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WordPress Connect

This plugin integrates the Facebook Social Plugins with WordPress.


  • Fixes an error with the Like button ($show_faces_value undefined)


  • Fixes an XSS vulnerability in the editor pages


  • Fixes encoding of non-latin characters in description and title of the og meta tags
  • Fixes the bug with the description meta tag that would print just the first letter of the content followed by a space and the ellipsis.
  • Fixes a rare bug Division by zero ... on line 220 for posts/pages with featured images


  • Fixes the bug that like button display settings are not saved correctly after saving them


  • Fixes the bug that non-admin users can no longer log in and access the dashboard
  • Fixes the problem with api functions not defaulting to the current post/page url when an empty string is passed in as the url parameter
  • Change Facebook initialization to load the Facebook Javascript SDK asynchronously so that other elements/modules on pages are not blocked while the social plugins are loading
  • Spelling fixes (Homapage -> Homepage, etc.)


  • API for plugin and theme developers
    • template tags
    • hooks
  • New settings pages with more options
  • Greater control and flexibility
  • New widgets with additional customization options
  • Shortcodes for placing the Like Button and Comments anywhere within the body of your posts/pages
  • Editor buttons (WYSIWYG) for Like Button and Comments
  • Ability to disable/enable and reposition the Like Button and Comments for individual posts and pages
  • Light and dark colorscheme
  • Automated description meta tag based on the currently display page (home, category, tag, search, single, etc)
  • Ability to set the share image (the og:image meta tag) to the featured image of the post/page - The image must still be at least 50px by 50px and have a maximum aspect ratio of 3:1 (if the image does not fulfill the requirements, the default image will be used instead)
  • New documentation and support pages
  • Improved FAQ and Support (professional support available on request)
  • Thorough API documentation.
  • Professional Support available


  • Added a like button to the comments box (iframe only for now)


  • Fixes the problem that comments no longer appear after facebook plugins have been updated


  • Adds the option to force the Comments and the Like Button to appear on a new line in case posts' content isn't enclosed in a block element.
  • Compatibility up to WordPress 3.0


  • Adds options to control on which pages comments and like button appear, i.e. it is possible to disable the comments and the like button on the homepage, pages and categories (they always appear in single posts) - see screenshot #5.


  • Fixes the issue with the Like Button within the Comments plugin


  • Update to the plugin package to include all necessary files
  • Added Facebook Connect languages


  • The initial release of this plugin. Due to a failed svn update this version of the plugin does NOT deliver any functional widgets or modules.

Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.0.15
Last Updated: 2 years ago
Active Installs: 1,000+


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