Recently, one of our users asked for assistance in locating free social media icon sets for use on their website. While there are numerous WordPress plugins that allow you to add social media icons, some users may prefer to manually add custom icon images and link them to their social media profiles. We will show you some of the best free social media icon sets for WordPress users in this article.
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After that, let’s take a look at some of the best free social media icon sets available.
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Automattic created Genericons, a free and GPL licenced icon font. It is a full icon set that includes icons for the most popular social media sites. Adding icon fonts can be difficult for beginners.
Installing and activating the Genericon’d plugin is a quicker way to use the Genericons icon set on your WordPress site. After activation, go to Appearance » Genericon’d and select the icon you want to use.
Your chosen icon will be displayed at the top. When you click on the copy shortcode link next to your icon, a popup window with the shortcode will appear. Copy and paste the shortcode wherever you want the icon to appear. To display the icon font, copy the HTML and paste it into a text widget.
2. Awesome Fonts
Another free and open source icon font that you can use with WordPress is Font Awesome. Font Awesome includes a sizable collection of icon fonts.
You can manually add Font Awesome to your WordPress theme or use a plugin to do so. Simply download and install the Better Font Awesome plugin. It includes shortcodes, HTML, and TinyMCE options for easily adding icons to your WordPress site.
3. Best PSD Freebies Flat Social Media Icons
We understand that for most novice users, adding icon fonts is more difficult than adding image files. Flat Social Media Icons is a small collection of the most popular social media icons. Simply download and extract the icon set before uploading it to your website via the Media » Add New page in the WordPress admin area.
4. Geekly – 40 Icon Pack
This icon set includes 40 lovely icons, including 25 social media icons. Each icon has 512px dimensions and can be customised in Photoshop if necessary.
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5. Colorful Icons for Free
This is a simple but elegant social media icon set. This icon set was created by Michael Dolejs and is available as a PSD file. You can use the icons as you see fit by opening the PSD file in Adobe Photoshop.
6.Set of Flat Social Media Icons
This lovely free social media icon set includes both rounded and square icons. There are ten 64x64px icons in jpg and png formats.
7. 40 Flat Social Media Icons
This lovely icon set includes 40 social media icons. Each icon comes in four sizes: 3232 px, 6464 px, 128128 px, and 256256 px. Each icon has a long shadow added to it, which creates a lovely effect.
8.Enfuzed’s Free Flat Social Media Icons
Enfuzed’s flat social media icon set is available in two variations. For dark backgrounds, use full colour flat social media icons and light transparent social media icons.
9th. Hex Icon Set
Martz90’s social media icon pack features popular social media icons in hexagonal shape. The icon pack includes many icons for the most popular social media sites, news sites, services, and games.
10. Circle Flat Icons that are Retina Ready
Land of Web’s lovely circle flat social media icon set is retina ready. All icons are in png format and come in sizes of 256x256px, 128x128px, 64x64px, and 32x32px.
11. Vector Polygon Social Media Icons
LunarPixel’s beautiful social media icon set includes 80 polygon-shaped icons. The original vector files are also included in the package for you to experiment with.
12. 20 Icons of Social Media
Dawid Dapszus created this one-of-a-kind and lovely icon set. It includes 20 icons for the most popular social media platforms. All icons are 80×80 pixels in size and in png format.
13. Simple Flat Social Media Icons
This lovely icon set includes PSF and PNG files. It includes 20 icons, each with a size of 114x114px.
14 . Flat Social Icons for Free
Mohammed Alyousfi created this lovely set of free social icons, which includes 24 icons. It includes icons ranging in size from 512px to 16px. There are also source files in AI and EPS formats included in the package.