Setup social counter widget
The Social Counter widget is based on Arqam Lite plugin that comes by default with the theme for free. First, you should install the plugin.
Arqam WordPress Social Counter Plugin grabs the latest counts of your Fans/Followers etc. from your Favorite Social Networks and then displays them on your site. It is the perfect solution to encourage more users to join your network.
Arqam Lite Wordpress Social Counter is the lite version from Arqam and comes with Jannah Theme by default. If you don't install it yet, you'll find it in WP admin → Jannah → Plugins.
Installing Arqam Lite plugin
Go to WP admin → Jannah → Install Plugins → Arqam Lite, and click on Activate link.
Configure the Social Networks Settings
After installing the Arqam Lite plugin, You should register each network app (if it's required) and enable it in Arqam Lite settings page. For example, to add a facebook social counter, you should register a new Facebook app, then enable the Facebook social counter in Arqam Lite Settings
We discuss how to register a new app for the important social networks and how to enable them in Arqam Lite settings page.
- Register a new Facebook App
- Enable Facebook counter in Arqam social counter widget
- Register a new Twitter App
- Enable Twitter counter in Arqam social counter widget
- Register Instagram App and add it to Arqam counter
- Register YouTube API and add it to Arqam counter
- Register Google API and add it to Arqam counter
- Register Dribbble App and add it to Arqam counter
- Register Behance App and add it to Arqam counter
After registering the social networks apps and enable them from Arqam Lite settings page, It's time to add the social counter widget
Enable social counter widget
- Go to WP admin → Appearance → Widgets.
- Select Jannah - Social Counter widget.
- Your predefined widget area will be displayed, select one of them.
- Click on Add Widget button.
Instead of steps 2, 3 and 4, you can drag the widget and drop it in each of widget area.
After Adding the Jannah - Social Counter widget to the widget area, automatically will be opened
Social counter widget layouts
Jannah offers twelve layouts for the social counter widget