase you want to Show above your Social Share Media Icons.
I wrote Sharing is Caring! Knowledge is Power! But, you may Choose something else. 🙂
Next up, we have Twitter username, you can put yours in there if you want to.
Then there is Social share counter enable?
This will put a Number Counter underneath your Social Share Media Icons so you can keep a track of how many times it was being shared by your Visitors and in which Social Media Network like FB, Tweety Bird Twitter, G Plus, Pinterest, Linkedin, or Digg.
So, in this way your Visitors can keep your website with your Content Open in one Tab while the other Tab will enable them to Login into their Social Network to Share your Website Page or Post Content. Cache Settings Cache Period means Setting the Time in Hours on how often you want your Social Share Counter to be Updated. By Default it is 24 hours. I wouldn’t change this.
That is all we needed to do with AccessPress Social Share Plugin to Configure it around to Set It Up Properly on our WordPress Website. 🙂
Here is my End Result of how the Social Share Media Icons appeared on one of my Posts.
Click on it Below.
AccessPress Social Share Icons On Top
AccessPress Social Share Icons On Bottom
I hope I walked you through nicely Step-By-Step on this great Social Media Share Plugin, I know there are many others out there, this was based on my own Personal Recommendation since they do Update it frequently and it has a Concise 5th Tab How To Use the Plugin if I didn’t explain it well enough. 🙂
I hope I can know if I explained the whole run down in Configuring this great Plugin according to your Tastes and Interests to serve its purpose well for you as your Content can be shared in the most Major Social Media Network Platform Websites.
Also, if at all you would like to Restore the Default Settings of this Plugin, you are more than Welcome to Click the Restore Default Settings Button at the Bottom as well.
So, what did you think about this Article on The Best Social Share Plugin AccessPress Social Share Plugin?
Did I help explain it well enough for you to understand and do it successfully?
Are there other Social Media Share Plugins you have used that you had come to love just as much as AccessPress Social Share too?
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