The 6 Best Social Media Widgets for WordPress Sidebar

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Traffic is the main headache for bloggers and website owners. They desire to produce a high amount of visitors always, but sometimes may not. Search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing bring more visitors to your contents. Next to them, Social media sites play the significant role in website traffic. All most all your readers will have a social media account.So it is necessary to engage them with your contents and regular updates. For that, you have only one way- their social feed.

When a visitor comes to your blog for the first time, he may not have an idea about the contents and way of your writing. So he will spend some minutes there and may leave to another situation. But you will win, if he likes or follows any of your social media accounts, before departing. Every bit you know, naturally, it will inform him about your new updates and if interested, he will come again to read your contents.

In short, a stylish social media subscription box is essential for every blog site. Wordpress has a wide range of sidebar plugins to display your social media fans. In this post, you can view the best WordPress widgets which will serve to promote the traffic from social media websites. They are not listed in any order and some of them are free/paid.

1. Social stickers

Here you can show various social media buttons in the form of stickers. You can design your own theme and order them as your wish. It supports several popular nonpopular sites. Free and Pro versions are available.

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2. SocialFans – WP Responsive Social Counter Plugin

Retina Responsive WordPress plugin will expose your social media fans, subscribers from more than 36 social networking sites in a stylish look. You can choose from three types of animations or simply opt for no animation mode. Three skins are available for the widget- Light, Dark, Colored, Transparent or create a custom theme.

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 3. Advanced Social Widget

Advanced Social Widget lets users connect their blog to all the popular social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, StumbleUpon, Pinterest, YouTube etc and access to email subscription.

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4. Arqam – Retina Responsive WP Social Counter Plugin 

Arqam is a 100% responsive retina ready theme which allows you to display the number of social media fans, from popular social media sites, in the sidebar. It is the perfect solution to encourage more users to join your network.

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5. Access Press Social Counter

Access Press is a WordPress plugin which allows you to show the counters of followers, subscribers on various social networks. It has elegant look and stylish designs but you will get limited resources in the free version. If money is not a matter, opt for the premium subscription then you will get a wide range of features and services.

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6. WP MashSocial Widget

This is a Mashable style sidebar widget. It lets you show Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, Twitter, YouTube and RSS feed subscription in it.

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