Social media is now one the most important traffic sources for every website. A good quality content, image, infographic can go viral on social media and give a big traffic boost to a website. This is why it is so important, that you make as easy as possible for your visitors to promote your content by sharing to social networking sites. The easiest way to achieve it is using social sharing WordPress plugins. Such plugins add a set of social media buttons to your site. Usually there are at least few such buttons added, each one representing different site (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and so on). By clicking on social media buttons visitor gets an easy interface to share the content through his/her profile. Another benefit is that such buttons being visible on your website encourage visitors to do some social sharing.
In this article we will describe 5 WordPress social sharing plugins available free in WordPress plugin directory.