Perplexed and Bursting with Excitement: How to Link Your WordPress Website to Facebook
Create a Facebook Page for Your Website
Are you ready to take your WordPress website to the next level by linking it to Facebook? The first step is creating a Facebook page for your website. But how do you do that? Head over to facebook.com/pages/create and choose “Brand or Product” as the page type. Select the category that best describes your website, enter your website’s name and voila, you now have a Facebook page!
Install Facebook Plugin in WordPress
The next step is to install the Facebook plugin in WordPress. This plugin will allow you to easily display your Facebook page on your website, share your content on Facebook and more. Head to your WordPress dashboard and click “Plugins” > “Add New”. Search for “Facebook” and click “Install Now” next to the “Facebook for WordPress” plugin. And just like that, you’ve installed the plugin!
Connect Your Facebook Account
Now, you need to connect your Facebook account to WordPress. Go to your WordPress dashboard and click “Facebook” > “Settings”. Click the “Connect to Facebook” button and follow the prompts to sign in to your Facebook account and allow WordPress to access your Facebook account. It’s that simple!
Configure Facebook Plugin Settings
After connecting your Facebook account, it’s time to configure the Facebook plugin settings. Head to your WordPress dashboard and click “Facebook” > “Settings”. From here, you can customize how your Facebook page is displayed on your website, what content is shared on Facebook and more. Get creative with it!
Add Facebook Widgets to Your Website
Want to take your Facebook integration to the next level? Add Facebook widgets to your website! Widgets allow you to display your Facebook feed, like button and other Facebook features on your website. Head to your WordPress dashboard and click “Appearance” > “Widgets”. Find the Facebook widgets you want to add and drag them over to your website’s widget area. Once you’ve added your desired widgets, click “Save” and watch the magic happen!
Publish Your WordPress Posts to Facebook
If you want to automatically publish your WordPress posts to Facebook, you can set up an RSS feed. This way, your latest posts will automatically be sent to your Facebook page, keeping your followers up-to-date on your latest content. To set up an RSS feed, install the “RSS Graffiti” plugin in WordPress. Connect it to your Facebook page and configure the settings. Your WordPress posts will now be automatically published to Facebook.
Linking your WordPress website to Facebook is a quick and easy way to reach a wider audience and increase your exposure. Follow this step-by-step guide to get started today and take your website to the next level!