The design and layout of a blog should be attractive and user engaging. Bloggers use different tricks in order to grab the attention of visitors to a special promotional offer, discounted product or any other thing.
Floating sticky notification bars are now a days much common. I have seen many blogs with stylish and engaging fixed floating bars that sticks at the bottom or top of screen while the user scrolls down. Fixed Floating sticky bars are used by both blogger and WordPress users. I have seen many pro bloggers having stylish and eye-catching floating sticky bars at the bottom or top of their blogs.
If you want to promote your other articles, make an announcement or to offer some product etc. then a floating & sticky notification bar is the best option. You can also use the bar for advertisement purposes and earn some extra dollars from your blog. Many bloggers also use floating bars for social media promotion as well as to get more subscriptions.
So, in this article I am going to share some WordPress plugins that will allow you to add stylish and attractive Floating sticky bars to your blog.
Top WordPress Plugins to Add Floating Sticky Bar
GC Message Bar
This WordPress plugin adds a sticky message with a call to action button to the top or bottom of your blog. You can customize the message, button text, as well as colors of the sticky floating notification bar. A close button can also be enabled if you want to allow your visitors to close the message any time. In short, GC Message bar WordPress plugin allows you to fully customize the bar as well as its elements.
Download GC message bar plugin for WordPress by clicking here.
WordPress Notification Bar Plugin
If you want to add a simple notification bar at the top of your blog then you should install this plugin. It allows you to add a custom message along with a call to action button. You can also make the bar sticky or floating by changing the settings from the plugin options page. This plugin is also available in other languages (German, Persian, Turkish etc.)
Download WordPress notification bar plugin by clicking here.
WP Sticky Footer Plugin
This is the first ever plugin that is developed by me and the credit goes to Syed Balkhi of WPBeginner. WP Sticky Footer Bar Plugin allows you to add a stylish floating bar at the bottom of your WordPress blog and it will contain random posts from your specific selected category. You can use this plugin in order to make your older articles live again. Along with that, it will also help you to decrease the bounce rate by increasing the time spent by users on your blog.
WordPress Quick Notice Bar
It is another simple plugin allowing you to display a custom sticky message at the top of your blog. A button with customized styling can also be placed along with the message. You can take benefit of this plugin for the promotion of your special products or an offer etc. The admin interface of this plugin is not much user friendly as you will need to put CSS coding in order to style your notification bar. Anyways the pro version of this plugin comes up with many amazing features and customizable styling and options.
This plugin is available at WordPress plugins repository and you can download it free by clicking here.
Webloggerz WP Floating Footer Bar
This plugin is developed by webloggerz and it allows you to add a sticky floating footer bar to WordPress blogs. The bar will contain a random article from the category ID you select from settings panel of plugin. You can also use custom HTML code to be displayed instead of the random article link. Along with the article link/HTML, it will show your social media buttons including Facebook Like Button, Twitter and Goolge+ follow buttons. So, this plugin will also contribute to make your Social Media Presence stronger.
You can download this plugin by clicking here.
If you are using blogger then click here to learn How to Add Floating Sticky Footer Bar to Blogger blogs.
So, tell me which Sticky floating bar plugin is your favorite one?