Not every blog needs a facebook fan page. If you have a personal blog, then you can easily use your Facebook profile and the subscription feature to allow users to follow you on facebook. Similar to the like box, facebook offers a follow button for users to use on their websites. Recently, one of users asked us how to add a Facebook follow button in WordPress. In this article we will show you how to add a Facebook follow button for authors in WordPress.
For single author blogs, you can just get the code from Facebook Social plugins page and paste it in your templates or a widget. On the other hand sites with multiple authors have to take few more steps.


Video Tutorial

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Adding Facebook Follow Button for a Single Author WordPress Blog

For a single author WordPress website, the simplest way to add a Facebook Follow button is by getting the code from Facebook Social Plugins website and pasting it into your WordPress theme template, widget, or a page.

Facebook Follow Button

Simply provide the Facebook profile URL of the user, and facebook will automatically generate a preview of the follow button on the right. Choose a layout and configure the appearance of the plugin, and then click the Get code button. Copy the code in <iframe> tab and paste it in a widget, post, or page.



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