Having your blog or web site ‘connected’ to popular social networks is very common nowadays. It’s so effective to boast your online existence to your audience and you can engage to them effectively if they’re are connected to you. For those who enjoy customizing WordPress themes and are okay with a bit of PHP/HTML tweaking, you can try out this tutorial. We’re taking Arthemia as an example but this is pretty much applicable to any theme. It’s very easy; with a few simple steps you can add social network icons to your theme without needing to install any plugin.
Step 1: Google a good-looking pack of social network icons
There are loads of free social network icons available online and you can choose any ones you like. This is actually the hardest part of the tutorial and you might spend a large portion of your time choosing the icons because they are all so beautiful and hard to pick. In this tutorial, we’re going to use the ones from FreeIconsDownload.com. You can download them here.