Monarch Review-Best Social Sharing Plugin for WordPress

Social sharing plugins are becoming a necessity for WordPress websites due to the rise of the social networks. Social networks are changing the marketing arena and becoming the most important aspect of content marketing and SEO.

Monarch is social sharing plugin from Elegant Themes. It stands out from the large pool of free and premium social sharing plugins by providing a large number of social features for WordPress in one single plugin.

Monarch social sharing plugin features at a glance

Social sharing buttons
Social follow buttons
40 social networks supported
Flyin boxes
Floating share sidebar
Various Floating share sidebar design options
Inline sharing buttons above and/or below the posts
Various design options for inline buttons
Automatic social pop ups
Share buttons on images and videos
Follow buttons as widgets and anywhere using shortcodes
6 automatic triggers for pop ups and flyins
Display social count
Responsive design
Social statistics
Easy import and export of plugin data
Simple dashboard
Inbuilt Caching for fast loading

It supports 40 social networks to choose from with a variety of placing options for social sharing buttons and social follow buttons.



Monarch is a highly polished plugin

It offers most of the social sharing features one can think of.

  • Flyin boxes appear automatically when triggered by a preset trigger.


  • Floating share sidebar floats along with the scrolling of your mouse from article start to the end, so that if the visitor at any point of reading thinks that the article is awesome, can easily click and share it.


Different floating sidebar designs available shown in image below

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  • Inline sharing buttons above and/or below the posts allow the visitors to share the content when completed reading the article or after scrolling to the top.


Many different design options for inline buttons to choose from


  • Automatic social pop ups are triggered by events you specify on the backend monarch menu and flash a pop-up containing social sharing buttons.


  • Share buttons on images and videos enable the users to share images on networks such as pinterest and videos on networks such as YouTube.


  • Follow buttons as widgets and anywhere using shortcodes drive the visitors to your social media profiles and/or pages.


  • 6 automatic triggers for pop-ups and flyins make readers say wow and click on the share buttons.
  • Different button shapes, colors and hover effects for making them match with your website color scheme.


  • Display social count to show the readers, the popularity of your content and woo the visitors to click on them.
  • Responsive design to fit all screen sizes from desktops to mobiles.
  • Social statistics to find out what is working and what is not.
  • Easy import and export of plugin data
  • Simple dashboard to pacify your eagerness to set up and use this wonderful plugin.


  • Inbuilt Caching for fast loading and not compromising the website speed.

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