Facebook released official Facebook plugin for WordPress. Facebook announced the launch of plugin on 12th June 2012 and this plugin makes your website or blog deeply social by integrating functionality from Facebook. This Plugin is very easy to install and use. Here you can post the latest posts of your blog to your pages and profile automatically with out any third-party applications.
Here you can also add widgets directly to you blog from widgets panel. You can add like buttons, boxes, activity feeds, recommended bar and Facebook comments with full SEO Support.
This Facebook Plugin comes with the Following Great Features:
- We can Post directly to author’s Facebook time line whenever we publish a new post.
- We can mention our friends name or a page name and it directly posts to your friends or page timeline.
- We can also post our all new blog posts to the specified official page or our blog.
Widgets Provided by Facebook Plugin:
- Facebook Like Box
- Facebook Like Button
- Facebook Recent Activity
- Facebook Recommendations
- Facebook Send Button
- Facebook Subscribe Button
- Facebook Comments
How to Install and Use this Facebook Plugin:
Firstly Download the Facebook Plugin , Upload it and activate it. To work with this plugin you need to create an app of Facebook on your domain name or if you already created then you can use the existing app. Then after open the plugin page in WordPress Admin Panel and enter the following details which are asked i.e. we need to enter App Id, App Secret and App Namespace. After entering the details correctly click on Save Changes.
Now it is configured and you have to link your Facebook account to post the latest updates of the post which is published. You can link your Facebook account in New Post page in WordPress Admin Panel. You can directly add the Widgets to your sidebar from Widget Panel in WordPress admin.
You can also add Facebook comments to your post from comments tab or directly by Facebook Plugin tab (using from comments tab i.e. Comments > Facebook option > Check comments box > click on save changes and Start using Facebook Comments). Start using this Facebook Plugin for WordPress and Make your Website or a Blog deeply social.
Here are some Screen shots of the Facebook Plugin Features.
Facebook Plugin Settings Screen
Boxes to Mention Facebook friends and Pages in a WordPress Post or a Page
Boxes to set the status update that will be published to Facebook along with our WordPress Page or Post
Widgets are available for sidebar
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