Rough Pixels makes most, if not all, social links as menus. Although this is related to the Creating Menus tutorial, this one is a bit different. When you insert the full URL as a custom link and then assign this menu to a social menu location, it applies the appropriate icon…like this example from the Prologe theme demo:
To create a social menu, start with the Creating Menus tutorial.
- You will add each social network by pasting in their respective URL into Custom Links the box under Add Menu Items column. For example, we would enter
https://twitter.com/roughpixelsfor our twitter profile URL.
- Drag your new menu item(s) into your new menu
- Assign your social menu to any social menu location that is found under Menu Settings
- Click the
NOTE: Our themes will have the most common social networks coded into them to inherit their icons.