Metro interface is now rage from Windows 8 user interface to upcoming icons makeover of iOS operating system from Apple. Metro style icons are flat colorful straight cut display without any 3D or shadow effect. WordPress users can also show social icons widget in “metro style” for various social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Youtube, RSS feed subscription and much more.
1. Social Wiggle: Animated metro style social icons widget
Social Wiggle plugin allows you to show colorful metro style flat icons for various social networking websites. Once you install and activate this plugin, goto Settings > Social Wiggle option. Enter profile url details for specific social networking websites that you want to display.
You can select different button styles like: square or round and even icon sizes. Besides neat icon, they also animate in wiggle manner to catch user attention. There is even Social Wiggle pro version with lot more options in terms of more social networks and icon styles support.
2. Metro Style Social Widget box
Metro Style Social Widget plugin help display widget box with social icons in metro design. It is very simple to use plugin, after install and activate – drag the plugin box into specific widget area.
Then in options, enter url of your social profile for different websites like: Facebook, Linked In, Twitter, Google Plus, Youtube, RSS Feed. It also provide limited options to add or remove specific social icons. There is even option to show Facebook Like button over Facebook icon box.