If you want a blog with a good page speed score, you need to choose the right theme and the right page cache plugin. Most of the social sharing plugins reduce your site's speed. Because it adds additional JS and CSS files. So in this article, I listed the 9 fastest social sharing plugins for WordPress.
Note: Even if you are using a lightweight Async WordPress plugin, you need a good page cache plugin like WP Rocket to get a 100/100 Google Page Speed score. Also, use minimal WordPress themes to load your blog pages very fast.
Novashare (Best one)
A lightweight (under 4kb) social sharing plugin created based on Google Core Web Vitals It uses inline SVG icons and displays single and total social sharing counts for Facebook, X, Reddit, and Pinterest.
This plugin offers inline, floating social sharing buttons, and a social follow widget.
If you use the Social Warfare Pro plugin, you will have full control over how your blog post appears on social media platforms. This plugin creator created this plugin focused on fast-loading webpages. This is one of the fastest social sharing plugins on the WordPress market. Customize look and feel of the social sharing buttons.
Increase blog post shares, and engagement with MashShare plugin. It offers unlimited customization. It also allows you to integrate your website Google Analytics.
AnytoAny is an easy-to-use simple social sharing plugin. It contains almost all social sharing icons, and it does not take up too much space inside your blog post.
Place social media share buttons in many locations. Choose social sharing icons over 20 social networks. Add social sharing buttons in floating sidebar, above & below content, on images & videos, in automatic pop-ups and in automatic fly-ins.
Async Social Sharing
Async-based social sharing plugin that offers ordinary-looking social sharing icons with a share count.
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I will keep updating this article when I find new lightweight social sharing plugins.