This list Comprise of 23 Free WordPress Plugin, one can use to take their Social Media Efforts to the next level.

All Plugin mentioned here are completely free of cost; however some of them contain a premium version for more added functionalities.

  1. Yoast WordPress SEO Plugin

http://yoast.com/wordpress/seo/

If you could only choose one WordPress plugin for you site, the first would be from Yoast, and so would the second. This one sets the standard.

  1. WordPress Blog2Social plugin

https://wordpress.org/plugins/blog2social/

Sharing new blog posts on social media is pretty much mandatory at this point. You want as much content exposure as possible, but posting from your blog to your social channels takes time.

That’s where the Blog2Social plugin comes in. It lets you automatically schedule and share your new blog posts to your social media channels. You can customize your posts for each network if you want and schedule them at optimal times for each audience

  1. WordPress Social Streams plugin

https://wordpress.org/plugins/social-streams/

If you want to display your Twitter and Instagram feeds on your blog, the Social Streams plugin is for you. Just connect your feeds and the plugin will merge them into a single feed on your website.

  1. WordPress Instagram Feed plugin

https://wordpress.org/plugins/instagram-feed/

If you want to integrate your Instagram profile with your website in a visually appealing way, consider the Instagram Feed plugin. It offers gorgeous layouts and powerful functionality.

  1. WordPress Pin It Button plugin

https://wordpress.org/plugins/pinterest-pin-it-button/

Among social media platforms, Pinterest draws a unique crowd with its premise of being “the world’s catalog of ideas.” Pinterest users can create boards that become repositories of interesting items.

To encourage users to pin your content, provide a Pin It button with your posts. With the free version of the Pin It Button plugin, users can select the image they want to pin, although you can preselect a default image. You also have the option to customize the button’s size, shape, and color.

  1. Shareaholic WordPress plugin

https://wordpress.org/plugins/shareaholic/

The free Shareaholic WordPress plugin is described as an all-in-one content amplification platform. It lets you add sharing buttons for the top social media websites to make it easy for readers to share your blog content. The plugin is easy to install and use.

  1. Simple Social Icons WordPress plugin

https://wordpress.org/plugins/simple-social-icons/

Simple Social Icons is a free WordPress plugin that makes it easy to display social media icons on your blog that link to your profiles. You can customize the icons’ size and color, and their alignment on the page.

  1. WordPress Social login

https://wordpress.org/plugins/oa-social-login/

Plenty of websites have members-only areas or user accounts, or require users to log in to comment. Social Login will let users log into your site with a social media profile.

  1. WordPress Image Hover Lite plugin

https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-image-hover-lite/

The WordPress Image Hover Lite plugin is similar to the Pin It button, but you get social sharing buttons for multiple platforms instead of just one. These sharing buttons are displayed across the top of an image when a user hovers over it, making it unobtrusive while encouraging social shares.

  • WordPress plugin Simple Social Icons

https://wordpress.org/plugins/simple-social-icons/

The plugin Simple Social Icons will display social icons to take viewers straight to your brand’s social profiles on Facebook, Flickr, Pinterest, Vimeo, Instagram, LinkedIn, and more. You choose which profiles you want to link to and the alignment you’d like. This plugin is free, and easy to use and install.

  • WordPress Sucuri Security

https://wordpress.org/plugins/sucuri-scanner/

Many people need to make sure their site and their visitors are safe. The Sucuri Security plugin offers basic security monitoring for all WordPress sites.

  1. Google Analytics Dashboard for WP

https://wordpress.org/plugins/google-analytics-dashboard-for-wp/

Google Analytics is an invaluable tool that every business should use, regardless of size or industry. The Google Analytics Dashboard for WP plugin is all you need to quickly and painlessly install the Google Analytics tracking code on your site.

  1. WordPress Facebook Conversion Pixel plugin

https://wordpress.org/plugins/facebook-conversion-pixel/

If you struggle with anything even remotely technical, there are some amazing plugins that can help you with the more complicated stuff. The Facebook Conversion Pixel plugin is a great example. It makes it easy to install the conversion pixel on your site, so you can track your Facebook ads.

  1. Disqus WordPress plugin

https://wordpress.org/plugins/disqus-comment-system/

Disqus is a commenting system that comes in an easy-to-install WordPress plugin. It will allow commenters to log in and easily engage in discussions, and get notifications when someone responds or tags them in conversation, so they’ll never miss a response. They can even respond via email.

  1. Akismet WordPress plugin

https://wordpress.org/plugins/akismet/

Akismet is an incredibly accurate spam filter; I’ve only ever seen one comment incorrectly flagged as spam out of more than 10,000 spam comments I’ve personally checked. It will store the spam comments filed under a separate spam folder so you can easily clear them out whenever you decide to go through them.

  1. Newsletter Sign-Up

https://wordpress.org/plugins/newsletter-sign-up/

The Newsletter Sign-Up plugin lets you place newsletter sign-up boxes on posts, pages, and/or in widget areas such as sidebars. You can also add a “Sign up for our newsletter” opt-in in the comments section of your site or on a site registration form.

  1. WordPress Popup – Popover Maker

https://wordpress.org/plugins/wordpress-popup/

WordPress Popup – Popover Maker is a free plugin that lets you create pop-ups that prompt users to take specific actions.There are a variety of behaviors and CTAs you can focus on, and over 20 different triggers that display the pop-up (such as when users visit a page or when they leave it).

Even better, you can add a “Never see this again” opt-in that allows users to hide the pop-up in the future, so you won’t risk annoying them every time they click on a new page.

  1. WooCommerce

https://wordpress.org/plugins/woocommerce/

WooCommerce is a great plugin if you sell products from your WordPress site. It was designed to integrate fully with WordPress and makes it easier for you to sell securely to your customers.

  1. Instagram Feed

https://wordpress.org/plugins/instagram-feed/

Pictures are worth a thousand words, and Instagram is all about the pictures. Feature Instagram images and posts in a widget on your blog to help send new users to your Instagram profile, as well as to provide vibrant, alluring images for your blog.

The plugin that best lives up to this task is the appropriately titled Instagram Feed. It’s another free tool that’s easy to use and offers a lot of value. Use it to increase social engagement by automatically sharing your Instagram images with your blog readers.

  1. WP Twitter Feeds

https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-twitter-feeds/

Twitter is a powerful social networking platform and being able to showcase some of your Twitter activity on your blog can be very effective. WP Twitter Feeds is a free widget that simplifies the process, saving you from having to copy and paste code from Twitter. You just install the plugin and choose where you want to place the widget.

  1. Jetpack

https://jetpack.com

Jetpack is a great tool for anyone who has a WordPress blog. It offers features like enhanced security, optimized image performance and centralized management of other plugins, post scheduling and more. But the social media integration features alone would make it worth using. This tool will share your blog posts to your social channels automatically, right after you publish them. You can also create custom messages to share along with the posts.

  1. Floating Social Bar

https://wordpress.org/plugins/floating-social-bar/

Floating Social Bar is, as you may have guessed, a social sharing bar that you can place on your blog. This free plugin allows you to add networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn and/or Google+ to a floating social sharing bar that follows users as they scroll through a page.

  1. Sunny Landing Pages.

https://www.sunnylandingpages.com

A Free landing page builder for WordPress. Highly SEO Optimized, with very good designs and a wide category of themes to choose from.

Hope you will find the above Plugins useful.

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Kartik Mundhra

Digital Marketing Professional, with expertise in SEO, SMO and PPC.
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