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Metronet Embed Facebook posts

Description

Easily embed Facebook posts into your pages. Facebook posts can be added into WordPress posts or pages via oEmbed or a shortcode.

You can see a demonstration here.

Credits

Thanks to the following (in no particular order) for help with the development of this plugin:

Screenshots

  • An example embedded Facebook post

Installation

Install and activate the plugin.

If you have oEmbed support enabled in WordPress, then any Facebook post URLs will be automatically embedded.

Alternatively, you can embed Facebook posts by adding the URL for the post to the facebookpost shortcode:
[facebookpost https://www.facebook.com/metronet/posts/10151735688640772]

FAQ

Why should I use this plugin?

If you want to easily embed Facebook posts in your WordPress posts and pages

Does it work for WordPress version x.x.x?

We only provide support for the latest version of WordPress.

Can I customize how the post is displayed on my web page?

No. Facebook does not allow this.

If I embed a very long post, will it get truncated?

Yes. Facebook truncates the posts with a “see more” option.

How do I find public posts on Facebook to embed?

Facebook provides a “best practices guide for finding public Facebook posts to embed“.

Contributors & Developers

“Metronet Embed Facebook posts” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.2.1

  • Added escaping to URL output

1.2

  • Added JavaScript to footer

1.1

  • Addition of oembed support.

1.0

  • Initial plugin release