Our blogs are just one of the places we interact with people online. It makes sense to link our blogs to the other networks we use — Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, Flickr, GitHub, and more — to share what we publish with our friends there, and to draw new fans to our blogs.
Some themes have social icons built-in, and lots of bloggers create their own custom widgets or use the built-in widgets for Twitter and Facebook. But there’s another, simple way to subtly highlight social network profiles that you might have missed: the Social Media Icons widget.
Use the Social Media Icons widget to add a row of clean, perfectly-aligned icons to your sidebar or footer, no HTML or graphics know-how necessary. All you need is two minutes and the usernames you use on those other sites.
First, head to your blog and open the Customizer. Head…
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