Monday , 24 July 2017

How to Integrate Facebook With WordPress Blog

Facebook is the perfect source for getting good web traffic for your blogs and websites. As we all know still Facebook is the biggest Social Network and they provide us various tools to make our blogs and websites social so today I am going to share with you that how you can easily integrate Facebook with WordPress blog in few clicks it will make your blog social as well as very good internet traffic so let’s do it.

Create Facebook App for the Blog

The first thing we have to do is to make Facebook application for our WordPress blogs so just go to http://developers.facebook.com/apps if you have a verified Facebook account then it’s okay otherwise just verify your account with your mobile phone via http://www.facebook.com/mobile after you are done with verification then simply create your app.

Basic Information About the App

Now after putting name of the App Name and App Namespace click on Continue then you will be asked for security code then after giving this info you will see a screen where you have to put basic information about your WordPress blog make sure you do the same as I did in the screen shot below but just replace my blog URL with yours.

Add Open Graph Action in Facebook App

Now it is time to add Facebook Open Graph action which is amazing feature and after adding this action whenever you will post on Facebook it will show the activity in a totally different style so first here is how to add publish action in your Facebook app first click on Open Graph menu on the left side there you will see two boxes in the first box type publish and in the second box type article and click on Get Started.

Integrate Facebook With WordPress

Now everything is done about developing the app now it’s time to upload plugin and install it. Simply go to your WordPress blog’s admin panel there go to Plugins > Add New and search for Facebook simply just install and activate this plugin. Now after installing the plugin you will see new menu in dashboard go to Facebook > Facebook there you will be asked for the basic information about your Facebook app just fill all three text fields with accurate information to make this plugin working one more important thing is that first this plugin will ask you to connect your Facebook account with this App you created so you can do it in few clicks then put the information you can find in the Facebook Developers section after everything is done now you can use different social plugins provided in the plugin right now I am using Social Publisher which can post an activity after I publish new post.

If you are using Yoast WordPress SEO plugin then you have to uncheck the box which will add Facebook Open Graph tags in your WordPress blog from the Yoast WordPress SEO plugin simply go to Dashboard > SEO > Social.

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