Facebook Comments :: Red Rokk Widget Collection
Facebook Comments is a social plugin that enables facebook user commenting on your site. Features include moderation tools and distribution.
With this plugin you can display the Facebook comments anywhere on your website. You may display multiple instances of the comments and in any configuration that you wish.
It gives you a new sidebar
A new sidebar now wraps your current comments area. When you place items into this new sidebar, then the existing comments will be hidden and the widgets will be displayed.
This new sidebar makes it very easy to use the comments widget on your website. It gives you the flexibility to modify your comments area in any design or layout that you wish. This new sidebar also allows you to cusomtize exactly how your comments are displayed.
Who's using this plugin?
More information can be found for the Facebook Comments Plugin here. If you would like to have your website showcased on our blog, please post it as a comment and we'll feature the best ones!
|Author||RedRokk Interactive Media
|Tags||Commenting, comments, connect, Facebook, shortcode, sidebar, simple, social, widget|
The Comments - This is what the comments will look like on your website. The style displayed here is the
lightstyle offered in the configurations.
Additional Configurations - This is the configurations screen for each comment area.
Widget Settings - Here are the widget options for displaying the facebook comments
Moderating Comments - What the application administrators are capable of seeing.
This section describes how to install and activate the plugin to get it working.
- Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
- Navigate to
Appearance > Widgetswp-admin area
- Drag the
Facebook Comments Widgetinto the
- Navigate to any post in your blog to verify that the comments are displaying
After activating this plugin you may access the plugin settings from two locations. Navigate to your widgets area and drag the Facebook Comments Widget into any sidebar location that you would like. The settings for this instance will display for you.
When editing any page, post or custom listing type you will see a new button added to your WYSIWYG editor, simply click this button and a popup will display with the settings for a new facebook comments instance.
- PHP Version Fatal Error: Declaration of Facebook_Comments_Widget::html() must be compatible with that of Empty_Widget_Abstract::html()
- Bug Fix: Receiving PHP Notice: Undefined variable: $classname in comments.php on line 177 when activating or using the plugin.
- Bug Fix: Mac Safari Version 5.1.7 (6534.57.2) when you click on the app_id field to put in the app_id the focus goes to the title field preventing you from putting it in.
- Enhancement: Added a comment bubble to replace the default Red Rokk logo in the WYSIWYG
- Enhancement: Upgraded the readme.txt file
- Initial release
Do I need a Facebook App ID to use this plugin?
Yes, you do. Not to difficult to accomplish, just click the link provided in the plugin and give you app a name. done.
Do users need to register with my website to use Facebook Comments?
No. As a matter of fact, the facebook commenting is not connected with your WordPress blog. Therefore, users do not need to be registered with your website to use the facebook comments.
Will I see all of the comments made inside of my admin area?
No. Facebook comments are not connected to your WordPress database, therefore no comments will display in your wp-admin area.
Do I have the option to have every comment approved before they get posted?
Yes. When viewing the Facebook Comments, there is a settings area that allows you to modify this option.
Can I embed the Facebook Comments in a page or post?
Yes. We've built in a WYSIWYG button for you that creates the shortcode. Simply navigate to the Page, Post or CLT that you would like comments to show on, then click the comments button that's provided for you.
The Red Rokk Widget Collection is a series of plugins that will aid you in enhancing your website. You can find out more about the plugins that are being released from the Red Rokk Blog