Elegant Themes had promised to release a WordPress plugin dedicated to social sharing worthy of the name (Monarch Social Sharing Plugin) and I can tell you that our expectation was rewarded! Monarch, sweet little name of this plugin, allows you to quickly add and elegantly basic features but also advanced sharing your content on the major social networks of the moment. The Monarch Social Sharing Plugin is best social sharing WordPress plugin.
Regarding the platforms on which you can share your content, you will be served. Indeed, there are no less than 39 sites where your content will be able to spread, to the delight of your readers!
How to Configure Monarch Social Sharing Plugin
The configuration of this Monarch Social Sharing Plugin is still easy and quick. Monarch is having social sharing toolkit WordPress plugin
You have the following options:
- Location (location): You must define the location sharing items you want to include on your site (sidebar, in the article, pop-up …)
- Sites: Define the sites you want to share your content (Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin …)
- Locations settings: Depending on the location selected, you will be able to apply visual changes look great!
As you can see, the handling is simple and despite the fact that the plugin is in English, we do not find great difficulty in understanding the operation.
To give you an idea of what integration sharing plugin you can see it in action on Mashable, TheNextWeb and About.com. Very good social sharing plugin to integrate the top articles for maximum visibility.
Five Locations of WordPress social sharing plugin custom icons
Some plugins give you just one, two or three regions to place your sharing buttons. Monarch gives you 5 targeted regions where you can place your buttons.
- Floating Sidebar
- Inline Content – Above or Below Content
- On Images & Videos
- Automatic Pop-Up
- Automatic Fly-in
Customization of Monarch Plugin:
This plugin gives maximum customization levels. They are
- Customize the title and message of all pop-ups and fly-ins
- Choose from 10 animations for pop-up and fly-in introductions or none at all
- Display the pop-ups/fly-ins based on the triggers you define
- 5 different placeholders – sidebar, top, bottom, on media, fly-in and pop-up
- Choose the shape, style and alignment of your social buttons
- Customize the text, icon or both in each of the social sharing button
- Use the original brand colors of the social buttons or tune them to complement your site’s design
- Hide share counts if they aren’t particularly impressive
- Display individual share counts or a combined count (better for social proof)
Monarch Plugin Advanced Features:
- 5 different locations to place your social sharing buttons
- Triggers that lead to pop-ups and fly-ins
- Detailed sharing analytics
- Extensive customization abilities
- Massive community and ticket based support
- All-encompassing documentation
- Statistics on your shares
- Of import and export features of your configurations
- Monarch social sharing plugin available at $89 per year and $249 for a lifetime license.
- With this $89 pricing you will get the 87 Premium WordPress themes with updates and technical support.
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- The ease of handling and use
- The many customization possibilities
- The fact that this plugin as perfect mobile than desktop version
- The sites are available mainly Anglo-Saxon. One may regret the absence of Video or Xing.
Monarch social sharing plugin designed as user friendly and easy controllable for every WordPress beginner. The documentation explains about the plugin customization and how to configure the plugin. Simply it is intuitive design.