How to Add Social Share Buttons to WordPress Image Galleries

Ever wanted to add social share buttons to your images?

Adding social sharing buttons to your photos is an easy way to let your website visitors share your work if they like your work. Let’s take a look at how to add social share buttons to your WordPress image galleries.

WordPress galleries can’t have social sharing icons by default but it’s easier than ever to get set up with a plugin like Modula to speed up the process.

To add social share button in WordPress image galleries, you’ll need to follow these 5 steps:

Step 1. Install and activate Modula Gallery plugin

Grab your copy of Modula here or from the WordPress.org plugin repository to get started right away.


Step 2. Create an image gallery with Modula

First, you’ll need to either create a new gallery or edit an existing one. You should find creating your first gallery using Modula really easy. But, just in case you run into some issues here’s a brief explanation that should clear things up for you…

create-video-gallery

Step 3. Go to Social tab for the settings


Step 4. Copy and paste your gallery shortcode wherever you’d like it to appear on your website.

The final step is to Publish your new video gallery for the world to see, and copy & paste the shortcode into any post or page where you want it to appear.

Backend view of a GIF gallery created with Modula

With Modula it’s really easy to add social sharing buttons to your image galleries that look like shown on the gallery below:

Modula makes it really easy to add social sharing icons to your website – simply enable those you want in the social settings of your gallery to give your users the ability to easily share along your work.

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