This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Facebook Fan Box Widget


This is a WordPress widget to display a Facebook fan box on the sidebar. Utilizing Facebook fan box API, this widget displays the fans of your Facebook profile page. This widget is easy to install because it is packaged as WordPress plugin that can be installed very quickly. It is also easy to use and configure because it is deployed as widget. The Facebook fan box also has ‘Like’ button. This button interacts with your blog readers directly, so if it is clicked, it will add up to the number of your fans.

This widget requires WordPress version 2.8 or above to function properly. It also requires you to have a Facebook profile page to be connected to. To create a Facebook profile page, you have to have an account in Facebook. This is easy to do, you can navigate to Facebook website and get started right away.


In the Appearance -> Widgets in WordPress 2.8 or newer you’ll find the Facebook Fan Box widget. After adding it to your sidebar you can enter a title for the Widget, and all settings required for this widget to work properly.


  • Sidebar Widget Admin Options
  • Widget appearance


Please visit Facebook Fan Box Widget’ Comments for questions and answers.


Version 1.0 – 26 June 2009

  • Initial Release

Contributors & Developers

This is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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