This Follow Me widget will display formatted icons for popular social websites, allowing users to click them and follow your account.
Adding the Follow Me Widget
- Go to your Control Panel, click to expand Appearance, and select Layout.
Click on the Add New Widget button and select the Follow Me Widget
Configure the widget by entering the the URL of your profile from a social media site. Accepted sites are: Facebook, Virb, MySpace, Twitter, Picasa, Flickr, YouTube, Vimeo, blip.tv, last.fm, LinkedIn, Delicious, and Tumblr.
- Save the form.
Drag and drop the Follow Me widget into your page layout.
- Save Layout.
You can also choose whether the widget displays the name of the social account, or just the icon,
Should be used: When you want to connect users to your sites social network accounts.
Should not be used: When you want users to share your content on their personal social networks -- use the AddThis widget instead.