The Floating Social Share Bar is a standard plugin that can be utilized for websites that run on WordPress. On successful installation of the plugin, you can see a horizontal floating share bar present on the posts and blog pages of the website.
The floating functionality of the plugin will help your website receive highest number of shares for posts that you place on the website.
The below given are few striking benefits that you can avail by utilizing the floating social share bar.
This plugin quickly adds an options interface to helps you in adding different social buttons to the website with a simple drag ‘n’ drop.
Generally any external WordPress plugin will make the website heavy by effecting the loading time of the website. But in case of floating social share bar, few small scripts get added to the coding part which doesn’t have any effect on the site’s performance.
Adding the Plugin:
The most important thing that you must execute primarily is to download the plugin, install it and activate it. On successful activation, you can find the plugin under the field Settings and by clicking on it you can see the Floating Social Share Bar in the list.
To insert the social sharing bar on your blog posts, you have to just drag drop the social buttons and place them at the designated social services area on your website that is meant for displaying the social bars.
You can assign a unique title and the name that you give to your social share bar will be depicted only if you have required space for it. If you add all the available social buttons, then there are less chances for your title to get displayed because of the width constraints.
Further you can select the posts that you wish to show on the social share bars and the posts can be your normal blog posts, links and other post types.
The last field is your cache interval and you are suggested not to delete the number. This plugin works effectively by sharing the social counts for each post and it will not waste your resources by displaying the bar on posts that was uploaded 2 or 3 years ago.
Whatever be the situation, the plugin updates the count for a specific post whenever any user reaches your post or visit your page. Once done with the entire process, you can directly proceed to your webpage and you will see a stunning horizontal floating social share bar.