A few days ago one of the subscriber of Allusefulinfo.com asked a question to me via email that how to embed Facebook status in WordPress blog posts. I replied him that I will surely publish an article that contains the solution of your problem. But due to the business of whole day schedule, today I got the time to write the article with the solution of his problem.
Facebook is most active social platform where we always find something or other interesting and useful material in form of various status update. You might be seen that many bloggers embed Facebook status updates in their blog post. So, let me tell you that you can also include any publicly shared Facebook status to your WordPress blog post very simply.
Honestly, it is very easy to embed Facebook status in your WordPress blog post, nonetheless beginners may find it difficult. So, this article is dedicated to all the beginners and the one who asked this question to me.
Embed Facebook Status in WordPress Blog Posts
So, I think you’re now ready to embed Facebook status in your WordPress blog post. First step is to find a publicly shared status that you want to embed in your blog post. At the right top corner of the status, you’ll see a downward arrow. Click on that arrow and from the drop down menu, click on Embed Post. (Follow the screenshot below)
Next, a popup screen will show off and a few lines of code will be inside. The only thing you’ve to do is copying that code from there simply.
Now, move on to your WordPress blog’s admin panel and go for adding a new post. Here, before pasting the copied code, choose Text editor and then paste the code in the in WordPress post editor. (Follow the screenshot below)
After pasting the lines of code into Text portion of your WordPress blog post, click on Preview button to check whether the status or post has been embedded or not. (Here’s the screenshot of one of the Facebook post I embedded)
That’s it, I hope you’ll find it very simple and easy to perform. So, from now start embedding your favorite and interesting Facebook status with your WordPress blog posts.
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The Alternative Way: Using a WordPress Plugin
An official Facebook WordPress plugin is also available in the WordPress database that will help you to embed Facebook status and posts in your WordPress blog posts very easily.
In fact, this plugin provides the shortcode for embedding the Facebook status in your blog post by simply pasting the URL of your Facebook status.
Syntax of Shortcode:
Not only this, the official Facebook plugin provides too many features such as Open Graph Protocol, Facebook Insights and you can enable Facebook comments box social plugin. With the help of this plugin, you can also Like, Send, Follow buttons, Like box, Recommendations bar and Recommendations box. So, isn’t it very useful plugin for all the webmasters and bloggers!