Facebook “Like” Button for WordPress

Some very easy copy-and-paste code here to add to the template for blog posts to allow for Facebook "liking" of the article. Probably best in the single.php template underneath where it outputs the content of the post.

<iframe src="http://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?href=<?php echo rawurlencode(get_permalink()); ?>&amp;layout=standard&amp;show-faces=true&amp;width=450&amp;action=like&amp;font=arial&amp;colorscheme=light" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" allowTransparency="true" id="facebook-like"></iframe>


  1. HarnHog
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    Consider the possibility of Deceiving users with the Facebook “Like” button: http://bit.ly/cUafIz – by @arnabdotorg

  2. Bottomless
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    Here’s the WordPress plugin:
    An honest one that does not deceive users.

  3. takien

    Thanks for this article. I like this :D
    I found official docs here http://developers.facebook.com/docs/reference/plugins/like

  4. Brandon

    I recently updates the information on the Reference URL. It contains a link to a great WP plugin and here’s how to add FB comments w/ the like button: http://media-sprout.com/add-facebook-comments/

  5. Peter Demaria

    Trying to use the Facebook Javascript SDK (as opposed to iframe) and at first everything seemed fine….

    Then today had a a friendly heads-up from somebody using IE 7 or 8… who couldn’t even load up my site without browser crash.

    Fixed some issues loading the SDK after the opening body tag but the facebook code doesn’t validate and crashes IE6.. seems so crummy, is iframe a better way to go?

  6. Fredrik
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    short and simple just as I like it! :)

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