Do you want to add social media icons in your WordPress menus? While WordPress does not come with a built-in social media profile section, you can easily use your WordPress menus to add and display social icons on any widget-ready area in WordPress. In this video, we’ll show you how to add social media icons to WordPress menus.
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0:14 How to install Menu Image plugin
0:40 How to create a social media menu
1:22 How to set the social media image to the menu
1:46 Where to find royalty free social media icons
For this tutorial we will be using the Menu Image plugin found here:
With that plugin installed and activated, you can now go under Appearance, Menus to create your social media menu. We’ll be creating a new menu by clicking the create a new menu link and naming it Social media.
We’ll add a few custom links to our different social media profiles using the Custom Links section. With the plugin being active, you should now see a Menu image button that you can click to upload an image of your choice if you don’t have an icon you want to use we have a list of free icon sets you can use here:
Now that you have an uploaded image you can select the image size, the plugin generates image sizes for you to select from. You can decide if you want the title visible with your icon or if you want to completely hide the text and only have the icon visible. Now when you visit your site, you can see the icons in your menu area instead of text.
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