How To Install a Facebook Like Box on Your WordPress Blog

Putting a Facebook Like Box for your Facebook page on your WordPress blog does two things for you; firstly, it allows you to easily build your Facebook fan base, and secondly, it a great way to ‘social proof’ your blog.

If you look on the right hand side of this blog, you should see a Facebook Like Box and it will look something like this:

Facebook Like Box on WordPress blog

Setting up a Facebook Like Box on your WordPress blog is very easy to do. Assuming you already have a Facebook page, go to the ‘Add New Plugins’ section of your WordPress Dashboard and search for the following plugin:

Facebook Like Box Widget‘ by sunwu2007

After you’ve installed and activated the plugin, to get your Facebook Like Box set up on your blog’s sidebar, do the following:

  • Go to the ‘Appearance > Widgets‘ menu
  • Drag the ‘Facebook Like Box‘ widget to the sidebar that you’d like it to appear on
  • Adjust and Save the widget settings

Facebook Like Box Widget settings

And that’s all there is to it!

2 thoughts on “How To Install a Facebook Like Box on Your WordPress Blog”

  1. Nice tip John. I see those Facebook boxes everywhere, never knew how to get my own. Now I know.

    Something else for the to-do list 🙂

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