How to add the followers’ counter?
There are several methods that you can use to add followers’ counter on your site.
- Automatic as a floating sidebar – read instructions here.
- Automatic as a content bar – read instructions here.
- Using widgets
- Using shortcode
- Elementor widget or WPBakery Page Builder element
Adding Followers Counter With Widget
To be able to use the standard WordPress widgets for followers counter you don’t need to enable the option to disable widgets from the module settings.
In the plugin, there are two different widgets available. The first widget is the one you are able to choose columns and additional layout designs. The other widget is called Social Followers Counter (Layout Builder). This widget will use the design you have made in the layout builder settings of the plugin.
Adding Followers Counter With Shortcode
Shortcode for showing total followers
[ easy-total-followers ]
Shortcode does not have any additional parameters
Shortcode for showing the followers counter
[ easy-followers-layout ]
|title||TitleDisplay title over the widget|
|hide_title||Hide widget titleActivate this option if you wish to hide widget titlePossible values|
|new_window||Open links in new window(recommended) Activate this option to open links to social profiles in new windowPossible values|
|nofollow||Add nofollow to links(recommended) Activate this option to add nofollow state of outgoing linksPossible values|
|template||TemplateChoose template for this widgetPossible values|
|animation||AnimationAnimate buttons on hoverPossible values|
|nospace||Without space between buttonsActivate this option if you wish to remove space between single buttonsPossible values|
|bgcolor||Custom background colorProvide custom background color for followers counter area|
|hide_value||Hide number of followersActivate this option if you wish to hide number of followers valuePossible values|
|hide_text||Hide text followers textActivate this option if you wish to hide text for followers below valuePossible values|
Adding Followers Counter With Elementor Widget
The widget for generating social followers in Elementor is located in the group Easy Social Share Buttons for WordPress.