How to Add WhatsApp and Messenger Share Buttons in WordPress Posts

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Do you want to show WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Email this buttons in WordPress posts?

They are excellent modes of traffic & lets you divert visitors from smartphones and emails. Readers can easily share posts on WhatsApp groups, Messenger chat or email others to whom it’s relevant.

There are several social sharing plugins available for WordPress users and we picked best of them in some earlier posts. But it’s hard to find a plugin that supports mobile app and email shares.

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Install and activate Sassy Social Share plugin on your blog. It is an advanced plugin to display beautiful sharing icons anywhere in WordPress.

The plugin features high-quality vector icons from over 100 social sharing and bookmarking services. You can insert them in posts, pages, archives, excerpts, homepage, widgets and by shortcode. The icons are customizable in terms of size, border, shape, color, share counts and counter position.

Sassy Social Share supports all social networks and apps including WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Telegram, EverNote, Skype, Flipboard, Pocket, Trello and many others. Visitors can also send posts by email and mobile SMS to anyone who may be interested.

After activation, tap Sassy Social Share from the left sidebar to configure the plugin. It supports both standard and floating interfaces for the share.

Open your desired interface and enable it to start showing.

Next, choose your icons, alignment, position, and placement.

Save changes.

That’s it!


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  • This is a very useful sharing option as sometimes you just want to share a post with someone in your whatsapp list of friends, but it’s so difficult while on mobile. A sharing button definitely helps and makes the job much easier.

  • Helpful post! Will try to implement this on my site. Thanks so much for taking the time in sharing how to do this!

  • Samantha

    Thank you for sharing this guide! I did not know how to add these buttons but I will now!

  • Cătălina-Iuliana Nini

    I had a Whatsapp sharing button on my blog but I didn`t like the idea of having it. I don`t know why because whatsapp is quite popular.

  • Margarette Puno

    Wow! I didnt know that whatsapp has a share buttons. I will definitely install this app. Thanks for sharing.

  • Oh I was not knowing that we can add Whatsapp button for sharing on WordPress post. I will try it now as it is very useful. Thanks for sharing.

  • Good post, I didn’t know how to add What’s app and Messenger share button in wordpress post. thanks for the informative post. I will try.

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