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WP Facebook Public Page RSS


This lets you pull in a Facebook feed into your sidebar (and limit how many words displayed), or with a shortcode into a page or post, and also integrates with a couple of Lightbox plugins.


Full shortcode with defaults

[wp_facebook_public_post_rss facebook_id=”239209872277″ facebook_number=”3″ avatar=”small” like=”true” timestamp=”true”]

Minimum Required Shortcode

[wp_facebook_public_post_rss facebook_id=”239209872277″]

Number of Facebook Posts

[wp_facebook_public_post_rss facebook_id=”239209872277″ facebook_number=”3″]

Avatar options

[wp_facebook_public_post_rss facebook_id=”239209872277″ avatar=”small,normal,large,none”] (select one, small, normal, large or none)

Show Like Box

[wp_facebook_public_post_rss facebook_id=”239209872277″ like=”true,false”] (select one, true or false)

Show the date

[wp_facebook_public_post_rss facebook_id=”239209872277″ timestamp=”true,false”] (select one, true or false)


  • Admin Widget showing two feeds
  • Front end widget results
  • Admin Shortcode showing two feed
  • Front end shortcode results
  • Front end showing shortcode results with lightbox integration


  1. Find it in the repository
  2. Click install and activate it
  3. Add a shortcode to a page or create the widget


How do I get my Facebook page’s ID number?

Method 1: To get the Facebook page ID for Sideways8 (, you would go to and the ID is the first thing that shows up.

Method 2: Go to your page, for example:, hit the Edit button. Then look at the URL in your browser, you should see something like, get the string of numbers after id=, in this case 239209872277.

Which Lightbox plugins does this integrate with?

This integrates with any Lightbox that only requires rel=”lightbox” added to the image tag. I have tested this using two plugins, “WP Lightbox 2” and “WP jQuery Lightbox”.

Why don’t some images get added to the lightbox?

Facebook images have really crazy URL’s to images like <img src=””> which I’m not wanting to figure out how to get the real image URL. I could figure that out, but it’s not worth it to me.

Contributors & Developers

“WP Facebook Public Page RSS” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Adds remove all photos option from feed
  • Fixes ‘undefined varable’ errors in widget


  • Using transients to cache the feed


  • Initial release