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Facebook Like Button for Dummies


Adding Facebook Like button might be a very difficult task. It needs changes done on low level that can make your site stop working and bring a lot of troubles into your life.

In addition, to work properly, your site needs to support FaceBook Open Graph protocol.

With this plugin, all that you need is to install and activate the plugin. The plugin takes care of everything else automatically. If you want to change the default behavior,
you can use the plugin settings page “FB Like 4 Dummies, available under the Settings admin menu.

You can customize all available aspects of the Facebook Like Button Social Plugin:
* Enable Send Button
* Modify Layout Style
* Modify Width
* Enable Faces Display
* Action/Verb: recommend/like
* Select Font
* Select Color Scheme: light, dark

Home Page: Facebook Like Button for Dummies WordPress Plugin


  1. Extract and upload the directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


Please ask your questions to help complete this section.

Contributors & Developers

“Facebook Like Button for Dummies” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Fix: Hide powered by link value not saved


  • Customize Like Button Appearance.


  • Added “Settings” in plugins list.


  • Dummy


  • OpenGraph: Automatic description – strip new lines and multiple spaces.
  • OpenGraph: Automatic description – configurable max description length.
  • OpenGraph: Automatic Image: Use configurable default image.
  • OpenGraph: Admins tag support.
  • OpenGraph: Configuration settings for enable/disable OpenGraph protocol support.

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* OpenGraph: Automatic Image: Use first image from post
* OpenGraph: Automatic description – Use “more” for description
* OpenGraph: Automatic description – Generate automatic description, rounded to whole words with about 200 chars length.
* OpenGprah: Automatic description show elipsis if too long.


  • OpenGraph protocol support
  • Setting: Disable all the Facebook Like buttons, automatically added by the plugin
  • Ability to automatically add Facebook Like button to Pages
  • Ability to automatically add Facebook Like button to Posts