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G Social Icons


Easily display social media icons.


  • Icons in Scalable Vector Graphics (.svg)
  • Set alignment (left/right/center)
  • Set icon colour (choose a colour for all icons or default original colours)
  • Set margin in-between the icons
  • Set icon size
  • Set icon type (square/circle/rounded)
  • Shortcode & Widget support

Icons supported:

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google+
  • YouTube
  • Pinterest
  • LinkedIn
  • Tumblr
  • Instagram
  • Flickr
  • Vine
  • Soundcloud
  • Github
  • Dribble
  • Behance
  • RSS

Only fill out the URL’s for the icons which you want displayed, you can do this in Settings -> G Social Icons. Here you can also change the colour of the icons, if you leave the Icon Colour field empty the plugin will use the default original colours for the icons.

Use [g-social-icons], <?php echo do_shortcode(‘[g-social-icons]’); ?> or the widget to display them.


  • Default original colours, configured small and round.
  • Configured custom colour, square and large.
  • Settings page, set your URL’s.
  • Set display settings.


Using The WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the ‘Add New’ in the plugins dashboard
  2. Search for ‘G Social Icons’
  3. Click ‘Install Now’
  4. Activate the plugin on the Plugin dashboard

Uploading in WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the ‘Add New’ in the plugins dashboard
  2. Navigate to the ‘Upload’ area
  3. Select from your computer
  4. Click ‘Install Now’
  5. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard

Using FTP

  1. Download
  2. Extract the g-social-icons directory to your computer
  3. Upload the g-social-icons directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  4. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard


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  • Added Widget support


  • Fixed bug if entered URL including https.
  • Added ability to set the icons size.
  • Added ability to set margin in-between icons.
  • Added ability to choose square/circle/rounded icons (border-radius)