How to integrate Facebook Login and Comments into WordPress

How to integrate Facebook Login and Comments into WordPress

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As we all know, the social media components are very important for a blog website to be success. If your blog website has integrated with Facebook or Twitter login and comment function, then it’s probably a great help to attract more subscribers. In the mean time, to publish your WordPress website on Facebook is also very good for SEO purpose.

Indeed, to integrate Facebook with WordPress is not that difficult. After reading this tutorial, you’ll be able to configure your blog website with Facebook login and comment in a few minutes. No matter whether you’re a newbie or a skilled blogger, this tutorial is also helpful. Now, we’d like to guide you with detailed steps about how to integrate Facebook login and comment functionalities into your blog websites. Ok, let’s begin and follow the steps below to get the point.

How to create Facebook comments on a WordPress site?

As mentioned above, if a visitor is able to comment via Facebook login, which will be a great way to gain constant credibility and recurring traffic. Frankly speaking, it does have many social plugins for bloggers to choose nowadays. In your admin control panel, you just need to enter “social media” to search and a long list of plugins will be listed. However, we suggest that you’d better carry about this project specifically to catch more features. Another, almost every plugin needs you to create an independent Facebook app, which could be talked about later.

1st – A Guidance of Creating Your Facebook App

In order to configure Facebook on your WordPress site, the first step is to visit Facebook developer page to create your own application. You need to click “My Apps”, then click “Add a New App”, and you’ll get a pop-up page to enter your website.

Later, it will ask you to enter a new app name or to choose your existing app. Once you’ve created this new app, you’ll be prompted to clarify whether this newly created app is a test edition. In the meantime, please don’t forget to select the menu “Choose a Category” in the drop-down. In the end, please click the tab “Create App ID” and continue.

Once you’ve finished the steps above, it’ll list a series of codes which can be pasted in your theme file. Please aware that these codes can’t be modified only you know how to start with it. Once done, you can enter your “Website URL” and “Mobile Site URL” in the bottom.

Once you’ve completed the steps above, you’ll be redirected to a new page to choose “Social Plugins”. And then, please click “Comments” to gain your own codes. Please pay attention that you can set a certain amount of post comments, the pixel width and color scheme of the plugin.

2nd – You can paste these auto-generated codes onto your WordPress

There are two snippets of scripts needed to paste after “body” tag and at the bottom of posts respectively. If you don’t want to go with these mentioned terrible steps, just feel free to go to this page “developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/comments” directly.

3rd – You can go to customize your Facebook Comments now

In order to customize Facebook Comments on your blog site, you should go to this page developers.facebook.com/tools/comments. At here, please click “Edit Comment Settings” and provide your personal information. E.g., you’re eligible to add a comment moderator, sorts of post comments and specify the code of moderation, etc.

Now I’ve to say “Congratulations”, you’ve successfully configured Facebook login and comment functionalities on your blog site. Of course, if you don’t want to follow these three steps above, it does have many free social plugins which can save you lots of time. However, we do suggest that you should try to integrate the Facebook comments manually.

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