Though the process to add the Facebook like box in WordPress site is really easy, some newbie might be confused about it, so here it is how you can add the Facebook like box in WordPress site.
- Go to the developers like box page on Facebook
- Type the url of your fan page.
- Define height and width of your widget.
- Select if you want to show header, border and faces.
- The widget will get it’s shape as per your defined parameters.
After clicking on the get code option, you will get the code options, select IFRAME option and copy the code.
Now, go to your WordPress dashboard and select text widget and place it on your sidebar widget section, place the code there and save.
Now the Facebook like box widget should be showing on your website’s sidebar.
This is how you can add the Facebook like box in WordPress site, if you still find this process difficult, don’t panic because there a few nice plugins which will help you to add the Facebook like box in WordPress site.
Plugins to add the Facebook like box in WordPress site
1. Facebook Like Box Widget
Facebook Like Box Widget is a social plugin that enables Facebook Page owners to attract and gain Likes & Recommendation Comments from their own website.
The Like Box enables users to: see how many users already like this page, and which of their friends like it too, read recent posts from the page and Like the page with one click, without needing to visit the page.
2. Facebook Widget
Another great plugin to add the Facebook like box in WordPress site. This widget will provide you the most simple and attractive way to display facebook page likes into your wordPress sidebar.
It is very easy to configure with admin area. You just need to activate plugin and drag this widget like other widgets. Just add aplication id from your cerated facebook application, add it into widget and also URL of your facebook page. You also have other options like show faces , show Data Stream and Header.