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How To Install Simple Social Buttons Free Version?

If you are looking for a way to increase your website’s visibility and traffic and make it easier for your visitors to share your content on social media. You are on the right page!

Simple Social Buttons is a WordPress plugin that allows you to add social sharing buttons to your website. The plugin provides a simple way to display social media sharing buttons for popular social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and more.


In this knowledge-based article, we’ll see how you can install the Simple Social Buttons Free plugin on your WordPress site. Let’s get started!


Install and Activate Simple Social Buttons Free in 3 Ways 

We will discuss 3  different methods to install and activate Simple Social Buttons Free through the WordPress Plugin Directory, Plugin Section within WordPress Dashboard, and Using FTP and Cpanel.

Let’s walk through both one by one. 

Method 1:Download the Simple Social Buttons from WordPress Plugins Directory

You can download the zip file from the WordPress Plugins Directory.

Simple Social Buttons from WordPress Plugins Directory

Once you’ve downloaded the zip file, go back to your WordPress admin dashboard and navigate to Plugins. Select Add New, click the Upload Plugin button at the top, and click Choose File.

Once you select the downloaded zip file, click Install Now.

Install Now.

Then, click Activate Plugin.

Activate Plugin

Method 2: Install and Activate Simple Social Buttons from WordPress Admin Dashboard

Log in to your WordPress admin dashboard and go to the Plugins Section. 

Click on Add New and search “Simple Social Buttons” in the search bar. There you see the Simple Social Media Share Buttons – Social Sharing for Everyone plugin by WPBrigade. Click on Activate button.

Plugins Section.

On Activating, the plugin appears in your Installed Plugins. 

Installed Plugins.

Method 3:  Install and Activate Simple Social Buttons Using FTP

If you are using FTP to transfer your files to your server. Then just unzip the plugin and upload the simple-social-buttons directory to you /wp-content/plugins directory. Once the upload is completed, Head back to your WordPress Dashboard, navigate to installed Plugins and click Activate Simple Social Buttons.

That’s it! You have successfully installed and activated Simple Social Buttons Free Version on your WordPress website. If you are looking for additional features beyond basic settings, i.e., more button styles to fit your website’s individuality, tracking of social media platforms, social media follow buttons and much more. You should be upgrading Simple Social Buttons Pro Version. 

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