Embed a Follow Button for Your Blog

The WordPress.com Blog

Today, we’re excited to introduce a new way for people to engage with your WordPress.com blogs: an embeddable version of the Follow Button that you’ve seen in your toolbar for some time now. Like similar buttons you’ve seen for other social networks, this Follow Button can be added anywhere on the web and looks something like this:

Follow Button for WordPress.com News

Get the code

We’ve created a simple form to generate the necessary code snippet for the button, which you’ll find on the WordPress.com Developer Resources site. On the left, under Button Options, you can choose which site to follow, provide control over the button’s appearance, and then click Generate to produce the code. On the right, you’ll see a preview of the button, along with the code underneath, which you can copy and paste wherever you’d like the button to appear.

Follow Button steps

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