Feature: Like button integrated into plugin. Enable on settings page. You can fully customize it there as well.
Feature: Like button can also be added to the top or bottom of each post on the site's main page (same "like" count as the one in comments)
Feature: Comment count for 'v2 only' comments now displayed. Customizable on plugin's settings page.
Settings: Reorganized settings page to make clear what applies to which version of facebook comment system
Bugfix: Users should no longer see "Fatal error: Cannot use object of type WP_Error as array in wp-content/plugins/facebook-comments-for-wordpress/facebook-comments-admin.php on line 71"
Bugfix: "Comments Closed" should no longer display inappropriately
Bugfix: The 'delete' link on the dashboard recent comments widget is functional again
Bugfix: A request to facebook that times out no longer incorrectly asserts that the application ID is incorrect
Bugfix: No longer dies if facebook is unreachable (i.e., no more "Uncaught CurlException: 6: [...] name lookup timed out thrown on line 622")
Bugfix: ...and no more "Uncaught CurlException: 1: [...] thrown on line 519"
Bugfix: Activation should no longer be slow on sites with many comments
Bugfix: Other small edge case bug fixes
Dev Time: 18hrs
To see what facebook has changed/removed in v2, please read this: http://bit.ly/fbc3_changes. Briefly, gone is custom css, dark site, like button. If you want these, select "v1 only" (the default) on the settings page.
IMPORTANT: WRITE DOWN YOUR XID BEFORE INSTALL THIS. This should be completely unnecessary, but it's just a wise precaution to take.
Added a notice in the plugin settings which displays your XID from 2.1.2 or before.
Now displays "Comments Disabled" if comments are disabled for a page/post
Bugfix: Fixed a conflict with a global variable which was causing the plugin to not load on certain sites.
Bugfix: The visual editor should work again.
Bugfix: Those who were unable to activate the plugin should now be able to (see next option).
Option: Ability to disable comment caching (disabled by default).
Option: Ability to show only v2 comments. See details on option page.
Updated to handle the way WP3.1 updates plugins. see: this link
Bugfix: Fixed a mistake where settings (including old app ID, secret and xid) weren't being copied from previous installations.
Feature: Added setting to hide Dashboard Recent Comments admin widget.
Option: Ability to uncheck the Post comment to my Facebook profile box by default
Bugfix: Pre-activation checks have been converted to warnings (if you receive a Parse error when activating, please ensure you're running PHP v5.0.0 or higher on your server)
Bugfix: Replaced all file_get_contents() instances with cURL calls (since some web servers don't allow file fetching by URL for security reasons)
Bugfix: Combined comment counts now work when comments are included manually (as long as the option is checked)
The plugin now checks your PHP version (must be v5.0.0 or greater) and ensures you have the cURL extension installed before activating
Bugfix: Switched from PHP's default mail() function to WordPress' built-in wp_mail() function for sending email notifications
Your current XID will now be emailed to you when you deactivate the plugin (this allows you to retrieve your site's comments should you ever activate the plugin again)
Option: Send email notifications to the site admin whenever a Facebook comment is posted
Option: Ability to set the comment box width to 100%
Bugfix: Whitespace is now trimmed from the application ID, the application secret, all CSS styles and the XID to prevent loading issues
Bugfix: Links on the plugin settings page have been updated to point to the correct information on the website now
Bugfix: Cleaned up various parts of the code (no more PHP notices)
Comment counts are now cached (no more slow load times on the main page). Depending on the number of posts you have on your site, it may take a few moments to activate the plugin because it retrieves the Facebook comment count for every post during activation for caching
Both a Facebook application ID and an application secret are required for the plugin to work now
Comment inclusion code is now far more lightweight
Facebook and WordPress comments are now counted together
Bugfix: WordPress commenting form should now be properly hidden for most themes
Bugfix: type attribute is now set in the script inclusion (so older browsers will render it properly)
Bugfix: Fixes the bug where hiding the WordPress comments caused errors in foreach() loops on certain themes
Moved all stylesheets to css/ folder and all images to images/ folder for better organization
Option: WordPress comments can be hidden on pages/posts where Facebook comments are enabled
Option: Like button can be hidden
Option: Facebook Social Plugins text and icon is hidden
Option: Custom stylesheet for darker websites can be included (as a result, ability to reference your own custom stylesheet was removed)
Bugfix: Comments now render properly in Internet Explorer (due to FBML reference)
Added title and url attributes to the <fb:comments> tag so the Like button links to the correct page when clicked
Facebook comments can now be linked to by appending #facebook-comments to the end of a post/page's URL
Support for 100+ languages is now available (including Arabic, Hebrew, Spanish and all other requested languages)
Bugfix: WordPress comments are no longer hidden when the Pages only or Posts only options are selected
Option: Include comments on pages only, posts only or both
Tested and works properly with WordPress 3.0
Bugfix: Settings/XID are no longer lost when upgrading
Bugfix: Anonymous posting now works properly
Option: Allow user to hide the Facebook comments: title
Added Settings link to plugin's action links on the Plugins page
Redesigned settings page
Refactored code to prepare for next release
Bugfix: Facebook comments will be hidden on posts on which WordPress comments are disabled
Bugfix: Facebook comments are retained through upgrades (you must set a XID to keep your comments)
Feature: add Facebook comments anywhere in your theme by manually inserting <?php if (function_exists('facebook_comments')) facebook_comments(); ?> where you'd like them to show up
Option: Change Facebook comments: title to anything you want
Option: Allow user to reverse the order of the Facebook comments so they're in chronological order (like WordPress comments)
Option: Allow removal of the grey box behind the composer
Option: Allow use of external stylesheet to alter the appearance of the Facebook comments section
Option: Receive Facebook notifications whenever someone posts a comment
Option: Uncheck Post comment to my Facebook profile box by default
Assorted code maintenance
Fixed bug: Plugin's settings are no longer reset/removed when activating/deactivating other plugins
New option: Ability to hide the Facebook comments box without having to deactivate the plugin (in case you want to keep
Minor style changes
Requires: 3.0.4 or higher Compatible up to: 3.1.4 Last Updated: 2011-4-24 Downloads: 452,309