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WordPress

Jon W
Jon W
6,185 Points

The footer social links on Allison's site

The links to twitter, facebook, linkedin etc. Are they using a WordPress widget or hard coded into HTML?

2 Answers

Solomon Scott
Solomon Scott
20,586 Points

The social media links were coded using SymbolSet http://symbolset.com/.

Jon W
Jon W
6,185 Points

Hey there Solomon, thanks for your reply. So there wasn't an option to change the links within the WordPress Dashboard/Admin page? I don't mind hardcoding the links directly in the template file but just wanted to know what is best practice in a WordPress theme.

Solomon Scott
Solomon Scott
20,586 Points

For the most part it common to include a WordPress plugin for social media buttons, however, if you are coding a theme for a client then you can get away with hand coding them so that you can customize them since the links don't change often.

Jon W
Jon W
6,185 Points

Thanks Solomon.