Floating Social

Add a social sharing bar to your site that follows users as they scroll, allowing them to share your content to friends and followers.

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Some Floating Social configuration options
Floating Social on it's own
Floating Social receiving some heavy usage
Floating Social in action
Floating Social before it starts floating


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floating social follows users as they scroll your site, allowing them to easily share your content on social media no matter where they are on the page.

Sharing your content on social media is the most effective way to get eyeballs on your site. With Floating Social, visitors to your site can help you spread the word to their friends and followers with just one click.

Floating Social is feature rich:

  • Share content on Twitter, Facebook, Google +, Reddit, StumbleUpon and Del.icio.us
  • Style your Floating Social bar to match your theme
  • Position it to work with your layout
  • Watch it glide smoothly alongside your content
  • Resize your window and see it act responsively, moving inline

This powerful plugin is a great way to supercharge your social media engagement.

We even use Floating Social at WPMU.org on all our articles.

Floating Social

We use Floating Social at WPMU.org on all our posts to encourage readers to share our content.

Setting Up Floating Social is Super Easy

Just install, activate, choose your social media and style the Floating Social bar. Soon you’ll have beautiful and smooth scrolling social media links integrate with your site.

Floating Social settings

Setting up Floating Social takes no time at all. Just choose your social media accounts, style your Floating Social bar and update your site.


To install:

1.  Download the plugin file
2.  Unzip the file into a folder on your hard drive
3.  Upload /sharebox/ folder to /wp-content/plugins/ folder on your site
4.  Login to your admin panel for WordPress or Multisite and activate the plugin:

  • On regular WordPress installs – visit Plugins and Activate the plugin.
  • For WordPress Multisite installs – Activate it blog-by-blog (say if you wanted to make it a Supporter premium plugin), or visit Network Admin -> Plugins and Network Activate the plugin.

To Use:

Navigate to Settings > Floating Social

Choose the social media that you want to use:

Add any additional styles:

you can add custom styling

Choose your positioning and add any tweaks:

you can align the social box wherever you want

Watch it in action!

Reported possible conflict: Floating Social and ELI’s Related Posts Footer Links and Widget.

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