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Add Facebook social plugins and the ability to publish new posts to a Facebook Timeline or Facebook Page. Official Facebook plugin.

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189 reviews
Average Rating
2 stars
2.6 out of 5 stars
5 stars
Very Poor
By , for WP 3.6

Installed it, tried it, deleted it. Other Facebook plugins save comments to your WordPress comments list, which is very useful as those comments can then be used by other WordPress plugins, like a guestbook. This one doesn't making it pretty useless. Also they should offer a way of skinning the comment box as their light or dark options are both horrible. I don't mind keeping their logo just don't want to ruin the look of every page.

1 star
Worst plugin in the whole universe
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The user is expected to do several hundreds incomprehensible, complicated and basically useless steps that doesn't seem to have any reason at all, except to cause anger and to make the world worse.
And even if you manage to find their own step-by-step description, it doesn't help, because apparantly they've explained it wrong.

If you are tired of life, try to make this crap work, because it will suck all life right out of you.

1 star
Awful support and performance
By , for WP 3.6

I cannot control which pages the FB element appear. The Like pop-up element that appears is cut so it almost unusable. Tried debugging and couldn't resolve it.
Using the forum to get an answer is a waste of time. Either nobody knows how to fix this or the FB support sucks big time.

1 star
very bad
By ,

there are too many plugins that work better and have more funcionalities

1 star
lots of hoops to jump through - for nothing
By , for WP 3.5.2

Followed the directions... and nothing. Also - there seems to be no way to specify which page this should post to, since I have a facebook account but I also manage a business page from within this account.

You would think a company as large as facebook could do better than this. Seriously.

3 stars
legit
By ,

Change border colour please?

1 star
Direct publish to page feature is not working
By , for WP 3.5.2

I installed this app on my site wowgags.com and entered app id and secret key, "publish to FB page" option is not working, rest everything is fine.

1 star
Avoid
By ,

Installed and went to enter App Id ID and Secret and then selected "save". Nothing happened. Tried a few times. Nothing.

5 stars
Installed on three different WordPress sites.
By ,

Installed on three different WordPress sites. All worked very well.

1 star
What in God's name are they thinking?
By , for WP 3.5.1

Unless you're more interested in Facebook app development than in actually using your WP site or interacting with human beings, WALK AWAY. Delete this plug-in, and hug your loved ones. The only way to make this thing work is to teach yourself to navigate the trainwreck that is the Facebook Developers site, and to keep on coming back to it each time Facebook breaks the custom app you spent so much of your time banging your head against the keyboard trying to figure out how to make it work. In particular, if you want to use the feature that posts your WP articles as updates on FB, you will find it less time-consuming and frustrating to simply post those FB updates manually. A carefully crafted piece of software can save you lots of time in the long run, but this is a half-baked mess, and will have the opposite effect.

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