Use WhatsApp to get traffic to your WordPress blog
Do you want more traffic from social media? You need to make social sharing as easy as possible for your visitors, otherwise your blog posts won’t get the grip they deserve! WhatsApp has become a popular instant messaging service for smartphone users. With it’s new features like Quick Reply functionality and Back up option in Google Drive, it becomes inevitable to exploit this plugin for getting traffic to your site. So why not use WhatsApp to get traffic to your WordPress blog?
You got to know how to add WhatsApp Share Button in WordPress, so that readers read an article, and if they find it interesting they can quickly forward it to their friends via WhatsApp.
This button will actually bring immense traffic to your site by making sharing easy. WhatsApp share button is the simplest plugin to add Whatsapp button on your blog.
This is a free plugin, and it also supports URL tracking via Google Analytics.
First thing you need to do is install and activate the WhatsApp Share Button plugin. Upon activation, you need to visit Settings » WhatsApp Share Button to configure the plugin.
Add WhatsApp Share Button Using Shortcode
You can insert the button manually in any page or post or template by simply using the shortcodes.
You can also use the options below to override the the settings above.
url – leave blank for current URL
title – leave blank to display current title
Here’s an example of using the shortcode:
You can also insert the shortcode directly into your theme with PHP:
<?php echo do_shortcode(‘
If you want to add the shortcodes to your widgets area then just add code snippet into your theme’s functions.php file or site specific plugin
Whatsapp share Button plugin supports both Android and iOS devices. The plugin has been developed to only appear if the screen size is less than 1024 pixels (the width of an iPad in landscape mode). If you can’t see it on the desktop then change the width of your browser or navigate via mobile to see it in action.
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