The Gaboinked! Facebook Badge Plugin for WordPress allows you to display a Facebook Badge in the Sider Bar of your on a self-hosted WordPress Blog without having to hard-code your WordPress template or use the sometimes unreliable WordPress Text Widget.
The The Gaboinked! Facebook Badge Plugin for WordPress has been tested on WordPress version 2.7.x and should work on any WordPress version 2.3 and above. My Facelook Facebook Badge can be seen used at http://gaboink.net. For the latest version please visit http://gaboinked.com
- Download the latest version of the Facelook WordPress Plugin for WordPress.
- Extract the downloaded archive and place the folder and it’s contents in the wp-content/plugins folder of your WordPress installation.
- Navigate to your Plugins in your WordPress Adminstration and active the Facelook WordPress Plugin.
- Navigate to Design -> Widgets and add the Facebook Badge Widget to your choice of sidebar locations
- Create or choose a Facebook Badge from your Facebook profile. Create a badge: http://www.facebook.com/badges.php
- Locate your Facebook Badge’s Java File Code within the code provided by Facebook, and enter it appropriately in the Facebook Badge Widget settings, change and save. Example: http://badge.facebook.com/badge/–> 02727Y6970.60.1X61432976 <– .js
- You should now see your Facebook Badge displayed in your WordPress Sidebar.
Q: Facebook has chnaged their site again, what do I do now?
A: Visit http://gaboinked.com for the most recent updates and support. Support is currently being provided for version 1.1.x and above. If you are using a lower version please upgrade at: http://gaboinked.com.
Q: Will the Gaboinked! Facebook Badge Plugin for WordPress sidebar Widget work on WordPress.com hosted blogs?
A: Unfortunately, not that I am aware of at the moment. You may contact the WordPress.com Support Team and request that they added it to their Plugin Pool, and they may make it available for you and others to use.
Q: Do I need a Facebook Profile?
A: Well of course, simply visit http://facebook.com to get started if you don’t.
Contributors & Developers
“Gaboinked! Facebook Badge Plugin for WordPress” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.