How to Add WordPress Response Buttons to Boost Engagement

Are you looking to improve user engagement on your website?

Having feedback buttons on your WordPress site gives your readers a simple and easy way to leave feedback on your blog without having to type a comment.

In this article, we will show you how to add feedback buttons in WordPress.

Why add feedback buttons in WordPress?

Responsive buttons help you boost user engagement on your WordPress blog. because not all users have the time or confidence to leave a comment.

This is why popular social media sites like Facebook use Like and other Reaction buttons to drive engagement. You can also add a Facebook Like button to your posts.

Facebook allows users to respond to posts with a

You can encourage more interaction on your site by adding WordPress feedback buttons. They allow your users to engage with your post with just one click.

With that said, let’s take a look at how to add this type of feedback button to your WordPress site.

How to Add Response Buttons in WordPress

The first thing you need to do is install and activate the WP Reactions Lite plugin. For more details, see our step-by-step guide on how to install a WordPress plugin.

For this tutorial, we will be using the free version of the app. There is also a premium version, WP Reactions, which adds extra features like buttons for more social platforms.

After activation, go to WP Reactions ยป Global activation to configure the plugin. Once there, you need to toggle the Reactions switch to the on position.

Toggle the Reactions Switch to the on position

WordPress feedback buttons will now be displayed at the bottom of every post and page. You can customize various reaction options by clicking the Customize Now button and using the WP Reactions setup wizard.

Customizing Your WordPress Response Buttons

The default settings of the WP Reactions plugin will work for most WordPress sites. However, there are still many ways to customize them to suit your needs.

First, you’ll see the 7 default emojis at the bottom of the screen. You can rearrange or replace emojis by dragging and dropping them. When an emoji is highlighted in blue, it means it’s already included.

Choose emojis to add to your messages

When you’re happy with your response button selection, click the Next button below.

On the next page, you can choose the size of the emojis and whether to make them animated. You can also choose the color of the badges that show how many times users have clicked on each feedback.

Pro users can disable these badges altogether.

Customize your feedback buttons

You can now decide where to place the response buttons using the settings at the bottom of the screen. They can appear in posts, pages, or both, and you can display them before or after content. You can also choose whether they will be left, center, or right aligned.

When you’re happy with your selection, simply click the Next button.

You can now choose the style of the call to action (CTA), background and border. By default, the words “What’s your reaction?” will appear above the buttons. You can change or hide this text and customize the font options.

Style your feedback buttons

When you’re done, you can click the Next button.

On the next page, you’ll configure optional social sharing buttons. There are options to display Facebook, Twitter, Email and Telegram buttons. Pro users have more options like LinkedIn and WhatsApp.

Configure social sharing buttons

By default, the app will show these social share buttons when the user clicks the feedback button. You can change or disable this setting in the Button Behavior section.

As you scroll down the page, you’ll find options to customize the size and color of the social sharing buttons. Make sure you click the Next button when you’re ready.

Save your settings

Congratulations, you have now successfully configured your WordPress responsive buttons. Make sure you click the Save and Exit button to save your settings.

A preview of your WordPress responsive buttons

You can now visit any post on your site to see feedback buttons in action. Here’s how it looks on our demo site using the default settings.

WordPress Responsive Buttons Preview

When you click one of the feedback buttons, its badge will be updated with the new total value.

Notice that since we clicked on the emoji, the social sharing buttons are now displayed below the WordPress response buttons.

WordPress responsive buttons preview on click

We hope this tutorial helped you learn how to add WordPress feedback buttons to drive engagement on your site. You can also learn how to add keywords and meta descriptions or check out our list of the best social media plugins for WordPress.

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