Showing your Facebook page photos in WordPress

If you have a website for your business, chances are that you have a Facebook page as well. In this article, we will show you how to use the Facebook Photo Slider plugin to easily display your Facebook page’s images within your WordPress site with an attractive and efficient slider.

Note: This plugin only works with Facebook pages and will not work with personal profiles.

Installing the Facebook Photo Slider plugin

As the Facebook Photo Slider is not yet on the WordPress.org plugin directory, it cannot simply be searched for within the WordPress dashboard, but is still quite simple to install. In this section, we will walk you through the process of installing the Facebook Photo Slider plugin.

  1. First, you will need to download the Facebook Photo Slider plugin from GitHub. Be sure to save this in a location you will remember as you will need it in the next steps.

  2. Now that you have downloaded the Facebook Photo Slider plugin, log into your WordPress admin dashboard.

  3. Once in your WordPress admin dashboard, hover over Plugins on the left side menu bar and click on Add New.

  4. On this page, click on Upload at the top of the screen. You will then be prompted to browse for a zip file. To upload it, click on Browse and locate your zip file. Once you have selected it, click on Install Now

  5. WordPress will now handle the installation of the plugin installation zip file that you provided it. Once complete, click on Activate Plugin to ensure that it becomes active on your site.

Configuring the Facebook Photo Slider plugin

  1. To access the configuration screen for the Facebook Photo Slider plugin, hover over Tools on the left side menu of your WordPress admin dashboard and click on Facebook Photo Slider.

  2. You will then be prompted to enter your Facebook page ID. To obtain it, simply enter your Facebook page URL into FindMyFacebookID.com.

  3. Now that you have your Facebook page ID, enter it into the box labeled Facebook Page ID and click Save Changes.

Adding the Facebook Photo Slider to your site

The Facebook Photo Slider plugin can easily be added to any page or post on your site with the use of a simple shortcode. In the following steps, we will show you how to add it.

  1. First, navigate to the page or post that you would like to place the Facebook Photo Slider into

  2. Within the visual editor for that page or post, enter the following shortcode where you would like the Facebook Photo Slider to appear:

    [fb_photo_slider]

  3. After you have placed your shortcode, be sure to save your changes. The Facebook Photo Slider is now active on your WordPress page or post.

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