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May 16th, 2013
Jan 25th, 2013, 03:52 AM
Social buttons: use or not
Could you, please, give an advice: I've been using social like buttons on my websites, but recently came across this (LikeBtn), which says that social buttons slow down my websites.
What do you think? Should I get rid of social like buttons?
Last edited by dzine; Jan 25th, 2013 at 08:08 AM.
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Jan 28th, 2013, 01:08 AM
I'm not quite sure about this. But I guess this blog post could help you decide Social buttons slowing down site load times? | SiteKickr Blog
On a personal note, I would still use social media buttons for easy-sharing of content
Jan 29th, 2013, 01:57 PM
Syndicate all the icons in one, then link to them, select the pictures. Should help if you do not want to spend time on it and look for the best solution.
Originally Posted by nicol234
Jan 29th, 2013, 09:35 PM
Its up to you. but i think it would only slow a very little factor. having these social buttons may at least make your site presentable
Feb 4th, 2013, 01:52 AM
I think it's important for people visiting your website to have the ability to share, a thing which of course makes your website more popular.. I don't think it slows down the website enough to give up social buttons..
Feb 4th, 2013, 05:10 AM
I am not quite sure dear Sorry about this....
Feb 4th, 2013, 06:21 AM
Social buttons are rather powerful tool for the site promotion and if they slow your site, then not so much and in general it is better to use them 'cause Google "likes" sites socialization.
Feb 4th, 2013, 06:56 AM
Sometimes slow the loading speed of the website but you have to use them.
Feb 5th, 2013, 08:44 AM
This is a bit tricky question,the user who had gone through your website or blog may/may not be interested to share it,it all depends on the user mood..but why to take a chance..go a head with the social button...it's no harm..
Feb 6th, 2013, 11:47 AM
Hi ... I think adding social buttons is a smart step. It not only helps you to improve your social profile's but also makes your site as a reputed one. It shows that you have various other online presence and makes people to belive more in your site.
Feb 6th, 2013, 12:43 PM
I would prefer to put it as it can give you an extra feature even though the speed might be slightly affected.
Feb 21st, 2013, 11:01 PM
Well i agree with most of you, the social share buttons are really helpful and i have been adding them on almost of of my websites.
As far as the page load time is concerned it wont be affected that much by the same. But yes, you can look for some other factors
and many such factors..
Feb 23rd, 2013, 03:26 AM
Sure social buttons good to get huge likes, followers etc and get more traffic through social media channels.
Mar 7th, 2013, 08:10 PM
If it helps the buttons to your site why would you take it? Also it will be easy for the readers to share it in their wall. Its hassle free after all.
Apr 8th, 2013, 06:34 AM
It should be used to make user to share your content on their respective networks better to have all social media buttons
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