Add Link to Facebook: Installing the Plugin

Posted OnDec 15, 2014     CategoryPlugins     CommentsNo comment

The first step of the guide to the Add Link to Facebook WordPress plugin is to show you how to install the plugin onto your website.

Step 1) On the Dashboard of your website, scroll down the left-hand sidebar and click on ‘Plugins’


Step 2) From the ‘Installed Plugins’ page, click on ‘Add New’ at the top of the page. Alternatively, click on ‘Add New’ from the dropdown menu under ‘Plugins’ on the sidebar.


Step 3) On the ‘Add Plugins’ page, type in the name of your plugin in the search box on the right hand side, at the top of the page.


Step 4) From the ‘Search Results’ page, scroll down to your chosen plugin and click the button marked ‘Install Now’. If you would like to learn more about your plugin, click the blue link marked ‘More Details’


Step 5) The plugin is now installed and unpacked into your website. The last thing to do now is click ‘Activate Plugin’


Step 6) Once activated, you will be redirected to the ‘Installed Plugins’ page. From here, you can read all the info about your plugins, and deactivate and delete it if you no longer need it.


Step 7) Head to ‘Tools’ from the Dashboard, and click on ‘Add Link to Facebook’ from the dropdown. From here, click on the link to get an app ID and App secret so you can link your Facebook page with your website.


Step 8) Once you have your App ID and Secret, add them to the boxes on the page and hit ‘Save’ at the bottom of the page. If you want to share the details with all users of the site, tick the box provided. If you leave this unticked, only Admin will be able to see it.


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