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Free Easy Smooth Scroll Links WordPress Plugin Review

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Easy Smooth Scroll Links WordPress Plugin Review

Plugin Author: WebFactory Ltd

Vallery Henings

September 11, 2019 (modified on May 21, 2020)


Getting visitors to your website is a hassle. Search Engine Optimization, posting on Social Media, guest posting, are just some of the things people do when trying to make a living online. For your site to get the attention it needs, there is a lot of work that needs to get done.

Once they get on your site, they should feel like you tried enough when you created and designed the site.

Yes, bounce rate or people leaving your site without making a purchase is a tough reality. If your website is not making a good first impression, takes hours to load, or isn’t secure enough, it can lead to people leaving and not coming back. Once you get them on your site, you need to grab their attention and do your best to keep them there. The longer they stay on your website, the better, as Google uses the time users spend on your website as a measure of good your content is!

How do I do that?

You might have decided to go with long texts that, not only sets you up as an authority in the niche but is also filled with useful information that brings value to your readers. Your readers are there to find a solution to their problem, so this is the obvious choice. You want to make sure that your texts are comprehensible, but also easy on the eyes with right fonts and colors.

However, these huge blocks of texts can be scary, and straight out boring. Some gorgeous images should be there to complement it and keep visitors interested. You should at this point take advantage of any type of content, especially those that have proven to help convert visitors.

Reading on Tablet

Getting around your site is also an important aspect to consider. You also want to make scrolling around your site as easy as possible. For starters, make sure that your visitors can scroll up-and-down and try to avoid left-to-right. You should also make sure, for longer content and after all, longer pages, that your visitors can effortlessly skim the page.

This is where you should take advantage of smooth scrolling, and allow your visitors to skip to a specific part of the page. Navigation is crucial with these long pages, and this is the easiest way to ensure that your visitors don’t feel overwhelmed.

You can accomplish this by adding anchors to the specific parts of your site and add smooth scrolling so that your users don’t just jump somewhere. You want them to see what they are skipping so that they don’t feel lost on your site.

If you have a WordPress website, you want to use Easy Smooth Scrolling Links plugin to set this up in no time!

What is Easy Smooth Scrolling Links?

Easy Smooth Scroll Links

Easy Smooth Scrolling Links is a WordPress plugin that will help you add smooth scrolling to your site without any hassle and as simple as possible. Provide your visitors with top-notch scrolling experience in just a couple of minutes!

What are the features of the Easy Smooth Scroll Links plugin?

Do not expect numerous features with this plugin. It has just the amount of features to get the job done, without unnecessary fluff. No need to click a bunch of checkboxes or set up numerous options. Just install it, and create the wanted experience for your readers!

Easy to Add Anchor Links

Adding anchor links is no biggie with this plugin. Instead of struggling with HTML5 and id attributes, simply go to your visual editor! There, you will see the “bookmarks” icon, on which you should click.

Visual Editor Anchor Button

There, simply add the name of your new anchor, and you are good to go!

Support for Shortcodes

In case you don’t see the icon in your visual editor, no worries! You should take advantage of Shortcode support. Simply copy and paste [anchor]addhereanchorname[/anchor] to the place where you want your anchor to be.

Set Scroll Speed and Offset Value

Another piece of cake to accomplish. Simply go to the settings and add the desired values. If you are unsure of the values you should use, the plugin lets you know of the default value. It is a good starting point to have, and simply lower the value for faster scrolling.

Scroll Speed and Offset

It might take some trial and error to get to the optimal scrolling value, but that is entirely up to you.

Exclude Certain Anchors

If you have a lot of content, there could be aspects that you are not very proud of. Or, it could be some piece that is getting outdated and you will come back to it later. Instead of removing its anchor, simply exclude it.

Exclude Anchors

By doing this, you are leaving yourself the option to include it later again, once you’ve polished it up to your liking!

Choose from 30 Different Scrolling Animations

Not all scrolling animations are created equal, and you might find some of them to be more appropriate for your site and overall design than others. No worries with the Easy Smooth Scroll plugin!

Ease in Animations 1

You get 30 different animations to choose from so that you can ensure that your visitors’ scrolling experience is as impeccable as possible.

Ease in Animations 2

Works on All Major Browsers

Yes, even on Internet Explorer!

Even if it supported only Chrome you would be good to go, considering that Chrome is the most used browser.

However, it also supports IE, Firefox and Safari. Regardless of the browser your visitor uses, he or she will still have the pleasant experience scrolling on your site.

Costs, Caveats, Etc.

The Easy Smooth Scroll Links plugin is completely free! So, not only that you can improve your visitors’ experience in no time and with no stress included, but you also don’t have to pay a cent. Go ahead and install this amazing plugin, to provide your visitors with the ultimate scrolling experience. They will appreciate it, your content will be read, and if it is of good quality, Google will take notice, too!