Adding Social Media Icons to Your Site

The WashU Web Theme allows you to link your website to your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google+ and Youtube accounts.

Connecting Your Site to Social Media

  1. In the dashboard, go to Appearance > Theme Options.
  2. Click the Social tab.
  3. Check the box next to the social networks to which you’d like your site to connect.
  4. Select Link to the social network account URL (where applicable).Screenshot of connecting WordPress to social media accounts
  5. Enter the username or URL for the social networks to which you will be connecting.
  6. Click Save All.
    Screenshot of entering social media links

Using the Social Media Widget

The social media widget displays buttons to any social networks that have been enabled under Theme Options.

  1. In the dashboard, go to Appearance > Widgets.
  2. In the Available Widgets list on the left, click on the WUTheme Hoyt Social Networks widget.
    Screenshot of social media widget
  3. In the list that appears below the widget, select widget area where the social media widget will be located. We usually recommend placing it in the first footer column (Footer 1) underneath the contact information.
  4. Click Add Widget. The widget will appear in the selected widget area.
    Screenshot of adding social media widget
  5. Check the box next to the social networks to which you’d like your site to connect.
  6. Select Link to the social network account URL (where applicable).
  7. Click Save.
    Screenshot of adjusting social media widget