Facebook recently made some waves into the social media scene when it launched the new Facebook social plugins – a set of tools that would enhance your reader experience on your blogs and websites. But prior to this, if you want to integrate various Facebook functionality to your WordPress blogs, you can already do that through various Facebook-relate WordPress plugins.
Here we give you five Facebook WordPress Plugins that will help you integrate some Facebook functionality to your WordPress blogs.
1. Facebok Social Widgets
This WordPress plugin allows your users to have an engaging social experiences within your blog. It is hosted by Facebook so your blog readers can still participate in your blog discussion even if they haven’t signed up for your site. This plugin allows you to add the following social plugins to your blogs – like button, activity feed, recommendations, like box, facepile and live stream. (Download link)
2. Facebook Dashboard Widget
This plugin caters to heavy WordPress and Facebook users. If you find yourself working on your WordPress blog dashboard most of the time and you still want to keep up with your Facebook streams, this plugin is your best solution. The plugin brings your Facebook account streams to your WordPress Blog dashboard. It will process your Friends status updates RSS feed, posted item feeds and Facebook notifications feeds and add a widget for each to your WP admin dashboard. Plus, it allows you to display your Facebook feeds to your blog’s sidebar as well. (Download link)
3. Facebook Shared Comments
If you want to have one set of comments shared by your Facebook account and your blogs/sites, this plugin will do the trick. Using the Facebook API, this plugin automatically cross-post your entry to Facebook and then replace the comments functionality for that entry with a Facebook comment box that will include the discussion both on your wall and on your own website. The result is a set of comments shared between your Facebook and blog site. (Download link)
4. Facebook Activity Feed Widget
This WordPress plugin displays the most interesting recent activity that took place on your website/blogs based on feedback from Facebook users. It displays stories when users like content on your blogs/sites and when users share contents from your blogs/site to their Facebook account. (Download link)
5. Facebook Share Statistics
This plugin lets you show information on your posts that were share on Facebook as well as the number of “like”, comments and clicks that your shared posts have received. It give you various stats such as share count, like count, comment count, total count and click count listed in a table with some graphics and filters. (Download link)