How to Post Facebook Comments on WordPress – Social networks are the new favorite of webmasters to increase the traffic of their websites. From viewing comments from various visitors via social networks, you can find out people’s preferences and then fulfill what your visitors are looking for and wanting. Of course it’s a great platform to interact with your visitors.
To ensure perfect integration with various social networks, such as Facebook, Google+ and Twitter, WordPress provides a large number of plugins on its site, one of them Facebook Comments Plugin which I will choose and I explain about how to post Facebook comments on WordPress.
This guide is designed for readers who wish to integrate their site with Facebook and post Facebook comments to display on web pages built with WordPress. First of all, you have to make sure that you already have a Facebook account.
About the Facebook Comments Plugin
Facebook Comments is a feature-rich WordPress plugin designed for Facebook comment management and customization. Additionally, this plugin makes setup easy and integrates with all posts, pages or some other type of content on your WordPress site. In the following tutorial, I want to show you how to install and manage facebook comments on a WordPress site.
How to Setting Facebook Comments Plugin?
Go to your WordPress dashboard and then enter Plugins »Add New to find Facebook Comments released by Alex Moss. Click Install Now. After the installation is complete and activate it.
Go to the Plugins »Installed Plugins» Facebook Comments Settings menu. Here, you are asked to enter your Facebook App ID. Here’s how to get a Facebook App ID.
First, access to the page Facebook Developer
then click Applications »Register as a Developer. Enter your password when prompted. Click Submit and then follow the step by step instructions.
Click Application »Add New App. And then, you are asked to select a platform. Here, please select Facebook canvas.
Click Skip and Create App ID and a popup will appear to create a new App ID. You have to enter the name of your application which will be displayed and select one of the most suitable categories in the drop down menu. Click Create ID App.
You now get App ID and App Secret. Click the Show button to display your App password and then copy.
Click + Add platform and choose website. And then, the website box comes out here, and requires you to enter both the website URL and the mobile site URL. Enter your website URL to be linked. Click Save Changes.
And now, please go back to the WordPress Dashboard. Click Settings »Facebook Comments and copy and paste your App ID into the APP ID field.
And then, you are asked to adjust the following settings.
This is the place to manage moderators. You are allowed to specify whether to view moderator status and whether to view all comments by clicking the link provided. In addition, you can appoint multiple admins to moderate comments.
This is the place to enable or disable some of the main settings, including Enable FBML, Use Facebook NameServer, Use Open Graph NameServer, Use HTML5 and Credits.
This option allows you to specify where to display the Facebook comment box on your website. You are allowed to integrate comment boxes with posts, pages and homepages. In addition, there are several languages available to you, while English is the default language.
Color Schemes include a Light option and a Dark option. Other settings allow customization for comment count, comment box width, comment title and comment text.
Finally, click on Save Changes to confirm all the settings. Facebook comments will be displayed as shown below.
Apart from that, the Facebook Comments plugin also allows users to add comment boxes to specific pages or posts by using the fbcomments shortcode.
Other recommendations for you
WordPress has developed a large number of comment plugins for Facebook as well as several other social networks, such as Google+, Twitter, Tumblr, and so on. For example, the Facebook plugin is a great tool for enabling Facebook on your website and it also allows displaying a Like button, a Send button, a follow button and a comment.
And that’s a guide on how to integrate Facebook comments on WordPress and post Facebook social media comments on WordPress, I hope this article is useful and good luck. 🙂