How to Add Social Media Icons in WordPress Without Plugin?

Hi there. Welcome to another blog post. Today I am going to explain how you can add social media icons to your WordPress blog without using any plugin. Often you feel the need to show social media icons in your blog to redirect readers to your social media pages. You can do this easily without using any plugin or code.

Click the plus icon in the WordPress post editorAdd Social Media Icons - Click Plus Icon

Type Social Icons in the search box. Click the same in the search resultsAdd Social Media Icons - Social Icons

Click the Plus icon in the far right cornerAdd Social Media Icons - Add block

Search the social network you want to addAdd Social Media Icons - Select Icon

Click Browse all to see all 42 supported social networksAdd Social Media Icons - Search Icons

Once you have added the desired icons, click the individual icons and enter the URL where readers will be redirected after clicking these.Add Social Media Icons - Redirect URL

How to Enable Two-Factor Authentication on Twitch?

Setting up Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)

Twitch offers two-factor authentication (2FA) to protect your account against unauthorized access. Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) allows you to use two different methods of verification to login to your Twitch account, your password and your mobile phone. If your password is compromised, hacker won’t be able to access your Twitch account without the verification code sent to your phone.

Note: If you own a WordPress website, follow the steps mentioned here to integrate Twitch login with your website that allows your website visitors to login to your website in one click via their Twitch accounts.

Enabling Two Factor Authentication (2FA) on Twitch

Login to your Twitch account if not already logged in. Make sure the email associated to your Twitch account is verified. Navigate to the Security and Privacy settings page and follow the steps mentioned below to enable two-factor authentication.

  • Scroll down to the Security section and click Set Up Two-Factor Authentication button.
Set Up Two-Factor Authentication on Twitch
  • Click Enable 2FA
2FA Twitch
  • Enter your phone number and click Continue
Two-Factor Authentication on Twitch Phone Number
  • Enter the verification code you receive on your phone and select Continue
Two-Factor Authentication on Twitch Verification Code
  • If you have a preferred authentication app you can now scan the QR code displayed, using your phone camera. If you’re enabling Two-Factor Authentication on the Twitch mobile app you will need to use SMS
Two-Factor Authentication Factor Authentication on Twitch QR Code
  • If you do not have an authentication app you will need to download one from your phones respective app store. You may also opt to use SMS as an authenticator if you are unable to use an authenticator app.
  • After scanning the QR code, enter the 6 digit verification code generated in the authentication app. Click Submit.

Congratulations, you have secured your account with Two-Factor Authentication (2FA).