Since from the time back in February 2004, Facebook comes into existence, it has grown in a long tremendously way to create a social networking nugget. But, this is not only that make it so big and loved by over 901 million users. The social giant from time to time comes up with marketing and promotional tools that no individual as well as organization can ignore. In the article, we bring a round-up of 8 useful plug-in for WordPress in order to allow you to get the most out of Facebook for your WordPress blog.
Facebook AWD is an all in one Facebook capabilities for wordpress which adds social plugins, opengraphs, comments as well as FB connect. Allow you to publish your content to all your FB pages and on personal wall on Facebook. Use Iframe or Xfbml or HTML5 Add Like button and comments to pages, posts and custom posts types, at top, bottom or both. Widgets and Shortcodes are available for each Facebook socials plugins.
The plug-in allows visitors to comment on posts using their Facebook profile and allow you to integrate the Facebook commenting system (new, old or both) right into your website. If a reader is logged into Facebook while viewing any comment-enabled page or post, they’ll be able to leave a comment using their Facebook profile.
This plugin shows Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google “+1” and other popular share buttons above or below your posts. Facebook Like and Twitter Share buttons are loaded by default. Other buttons, including Digg, Facebook Send, Flattr, LinkedIn, Google “+1”, Google Buzz, Stumbleupon, Hyves, Email, Reddit, Tipy (and the deprecated Facebook Share button), can be added through the Settings -> Really simple share menu.
Embed Facebook lets you embed various Facebook objects (album, event, group, note, photo, or video) in a post or page. You just need to paste the URL of a Facebook object anywhere in a post or page; the plugin will automatically embed it for you. The object must be public (i.e. they should belong to a Facebook Page. Your personal albums are not embeddable).
The Facebook Registration Tool provides a registration mechanism that is both Facebook user and Facebook hold-out friendly. Facebook Login (the tool formerly known as Facebook Connect) is a great solution to integrate Facebook into your site, but is not friendly to those users who don’t have or utilize their own Facebook accounts. By utilizing this registration tool, Facebook can automatically complete the registration form for Facebook users while supplying a good-old fashioned form for those not wanting or able to utilize Facebook to register.
The Facebook Share (new) button easily allows your blog to be shared. The button also provides a current count of how many times your story has been shared throughout Facebook.
Facebook Members is a WordPress Social Plugin that enables Facebook Page owners to attract and gain Likes from their own website. It uses Facebook Like Box. Allow to see how many users already like this page, and which of their friends like it too. Read recent posts from the page Like the page with one click, without needing to visit the page. Get more visitors and more traffic to your site by getting more Facebook Fans.
If you have a page in Facebook about your blog and want to show the Facebook Fan Box with the recent updates and fans, just activate this widget or insert this line of code anywhere in your theme:
<?php facebook_fan_box(‘API_KEY’, ‘PROFILE_ID’); ?>