So by now we hope you have set up a custom fanpage and are on your way to promoting it via the various marketing channels we have outlined in our article “10 Best Ways to Promote Your Facebook Fanpage in 2012.” If that is the case and you have designed a stunning fanpage and are ready to start promoting is then continuing regarding on, we are going to get the inside scoop on how to install a fanpage like box on your website and starting raking in some additional exposure for your fanpage!
Facebook has made is incredibly simple for anyone to create and widget and have it integrated into their website within minutes. All you need to do is visit the dedicated resource Facebook has created for developersÂ to integrate and access the social plugins.Â The direct link to the page can be found here ” Like Box – Facebook Developer“. The Like box is the most popular widget that most web masters install but if you feel you’d be suited with a better plugin then feel free to check out Facebook’s dozen of other widgets until you find one that suites you and your website.
Below is a screenshot of the Facebook Like box page. All you need to do is replace the URL with your Fanpage URL as shown below. Once that is done a preview of the widget with your fanpage details should appear on the right as shown below.
You have the ability to make several tweaks and changes right there on the page through the various settings provided. If you desire a specific size or border color, you have the ability to do it easily with the click of a button. If you fear that the widget will slow down your website load time then we suggest you un-check “Stream” and “Header” as those two features could potential result in increased load time.x
Once you have selected all your desired setting, navigate and select the button, “Get code”. Upon pressing you will receive three different coding options in order to add the widget to your blog or website.
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