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Social Media Icon Generators and Resources

This is a list of places to get, create, and embed social media icons on your website. There are lots of icons out there, but it can be a pain to get the right color, the file format, the right icons, and know how to properly embed them on your website. Personally I am a big fan of SVG icons because they don't require loading image files. I invite you to contribute to the list!

NiftyButtons Social Media Icon Generator

This is my favorite social media icon generator because you don't need to do any coding or upload a CSS or javascript file to for your website for them to work. You can choose color, shape, and size, enter in your links and get the code. There's a huge number of icons to choose from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tiktok, Threads, Pinterest, WhatsApp, Reddit, and many more. They also have a cool HTML button generator if you need a call-to-action generator.

23 Free Social Media Icon Sets for 2013

Here's an awesome list of my favorite free social media icons for 2013. I tried to pick sets that also included Pinterest and Google+ which are probably the newest kids on the social-media-block. All the social icon sets are available for free on the artist's websites. Just click the download link above each example.

Icon Archive - Search 484,709 free icons, desktop icons, download icons, social icons, xp icons, vista icons

Search through more than 484,000 free icons. Browse icons by category, artist, popularity, date. Organize and share your favorites.

20 Free Social Media Icon Sets to Use on Your Website

The logos of social websites such as Twitter, Facebook or YouTube are amongst the most widely used icon designs on our websites. Save time in your future projects with this handy roundup of over 20 different packs, each containing loads of popular social icons with various styles.

40 Sets of Free Social Media Icons

This post was originally published a few years ago. Some of the icon sets showcased in the original post are no longer online, so we've updated the post by removing the dead links and outdated icon sets.

9 Free High-Quality Sets Of Flat Social Media Icons

When it comes to social media icons, it's definitely important that you get the right design, color, size, and of course, the aesthetic layout. While there are many types of icons out there, you might be interested with flat icons which are simple, elegant, and impressive in design.

Dribbble - Show and tell for designers

What are you working on? Dribbble is a community of designers sharing screenshots of their work, process, and projects.

7,625,000+ free and premium vector icons, illustrations and 3D illustrations

Iconfinder is the world's largest marketplace for icons, illustrations and 3D illustrations in SVG, AI, and PNG format.

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IconFinder’s subscription is only $9.00 a month. 50% off is $4.50 a month and you can cancel anytime!

Social Media Icons - Add Social Icons widget to HTML website

Social Media Icons code for HTML for free. This site is pretty cool if you just need one icon, but not great for creating sets.

Free social media share and follow me buttons generator

This tool works for share buttons (not follow buttons).

W3Schools online HTML editor

This W3schools tool is cool for creating social media icons if you are familiar with HTML, but it's missing some modern social networks.

iframely: Social Media Icons HTML Generator

This is a fun tool to play around with, but the social media icons only come in one style, so if you are not into their style you are kinda outta luck.

WordPress Social Share Buttons – WordPress plugin |

If you have a Wordpress Website MaxButtons is a good option for adding social media icons. Wordpress Share Button addon to MaxButtons and MaxButtons Pro plugins gets you up and sharing within minutes. It's easy to setup and offers f …

iconmonstr - Free simple icons for your next project

Icon monster doesn't have a code generator but they do have lots of icons!

Free icons no attribution required PNG download for commercial use, public domain, creative commons cc0, vector, colo...

AICONICA doesn't give you the embed code but it does let you choose your color before you download your icons. And there are lots of options. Downloaded icons are distributed as public domain.