How to Add Facebook ‘Like Button’ to your Blog posts Social Media Simplify How to Add Facebook ‘Like Button’ to your Blog posts Social Media Simplify

16 May, 2010

How to Add Facebook ‘Like Button’ to your Blog posts


Facebook 'LIKE BUTTON' is the greatest Social Plugin ever from Facebook. You can use this button in your Blog every-time you publish a new post. And it’s really a cool idea to stick to.

This newest Plugin from Facebook gives you the power of publicizing your blog posts/contents at a much standard and easily reachable level than earlier. As soon as someone clicks the LIKE thumbs-up BUTTON, it will be reflected in his Facebook wall and hence the link will automatically be visible to all of his friends. The publicity power that comes with this great button is innumerous.

This Button is indeed very trendy and powerful, yet 73% of the individuals, having both a Facebook account and a Blog, don’t have the proper knowledge to use it into their blog posts. (Source: socialmediasimplify.com Research)

The following easiest and straight forward step wise instructions definitely would help you getting this button into your next Blog post (and remember you don’t need to be a coding expert to do that):

1. Get the code for the Like Button: Before you start the journey of Facebook ‘Like Button’ into your next blog post, you need to grab the code. You can get the code at http://developers.facebook.com/docs/guides/web#plugins or use the following code:       
<iframe src="http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=http://example.com" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" style="border:none; width:450px; height:80px"></iframe>

2. Edit the code as per your Blog post URL: Use your page URL in place of http://example.com. For example, if your page URL is http://www.facebook.com/SocialMediaSupport you have to get the code as follows :                                                                                                                                                                      
<iframe src="http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=http://www.facebook.com/SocialMediaSupport" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" style="border:none; width:450px; height:80px"></iframe>

3. Place it into your Blog post: After you put the written material into the post go to the HTML editor of the post and place the above code either at the top or bottom of that post.

4. Don’t forget to have a preview: Before you publish the post to the world have a good look yourself by clicking the preview option. It would allow you to mark out the required corrections.

5. Now You are ready to Thumbs Up: Yes, after you follow the 4 steps mentioned above you can publish your post and it would show up with that Facebook LIKE BUTTON. So, it’s done now.

Following these steps would definitely give you the desired advantage of the Facebook LIKE BUTTON to your Blog post. Now, enjoy the button and Be the first of your friends to like it.

If you are still in puzzle and facing problem in installing the LIKE BUTTON, Mail Me and I will help you out free of cost.


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