Adding Social Media capabilities to WordPress can be relatively simple.

Or, it can be as complex as you choose to make it.
The choice is ultimately yours to make but, why make things harder than they have to be?

The WordPress plugin that is the topic of the video below is a great example of simple. The WordPress Social Media Widget is a well designed plugin that offers if anything, perhaps too many choices. Avalable for free from the WordPress Plugin Directory, this plugin will allow to control all your different Social Media accounts from your blog.

The video is good, but be warned the volume is LOUD.

Social Media Widget WordPress Tutorial – Adding Social Links

In this wordpress tutorial, I will demonstrate how to add social icons to your sidebars. Table of Contents: Installing the plugin: 0:35 Adding it to the widg…

Remember, you only have to set this up once. The choices can be overwhelming at times, you simply have to be patient and look through the options at a reasonable pace. That way you will not get frustrated and start going fruitlessy rapidly up and down the page.

Connecting Social Media to WordPress is a natural.

WordPress and Social Media are both children of The so called Web 2.0 movement. They share many charteristics thanks to being siblings. It’s all about ease of sharing your thoughts and opinions and watching how others react to what you said.

WordPress powers 19% of the Web sites in the World.

Facebook alone generates more traffic than Google!

It’s a match made in Heaven.