WordPress Blog users can now easily integrate Facebook commenting, tagging, and other social features with the new official “Facebook WordPress Plugin“. The new plugin will allow users to cross-publish content from their WordPress sites directly to their Facebook Timelines and/or Facebook Pages.
The plugin was built by Facebook engineers in collaboration with open source partners, and makes it simple for anyone to make their WordPress site a lot more social – and no coding is required. The plugin works on mobile and supports internationalization.
Once the plugin is installed, you can cross-post content published to WordPress to your Facebook Timeline and the Facebook Pages you manage. You can also mention the names of Pages and Friends as you post to further distribute your content.
The new Facebook WordPress Plugin supports following social plugins are available as WordPress widgets:
Core Zero Creative, TechCrunch, Buzz Media, and The Next Web are already using the new Facebook WordPress Plugin to connect with their audiences while providing users with more engaging and personalized experiences.
According to Facebook, “WordPress powers 16.6 percent of the web, from The New York Times to People Magazine, and attracts more than 600 million unique visitors each month. We hope the plugin makes it possible for WordPress content to be shared even more widely among people.”
Social Publishing and Mentions
When a Post or Page is published, it can be distributed to Facebook in a number of ways. Here’s a walk-through.
The author can choose to mention Facebook Friends or Pages. They can also specify a message that will be posted with the content. Once published, the content of the post of Page will show up on all of the Friends and Pages’ Facebook Timelines, resulting in more distribution for your WordPress Blog site. Depending on your settings, it will also appear on Facebook Timelines including:
Social Plugins on WordPress Posts and Pages
Many social plugins are offered and can be easily enabled on the settings page.
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Operators are now standing by to help you get this new Facebook WordPress Plugin installed and up and running on your WordPress Blog. Really. They are.