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Are you looking to boost your Shopify store's visibility and sales?
Try adding social media to your Shopify store. Connect popular platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok to your site for increased brand awareness, stronger customer relationships, and boosted sales.
But how to add social media to Shopify? In this guide, we'll walk you throughintegrating social media into your Shopify store. Let's get started!
Connecting social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok to your store will provide many benefits.
Some common places where you can strategically add social media icons on your Shopify store are:
Footer - Adding social media icons to the footer keeps them visible throughout the browsing experience. As you can see in the picture below, BottleTop makes its social share buttons count by placing them at the bottom right of the website.
Adding social media icons to the footer keeps them visible throughout the browsing experience
Adding social media icons to product pages encourages visitors to share your products with their network
Blog posts - If you have a blog, you can add social media icons to individual blog posts. This is a great way to encourage visitors to share your content with friends and followers.
GemPages’ places social media icons at the bottom of blog posts to trigger content sharing
There are two main methods to add social media icons to your Shopify store:
For most Shopify themes, you can easily add social media icons to the footer using the Shopify Theme Editor. If you want to place these buttons in other positions such as a product page or a blog post, you will need technical expertise to edit code.
In this blog post, we will only focus on how to add social media icons to the footer.
Step 2: On the Theme Editor, select the Theme Settings icon at the top left sidebar > Scroll down to the SOCIAL MEDIA section.
Step 4: Add social media links to Shopify.
Simply add links to your social accounts to the box. As you can see, there are many social media channels that you can add to your Shopify footer including Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, TikTok, Twitter, and so on.
Step 5: Hit Save and check the result in the live view.
Most Shopify themes have a footer section in the Editor where you can directly add social media icons. However, if you want to place social media icons in other positions without coding, you can turn to third-party apps.
Genuinely, if you are using a page builder like GemPages, you can easily add social media buttons to Shopify without any coding skills. All you have to do is drag and drop the social media element to your desired positions.
In the example below, GemPages is used to create a product page that includes social media buttons.
Step 1: Go to the Shopify App Store > Install GemPages.
Step 2: From the Shopify Admin, head to the Apps section > Choose GemPages Landing Page Builder.
Step 3: From the GemPages Dashboard, select the page you want to add social share buttons.
Step 4: Once you access the Editor, on the Element tab, scroll down to the Booster section > Drag and drop the Social Share element into your desired position. You can also customize the social share buttons by editing text, color, background, and URL within the Editor.
Step 5: Hit the Publish button.
Note: You can only add social share buttons to Shopify pages created by GemPages.
Just follow these step-by-step guides on how to add social media to Shopify and start connecting with your customers effortlessly.
But why stop there? Go beyond the default Shopify theme and customize your social media buttons using GemPages - no coding needed! Simply drag and drop social media and feed elements and adjust the look to your liking.
Visit GemPages today to elevate your Shopify pages!