Share Buttons by WordPress Plugin Guide

Posted OnMay 21, 2015     CategoryPlugins     Comments1 comment

Hello and welcome to the WordPress plugin guide to Share Buttons by WordPress Plugin Guide, which is a great plugin that allows you to create social buttons with large counters, which is great for increasing the number of social shares on your posts and pages. You don’t need any coding experience either.

Step 1) Login to the WordPress Dashboard.

Step 2) On the Dashboard of your website, scroll down the left-hand sidebar and click on Plugins


Step 3) From the Installed Plugins page, click on Add New at the top of the page. Alternatively, click on Add New from the dropdown menu under Plugins on the sidebar.


Step 4) On the Add Plugins page, type in the name of your plugin in the search box on the right hand side, at the top of the page.


Step 5) From the Search Results page, scroll down to your chosen plugin and click the button marked Install Now. If you would like to learn more about your plugin, click the blue link marked More Details


Step 6) The plugin is now installed and unpacked into your website. The last thing to do now is click Activate Plugin


Step 7) Once activated, you will be redirected to the Installed Plugins page. From here, you can read all the info about your plugins, and deactivate and delete it if you no longer need it.


Step 8) Next up is setting up your Get Social account. Head to Get Social via your Dashboard. Your email address and website name will be in place for you. All you need to do is hit the blue button marked Create Your FREE Account and you’ll be good to go.


Step 9) You will be redirected to the Get Social page, where you can view your stats, which are split into Visits, Shares and Leads.


Step 10) In the Apps section, you will find Free and Pro apps for social share icons. Your options are Horizontal Sharing Bar, Welcome Bar, Native Sharing Bar, Floating Sharing Bar, Welcome Bar and Floating Sharing Bar. Click on the +Add under your chosen option to be taken to the Activation page at Get Social.


Step 11) When you click on +Add, you are taken to the activation page, where you can add social icons for various accounts, change the appearance of your icons, turn the counters on, and change the position of your sharing bar. Click on the Save and Activate button at the bottom of the page to add it to your page.


Step 12) Now that your sharing bar has been activated, head back to your Home Page and view your posts and pages. They should all now have the social sharing icons visible to your website visitors.


This concludes the guide to the WP Share Buttons Analytics by Get Social WordPress plugin. If you have any issues or questions, let us know in the comments and we’ll do our best to help. Thanks again!

1 comment


  1. Joao Romao

    Hey guys,

    I’m Joao and I’m the CEO at the makers of this plugin. Just wanted to reach out and I say I really appreciate the time and effort you put into this.

    It’s an awesome guide on how to install and user GetSocial.

    Take care,

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