This guide will walk you through how to add social media buttons to your sidebar or footer so people can connect with you through your preferred social networks.
Admin label: this helps you identify better than you did with this element. This will guide you while doing further customization. You should name the admin label by keeping the relevance to the purpose of the element you have added. This will surely save you from a lot of hassles.
Textalign: This feature allows you to set the horizontal alignment of a text. A text can be left or right-aligned, or centered.
Custom class: Write the class name used for writing custom CSS or JS.
Custom ID: Give a custom ID to override the auto-generated ID
Under this tab the options are as follows:
Background: Select a color or tick on the box "transparent" if you don't want a background color. - Background repeat: sets if/how a background image will be repeated. - Background size: specifies the size of the background images. - Background attachment: sets whether a background image scrolls with the rest of the page or is fixed. - Background position: sets the starting position of a background image.
Upload an image if you're interested in decorating the background with an image.
Border: set the thickness of the element border by entering numbers in boxes top, right, bottom, and left. There are many border styles including solid, dashed, dotted, double. Choose a color for the borderline.
Spacing: Add margin and padding values over the row to improve its appearance on different devices. Spacing units are px, rem, em, and %.
Custom color: select a custom color for the element or otherwise make it transparent. You can set a custom color for text, regular link, hover link and active link.
How to Add the Social Icons Widget
To add the widget to your site:
In your dashboard, click on Appearance → Customize →Widgets.
Choose the location where you’d like to place the widget on your site. Common options here include the Footer and Sidebar, but this may be different depending on each theme.
Click either of the + block inserter buttons (see right) to see a list of all the available blocks and widgets.
Scroll down to the Widgets section and click on the widget once to add it to your site.