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WP Social Networks Widget


Display Icons of social network sites that linkback to social network profiles.

Supports following icons:

  • google-plus
  • facebook
  • linkedin
  • twitter
  • youtube
  • instagram
  • github
  • rss
  • pinterest
  • flickr
  • bitbucket
  • tumblr
  • dribbble
  • vimeo
  • wordpress
  • reddit
  • stumbleupon
  • behance
  • delicious
  • digg>

The approach presented here is simply superior to any other approach.

  • Colors can be adjusted with CSS3, with gradients and all that bling bling
  • Scalable graphics
  • High DPI (“retina”) compatible
  • Simple HTML markup: just . No CSS sprite preprocessing or other workflow complications needed
  • Can be animated with CSS3 transitions
  • Easily match the link text color for monotone icons
  • Custom Font
  • Works with legacy browsers (IE7+)


  • Widget editing interface.
  • Widget in action horizontal list without labels.
  • Widget editing interface vertical list with labels.


  1. Install this plugin by downloading and unzipping the ZIP archive into your plugins directory (/wp-content/plugins). Alternatively, you can upload the ZIP archive using WordPress upload function.

  2. Activate the plugin in order to start using it

  3. To use, simply drag the ‘WP Social Networks Widget’ widget into any widget enabled area.

  4. Configure the widget by choosing Icons and/or Labels, Icons size, horizontal or vertical display, open links in new window or not and enter URL’s to your various social profiles.


3 September 2016
lightweight plugin and easy to configure. Runs smoothly, five star for sure!
3 September 2016
I needed font based social icons which can be easily customized and implemented and this plugin met those requirements perfectly.
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Contributors and Developers

“WP Social Networks Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


Change Log


  • Bug fixes


  • FontAwesome changed to custom font
  • Repeatable and draggable widget fields
  • Added new icons


  • Upgraded to FontAwesome 4.0.3
  • Added new icon Dribbble
  • Options to choose if icons are opened in new window


  • Widget rewriten for easier maintance
  • Added new icons Bitbucket, Instagram and Pinterest
  • Added option to choose icon sizes


  • Initial release