Social Icons

Adding Social information to your website

Social information can be added to the theme by the use of the global Social Media Options in the Customizer.


Per Social Media Icon the following options can be set :

  • The Social Icon Text which appears on hover,
  • The Social Icon Link to which the social icon will link when clicked upon,
  • The Social Icon Link Target. To be set to if the Icon should open the link a new browser tab (same window or new window)

You can make the (social media) icons appear in the top of the page and in the footer by turning on the 'position&#39 toggles in the RT-Theme 18 Social media Settings.
You can also have the icons show anywhere in your website by inserting social icon shortcode anywhere in the content text-area's

Note : A valid URL to the Icon desitination has to be entered.

Note : For an email social icon one can either add a valid email address or a link (URL) to a contact page.

Note : For the Skype Icon the url field should contain vaild skype formatting. Enter a skype address. Syntax : ‘skype:skypeid?call’ or ‘skype:phonenumber?call