How to Add Social Media and Newsletter Buttons for Blogger (Blogspot)

Sometimes you wish to give an extra boost to your social media subscription rate by adding social media buttons to your blog (blogger/blogspot). Today, we have these cute little buttons with short description that you can add anywhere on your blogger blogs (or WordPress etc as you wish). Though the most appropriate place to add these buttons can either be below navigation buttons or in the footer.

We'll discuss both the ways that you can follow to do so.

social media subscription buttons



How to Setup?


Navigate to your Blogger blog Dashboard >> Template >> Edit HTML. Search for </body> by using CTRL +F

Now simply add the following code above the </body> tag.



[lock]

[
<div align="center">
 <ul class="footer-social-icons">
<li>
<a class="icon-twitter" rel="external" href="Your Twitter Link">
Twitter
<span>Follow us</span>
</a>
</li>
<li>
<a class="icon-facebook" rel="external" href="Your Facebook Page link">
Facebook
<span>Become our fan</span>
</a>
</li>
<li>
<a class="icon-google" rel="external" href="Your Google+ Link">
Google+
<span>Join our circle</span>
</a>
</li>
<li>
<a class="icon-rss" rel="external" href="Your Feedburner Feed Link">
RSS
<span>Subscribe now</span>
</a>
</li>
<li>
<a class="icon-email" rel="external" href="Your Feedburner Widget Subscription link">
Newsletter
<span>Get latest updates</span>
</a>
</li>
</ul>

<style>
.footer-social-icons {
    border-top: 4px solid #333333;
    overflow: hidden;
    padding: 15px 0;
    width: 100%;
}
.footer-social-icons a, .footer-social-icons a:visited {
    color: #000000;
    display: block;
    float: left;
    font-size: 14px;
    font-weight: bold;
    height: 32px;
    padding: 0 0 0 40px;
    width: 143px;
}
.footer-social-icons a:hover {
    color: #008AB2;
}
.footer-social-icons a span {
    color: #999999;
    display: block;
    font-size: 11px;
    font-weight: normal;
}
.footer-social-icons .icon-twitter {
    background: url("http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-KyT6y2aCkRk/UbKpF11hwTI/AAAAAAAAKXU/C2U7riacG-g/s1600/ico-footer-twitter.png") no-repeat scroll 0 0 transparent;
}
.footer-social-icons .icon-facebook {
    background: url("http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-H6CJsyuLEHE/UbKpMFkoKKI/AAAAAAAAKXc/ZIScOiPSEUk/s1600/ico-footer-facebook.png") no-repeat scroll 0 0 transparent;
}
.footer-social-icons .icon-google {
    background: url("http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-jbMEBuqEbIM/UbKpUTCltQI/AAAAAAAAKXk/A7k1jhf-VFI/s1600/ico-footer-google.png") no-repeat scroll 0 0 transparent;
}
.footer-social-icons .icon-rss {
    background: url("http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-YLWVHN8nVqQ/UbKpi9SfXaI/AAAAAAAAKXs/x4Iqi_MAmNY/s1600/ico-footer-rss.png") no-repeat scroll 0 0 transparent;
}
.footer-social-icons .icon-email {
    background: url("http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-72_FrxdhkCM/UbKqLy8ll4I/AAAAAAAAKX4/Nj8czIPSUzw/s1600/ico-footer-email.png") no-repeat scroll 0 0 transparent;
    margin-right: 0;
}

ol, ul {
    list-style: none outside none;
}
</style>
</div>
]
[/lock]


Adding your Social connections link


Now simply add your social media links with in the highlighted sections and hit save template. Thats all! You'll see the widget in place.

Hope you liked the cute little buttons. Until next time fellows. Take care.

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