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Facebook

Description

Facebook provides several services called social plugins. These plugins are Comments, Facepile, Like, and Send. Each plugin performs its own unique function in relation to Facebook integration and each has been incorporated into either their own widget or combined into a single widget.

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Comment Widget

Description

The Comment widget encapsulates the Comment plugin which allows users who are logged into their Facebook, Yahoo, Hotmail, or AOL accounts to post comments on the page. An example of this would be placing a Comment widget at the bottom of a news story to elicit opinions and discussion from readers.

How-to

To create a new Comment widget you must first select the parent folder (We recommend adding it to facebook the widgets folder). Then head to the "New" dropdown menu in the upper left and select Widgets>>Facebook. This will create a new Comment widget in the selected parent folder. Select your new Comment widget page and select "edit", you may now configure your new widget.

See the Form Fields section to see what each field corresponds to.

Form Fields

Width (Required):
  • Select the width of the widget
    • 1 column
    • 2 column
    • 3 column
    • 4 column
Number of Posts:
  • Specify a whole number for the number of posts viewable in the widget

Facepile Widget

Description

The Facepile widget makes use of the Facepile plugin which will display the profile pictures of users who have liked that page using their Facebook accounts.
Width (Required): Select the width of the widget.

How-to

To create a new Facepile widget you must first select the parent folder (We recommend adding it to facebook the widgets folder). Then head to the "New" dropdown menu in the upper left and select Widgets>>Facebook. This will create a new Facepile widget in the selected parent folder. Select your new Facepile widget page and select "edit", you may now configure your new widget.

See the Form Fields section to see what each field corresponds to.

Form Fields

Width (Required):
  • Select the width of the widget
    • 1 column
    • 2 column
    • 3 column
    • 4 column
Number of Rows:
  • Specify a whole number for the number of rows viewable in the widget

Like Widget

Description

The Like widget combines the Like and Send plugins into one widget. The Like Button allows users who are logged into their Facebook accounts to “Like” a page which will show on their Facebook profile page. The Send Button gives users the ability to send a page to their Facebook friends. This is similar to how you would email a page link to your contacts.

How-to

To create a new Like widget you must first select the parent folder (We recommend adding it to facebook the widgets folder). Then head to the "New" dropdown menu in the upper left and select Widgets>>Facebook. This will create a new Like widget in the selected parent folder. Select your new Like widget page and select "edit", you may now configure your new widget.

See the Form Fields section to see what each field corresponds to.

Form Fields

Width (Required):
  • Select the width of the widget
    • 1 column
    • 2 column
    • 3 column
    • 4 column
Layout:
  • Select the layout of the widget
    • Standard Text
    • Count Only
Send Button
  • Select "Yes" or "No" if you want to include a "Send" button. This allows you to send a page via facebook message or email to a friend.
Show Faces
  • Select "Yes" or "No" if you want to show the faces of the Facebook users who "Liked" the page
Notes:
    Last Modified: November 19, 2012 at 04:15 PM