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Facebook Social Plugins

Social plugins are a quick and simple way to engage your website visitors socially, through small widgets that are embedded in your website. They allow you to see what your friends have liked, commented on or shared on sites across the web.

1. Like Button

The Like button lets users share pages from your site back to their Facebook profile with one click. This allows visitors to share your site content with Facebook, their friends and their news feeds.

High Impact Areas

Product Detail pages

Above or beneath news, blog or other article posts

In the header of your site

2. Send Button

The Send Button allows your users to easily send your content to their friends, to a Facebook Group, or to any email address. This works much like traditional send to a friend features found across the web, and offers more personalised recommendations and increased engagement socially.

High Impact Areas

Product Detail pages

Above or beneath news, blog or other article posts


The Facebook Comments social plugin enables your visitors to comment on your website content. Visitors who post comments on your website can have the comments posted back to their individual profile wall, which helps to engage their friends with your content. It is even possible to publish comments on your website in a way that can help with your search engine optimisation.

High Impact Areas

Facebook Comments are typically more effective on blog, news, or article detail pages, such as the following

4. Other Facebook Social Plugins

Facebook offer other social plugins that aren’t as popular and don’t usually have as much impact, but may also assist with engaging your users. More information on these remaining plugins is available from the link below:

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