Automatically add links to published posts to your Facebook pages, groups, etc. Automate user growth and revenue with ReadyGraph integration.
If you have more than one Facebook account, either logout completely or login to the correct account before you start.
If you want to add links to a fan/community/business page, authorize the plugin with a personal account that owns to the page.
If you have a multi-site installation, create a separate Facebook application for each site.
Never delete an existing Facebook application, because you could delete the links added through it too.
Please note that you can add links to Facebook pages you administer (own) only.
Some people need to verify their account before they can create an application. If you want to use your mobile phone number, take care that the phone number is correct. When it was wrong, you have to wait more than a week before you can try again. If the standard procedure doesn't work, you can try this page.
If you are having a problem, you can probably find the solution in the FAQ.
If you need to setup the plugin again for some reason, just remove the Facebook App ID & Secret from the Easy setup section of the plugin settings page.
Everybody has to start here. Just follow the short instruction on the setup page or the setup guide above. The first goal is the acquire the following two values from Facebook:
After entering these values you should authorize the plugin. The plugin will use the App ID and Secret to obtain an access token, which is required to access your Facebook wall.
For administrators (capability manage_options) there is one option in this section:
The default is that each user of your weblog has to setup/authorize the plugin. If you check this option all users will use your access token. After checking this option the setup page of the plugin will be accessible only to the administrator that enabled this option. Note that all users will use your name. You may want to choose Avatar of author as link picture (see below).
Links on Facebook can have a link picture, which is displayed between your Facebook profile picture and the link text(s). The plugin offers several options to automatically select a picture:
Most users probably want to use First image in the post. This is also the best option for users that use remote publishing.
Note that the default picture is used if no link picture could be found, for example if there was no featured post image selected or when there was no picture in the post.
No picture at all is not officially supported by Facebook, but you can try to use an invalid custom picture.
Pages and groups
The plugin can add a link to a page or group wall of your choice. Just check what you want, page or group, press Save and select the page or group you want to add links to. For pages it is possible to add links as page owner, instead of with your personal account. For groups this is not possible, since Facebook doesn't support it.
Some visual aspects of added links can be controlled, but most of the layout is entirely determined by Facebook. The plugin will strip all markup, since Facebook doesn't allow it.
To better understand some of the options take a look at the screen shot to see what is what.
If you use a text trailer, you should know it is just a text and it is not clickable. The text including the trailer will not be longer than 256 characters, this is what Facebook will display at maximum without truncating the text. Note that the text could be shorter, because the plugin will truncate the text after periods only (sentences). You can change the default maximum text length with trailer of 256 characters using a plugin option. If you don't use a text trailer, the complete post/page text up to
Requires: 3.2 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.2.5
Last Updated: 2015-8-28
Active Installs: 40,000+
0 of 11 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.
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