Social Networks Links by Performance Foundry

Description

Easily add links to your social networks accounts to your website, using a widget, shortcode or adding a function to your template.

This plugin uses Font Awesome Icons to illustrate the social networks links, you can disable it completely and use your own icons adding a custom class to the link or disable font awesome loading from the plugin if it already exists in your theme.

Basic Usage

Widget

  • Go to Appearance->Widgets screen
  • Add Foundry Social Networks Links to the desired Widget Area
  • Set the widget title and check if you want to display the social network name along with it’s icon

Shortcode

  • Add the shortcode [foundry_social_links display_name="false"]
  • Display Name parameter accepts two option true for displaying the social network name and false to hide it.

Function

  • Add foundry_the_social_networks( $display_name ) to echo the social networks HTML, you can set $display_name to true or false
  • Add foundry_get_social_networks() to return an array of the available social networks and its settings

Available Plugin Settings

General Settings

  • Enable/Disable the usage of Font Awesome Icons
  • Enable/Disable the usage of plugin’s own Font Awesome Stylesheet and font
  • Enable/Disable the usage of plugin’s own stylesheet

Social Network Links Settings

For each Social network you can configure:

  • Name (Insert any text you want)
  • Font Awesome Icon to show (Select a Font Awesome icon using a picker)
  • Custom Class (Define a custom class for each social network)
  • Color (Define the Background color for each link)
  • URL (Define the URL for the social network)

Screenshots

  • Settings Screen Overview
  • Settings Screen Social Network Repeater

Installation

  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/foundry-social-networks-links directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
  3. Use the Settings->Social Links screen to configure your social network links and plugin settings.
  4. Use one of the available methods ( Widget, Shortcode, function ) to display the link within your website.

FAQ

How many links can I setup?

There’s no limit to the number of social networks to display.

Can I add a link to any social network?

You can add any link you want and select from the full Font Awesome icon library a icon to illustrate it, if it doesn’t exist you can define a custom class and add the icon to your theme CSS.

Contributors & Developers

“Social Networks Links by Performance Foundry” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

0.1.1

Fix call to min stylesheet.

0.1.0

First public plugin release version.