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How to add Facebook share buttons to a WordPress blog

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In the recent past, I showed you how to integrate Twitter into your blog WordPress.


Today I will show you how to add share to Facebook buttons on your blog (website) WordPress using the Plugin « WordPress Facebook ».

How to install Plugin « WordPress Facebook "

To save time, I invite you to install the Plugin directly from your dashboard. But you can also download the Plugin As a file ZIP.


After installing and activating the Pluginyou will notice a new menu « Spider Facebook »Add to your dashboard.

spider-menu facebook

Click on it to access the page that displays the list of the different buttons that you have created with the Plugin. You may notice that at the moment you have no buttons available. Click on " Add Facebook To create a new button.


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On the new page, you will certainly notice first the multitude of choices that are available to you. Indeed, the Plugin put at your disposal a multitude of elements (type button) you can choose for your blog.

Buttons " J'aime »To the buttons« Follow I think you will certainly find your account.


Below, you have several options to fill of course. You may be able to provide a title to your button, choose its type, " XFBML Is the most recommended. Provide the APP ID your application facebook (Optional in some cases).

Note: You will need to create a Facebook application and retrieve its username, this is required for buttons with features such as recommendation, request, feed activity buttons.

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You will also have other information that you can provide to give the button a rather original style. (width, background, put en pageEtc.).


Once it's done, click on the " Save Which is higher up.

How to add a share button in item / page

Access the editorial interface ofitem / page and you will definitely notice an "F" button (for facebook).


Click on it, and a window will appear. On this window you will be able to choose (by title) the button you want to embed in a item / page.


You can also add this shortcode In widgets.


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You can now visit your blog to see how the share buttons appear on your blog.


That's it for this tutorial on adding share buttons on Facebook. Do not hesitate to share it with your friends on your favorite social networks.

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