The basic functionality of LinkedIn allows users to create profiles and “connections” to each other in an online social network which may represent real-world professional relationships. Users can invite anyone to become a connection.
Today we will be discussing on how to add a linkedin follow me button to wordpress sites.
First you need to Log in to your account at LinkedIn.com using your username and password.
Then scroll your mouse pointer to your profile in the upper-right corner of the page and then click “Settings” on the drop-down menu.
Again Scroll down to the “Helpful Links” section and click on the “Edit Your Public Profile” link.
Now Click on”Create a Profile Badge” link on the right side of the page under “Profile Badges“
Click the field next to the badge that you want to add. Then highlight the HTML source code needed to display the badge on WordPress just”Copy” on the content menu.
Now Open a new browser tab and log in to your WordPress website using your username and password.
Click “Appearance” which is located at the left bar, and then select “Widgets” option.
Then search for the “Text” button below “Available Widgets.”
• move the button to the widget area on the right side of the page and drop it where you want the LinkedIn badge to appear. The Text widget expands and displays its configuration options.
Now insert “Follow Me on LinkedIn” in the”Title” field.
Right-click the large field below, and select “Paste” to paste the source code for the LinkedIn badge that you got in step 5.
Click the “Save” button at the bottom of the Text widget. visit your site to refresh your page and that’s all.