There is no doubt that social sharing plugin helps to spread your blog content and make it viral on the social media networks but do you know how it impacts on theloading time of your blog? Yes it impacts much, a social sharing plugin has to load minimum 5 sharing button scripts namely Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and Pinterest along with their images. Just think of it, if a single social media script is around 10 KB then your website has to request minimum 50 kilo bytes of data to your server every time someone visits your blog post. Then how to load social media buttons without impacting the loading time of your blog? The best solution is to use asynchronous social sharing plugin which loads social media buttons asynchronously.
Before checking asynchronous social sharing plugins let’s have a look at what exactly is asynchronous loading? Asynchronous loading is nothing but a technique of loading multiple scripts parallel to each other which doesn’t mess with the loading time of the blog.
We get hundreds of synchronous sharing plugins but there are only few asynchronous social sharing plugins available for WordPress. Here are the best asynchronous social sharing plugins available in WordPress plugin repository to load your blog faster.