Social Icons


Social Icons provides you with an easy way to display various popular social icons via widgets and shortcodes. You can drag the widget in your sidebars and change the settings from the widget form itself. Also you can use the shortcode and paste it on your page, post or wherever you like

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Features And Options:

  • Supports more than 100+ popular social icons.
  • Drag and drop for icon sorting.
  • Option to easily change icon size.
  • Supports square, rounded and greyscale background.
  • Shortcode to render the icons on page, post.
  • Different icon grouping for different location on your site.
  • More features coming on updates.


  • Social Icons Widget Form.
  • Social Icons Slick Frontend.
  • Social Icons Data Panel
  • Social Icons Admin Panel


  1. Install the plugin either via the plugin directory, or by uploading the files to your server (in the /wp-content/plugins/ directory).
  2. Activate the Social Icons plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Go to Appearance->Widgets->Social Icons widget and start adding icons.


What is the plugin license?
  • This plugin is released under a GPL license.
Social Icons is awesome! Can I contribute?

Yes you can! Join in on our GitHub repository 🙂


So so

Why don’t u support arrange icon in horizontal and the top of page?

Great plugin

Recommended by a developer and I found it easy to use and intuitive. As a newbie to WordPress, this was a relief!

Exactly, what I am looking for!

Very useful and easy to use plugin. Many social platforms are available with nice options to choose. In further versions I would like to suggest shortcodes support and more layout/design to choose. Thanks!

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Contributors & Developers

“Social Icons” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



1.5.0 – 08/12/2016

  • Fix – Blogspot icon to blog on
  • Fix – Breakage of first social icon name found within a loop.
  • Fix – Fontawesome pseudo class selectors applied in sidebar area.
  • Tweak – Include dirname before including files.
  • Tweak – Social icons repeater field for siteorigin panel compat.

1.4.1 – 22/09/2016

  • Fix – odnoklassniki icon for profile.
  • Fix – Center icons if used in Visual composer.
  • Fix – Non-static method should not be called statically.
  • Tweak – Updated socicon to v3.0.4 for new icon sets support.
  • Refactor – Detect socicon from supported URL and allowed lists.

1.4 – 20/05/2016

  • Feature – Pretty Support for shortcode option.
  • Fix – Undefinded index for key on widget save.
  • Fix – Bug with links containing the word play.
  • Tweak – Selective Refresh Support for Widgets.
  • Tweak – Introduced a filter for the queued JS.
  • Tweak – Introduced si_get_allowed_socicons().
  • Tweak – Preserve comments that start with a bang.
  • Tweak – Enqueue frontend styles and scripts correctly.
  • Tweak – Updated socicon to v3.0.3 including instagram glyph change.
  • Tweak – Introduced si_get_social_icon_name() to get social icon from url.
  • Refactor – Better to use SI prefixing for overall classes.

1.3 – 08/03/2016

  • Feature – Rounded Center and Square Center Background Style added.
  • Fix – RSS link auto-detect for feed URL like:
  • Fix – Error handling for screen ids

1.2 – 28/01/2016

  • Fix – Load admin scripts in customize screen.
  • Tweak – Imroved styles for customizer preview.
  • Tweak – Allow skype protocols in HTML attributes.

1.1 – 25/12/2015

  • Fix – vkontakte icon for profile.
  • Tweak – Typo in different readme section.
  • Refactor – Only one sanitize hook is needed.

1.0.0 – 12/12/2015

  • Initial Public Release