Facebook Plugin: WP Social

Description

The WP Social Plugin is an easy-to-use plugin that allows users to add a custom Facebook Feed widgets to the sidebar, as a widget, or to embed the custom Facebook Feed widget into a Page or Post using the shortcode, of any Public Facebook Page. The WP Social Plugin also allows you to insert a Facebook Like Button widget into the Page, Post, or theme. The WP Social Plugin allows you to add Facebook Events, Photos, and Galleries to your website, too!

WP Social Pro works with Facebook’s Graph API to pull in your posts, comments, photos, videos. Your Facebook posts are each stored as a Custom Post Type, along with their comments, and photos you post on Facebook will be added to your Media Library. WP Social Pro will then periodically poll Facebook’s Graph API, pulling in any new posts, likes, comments, or other meta data.

Supports Any Public Facebook Page

WP Social Pro can connect to any public Facebook page, and show its recent posts on your website. You can connect to your own pages, or you can connect to popular pages who’s content you’d like to share with your visitors (for example, adding the feed of a local news station). You can connect to as many feeds as you like.

Fully Customize Your Facebook Feed

Gone are the days of fighting with the Facebook Social Plugin!

Unlinke the standard Facebook widgets, WP Social Pro gives you full control over the fonts, colors, and style of your Facebook feed. Choose the same font and colors as the rest of your website to help your Facebook feed blend in, or choose from hundreds of Google web fonts to make it stand out!

We also have an setting for you to include your own custom CSS as well, for or you can simply include a stylesheet in your theme directory, and WP Social will automatically include it — either method is great for displaying a custom Facebook Feed widgets. The WP Social Plugin also includes a number of pre-made Feed Themes (more available with Pro), to help get you started with your custom Facebook Feed widgets.

Supports Photos and Videos

The most engaging Facebook posts include a photo or a video, so WP Social Pro includes full support for Photo and Video posts. That means When you post a video to Facebook, it will appear as a playable video right on your website, and photos will click through to their full size versions.

Supports Facebook Events

WP Social Pro includes full supports for events, so when you create a new Event on Facebook, it will automatically appear on your website. Use this to create an Upcoming Events sidebar or make a page showing your future events.

Supports Unlimited Facebook Feeds

WP Social can sync as many public Facebook feeds as you would like. Simply enter the profiles you’d like to sync in the Settings page, and WP Social will take care of the rest.

Testimonials

“I searched forever for a simple plugin to display a public Facebook page pictures on my site. This plugin worked perfectly, and even better is the great support. Thanks so much Richard.”

“Looks great, easy to use. Better than any of the other Facebook Feed plugins I’ve tried.”

The WP Social Plugin is a great plugin for many uses, including:

  • Powering your blog with your Facebook Feed!
  • Embed a Custom Facebook Feed widgets in your Sidebar or Footer
  • Styling a Custom Facebook Feed, without the need for CSS!
  • Custom HTML Options allow your Feeds to be displayed any way you like!
  • Works with Facebook Groups and Facebook Pages!
  • Adding a Facebook Like Button to your website!
  • Showing Facebook Comments in your Feed!
  • Adding a Facebook Photo Gallery!
  • Show multiple different custom Facebook Feeds!
  • Display Upcoming Facebook Events on your website!
  • Use a Facebook Event instead of a Page – output a customized Feed from the Facebook Event’s Wall!
  • Custom Facebook Feed widgets allows user to override Site Wide Options
  • Ability to Pass Page ID Via Shortcode and Widget Allows Multiple Feeds on One Page!

Upgrade To Pro For Advanced Features and Email Support:

  • New professionally designed themes for your Facebook Feed
  • Show the number of Likes/Comments with each post
  • Option to show or hide 3rd party posts from your website
  • Filter Facebook Events by date range
  • Use Custom HTML to render your Facebook posts, comments, and more
  • Support for Facebook Comments – download your Facebook comments as WordPress comments and show them in your feed
  • Support for Facebook Avatars – optionally show or hide Facebook avatars (profile photos) in your feed

Premium Support Available with Pro

The GoldPlugins team does not provide direct support for WP Social on the WordPress.org forums. One on one email support is available to people who have purchased WP Social Pro only. WP Social Pro also includes tons of extra features and customization options, custom templates, and more.

Upgrade To WP Social Pro

Screenshots

  • These are the Facebook API Settings Options.
  • These are the Facebook Synced Feeds Options.
  • These are the Facebook API Status Options.
  • These are the Style Options Options.
  • These are the Feed Images settings Options.
  • These are the Feed Window Color and Dimension Options.
  • These are the Font Styling Options.
  • These are the Fields to Display Options.
  • These are the Advanced Display Options Options.
  • These are the Event Order Options.
  • These are the Event Date Format Options.
  • These are the Event Date Range Options.
  • These are the Event Image Size Options.
  • These are the Custom HTML Options.

Installation

This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload the contents of /ik-facebook/ to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the WP Social Plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Click here for information on how to configure the plugin.

How To Get an App ID and Secret Key From Facebook

Watch this video to learn how to get an App ID and Secret Key for your Facebook Feed:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGY9mQkRxK0

You can also read our step-by-step tutorial on the process here

Once you have your App ID and Secret Key, you will need to place them in the appropriate fields on the Settings page, for our plugin to work.

FAQ

Visit here for answers to common questions with WP Social.

Reviews

Easy to set up, displayed facebook feed perfectly

I just wanted something simple to display a Facebook feed. The setup could not be any simpler, and it offers a plethora of configuration options as a free version. I tried various others plugins and they did not offer widget functionality or they displayed errors in the console.

This plugin worked and showed no errors – bravo!

Great Plugin

Great plugin. Easy to style and incorporates images, which many plugins don’t, or require a pro version.

Simply one of the very best WordPress Facebook – plugins.

Simply one of the very best WordPress Facebook – plugins.

Super easy to use and super-super powerful. You can do alot with this plugin.
I have tried other solutions but this is as to close perfect as we have found. I ve testet many ones; here some features that have convinced me:

– Very easy to use and simplicity enables me to start using it almost immediately after installed it.
– Very easy to search a specific product,
– even if you know only a little about PHP, you can use it perfectly

You do not need develpoer-skills – and if you are no expert or professional – this Facebook-plugin makes you look like a genius sometimes.;)
And last but not least: Support is overwhelming: – the develoer rocks!!!

If you have a question – then the developer and supporter are very quick – they answer very quick and are ready to help you.

conclusio; this plugin is for many many users – and for every one who wants to run a Facebook-plugin.

This plugin has opened new horizions in Facebook-intreaction. It has taken me and my site to the next level and up.
A trillion thanks to the developers for developing and release this plugin for free! please– keep up this super-work!!! Thousands of wordpress-fans from all over the globe were happy with this plugin…

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Contributors & Developers

“Facebook Plugin: WP Social” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

3.0.9