Facebook Introduces New WordPress Plugin For Social Sharing

Posted on Jun 13 2012 - 6:06am by Editorial Staff

Are you a blogger and are in much love with Facebook, because of which you want to make it a part in your blog. Well, it is possible now, as social giant has introduced WordPress Facebook plugin, which will allow you to spread news of stories, social publishing and a lot more. There is no coding necessary and the plugin is mobile-friendly and even supports internationalization.

“Once the plugin is installed, you can cross-post content published to WordPress to your Facebook Timeline and the Facebook Pages you manage,” Facebook engineer Matt Kelly wrote in a blog post. “You can also mention the names of Pages and friends as you post to further distribute your content.”

The following social plugins are available as WordPress widgets:

  • Activity Feed: Shows readers their friends’ activity on the site, such as likes and comments.
  • Recommendations: Gives readers personalized suggestions for pages on your site they might like, as well as a Recommendations Bar option to give users the option to add content to their Timeline as they read.
  • Customizable Like, Subscribe and Send buttons.
  • Comments Box: Makes it easy for people to comment on your site and post back to Facebook, and includes moderation tools. The plugin also features automatic SEO support for Facebook Comments, so search engines can index them to improve your site’s visibility.

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