Adding a Facebook Like link to your business Facebook page is a good way to build a network of possible clients. Facebook provides a valuable interface that allows you to interact quickly and easily with customers, providing them with updated information right from their Facebook walls, which many people check daily or even more frequently. Adding the Facebook Like link to your business website encourages your website visitors to “Like” your Facebook page and gain access to these
updates and chances to interact.
Open your Internet browser and go to your Facebook business page. Click in the address bar to select the page URL and press the Windows “Ctrl” and “C” key or the Mac “Command” and “C” key on your keyboard to copy the URL.
Go to the Facebook Developers Like Button page (developers.facebook.com/docs/reference/plugins/like/). Scroll down the page to the section labeled “Step 1 – Get Like Button Code.”
page URL in the text field marked “URL to Like” by pressing the Windows “Ctrl” and “V” key or Mac “Command” and “V” key on your keyboard. Deselect the “Send Button” option. Use the “Layout Style” drop-down menu to select the style you want for your Like button. Preview the styles in the space to the right. Enter the width you want the button to be in the text field labeled “Width.” Use the check box labeled “See Faces” to select whether you want to show the profile photos of the people who like
your page. Use the following drop-down menus to select what verb to use, “Like” or “Recommend,” the color scheme you prefer and the font you wish to use to display the Like button.
Click the “Get Code” button. Copy the provided code snippet.
Open the HTML source file of the Web page you want to add the Facebook “Like” button to. Locate where on the page you would like to display the “Like” button and paste the “Like” button code into this spot. Save the HTML file.
Open your FTP client, connect to your Web server and upload the Web page by dragging it from the local computer side of the FTP client to the live server side of the client. Open the page in your Internet browser to check that it displays properly.
To add the Facebook Like widget to one of your pages you will need to follow the instructions below:
- Log in to your Create account.
- Click on “Content” on the top menu.
- Click onto “Widgets” from the left-hand menu.
- Click onto “Add Widgets”.
- Select “Add Widget” next to the “Facebook Like”.
- Enter the relevant information:
URL to Like – Select and enter a ‘Custom URL’ or
choose ‘Current Page’.
Layout Style – Choose the ‘Like’ or ‘Button Count’ layout.
Show Faces – Yes or No .
Width – Choose the width of the widget.
Button – Choose ‘Like’ or ‘Recommend’.
- Click onto “Save Changes”
Once you have created your new Widget you will need to insert it into the content of your page by taking the steps below:
Log into your Create account
Click Content on the top menu
Click Edit This Page (the pencil icon) next to the page you would like to edit
Click the +Add Block button in the bottom left-hand corner
From the Add Block filters, select the Custom filter in the ‘Blocks that include…’ category
You can then drag
and drop the Custom Element content block onto the desired place on the page.
Once the Custom Element block has been added to the page, you can click the + icon and use the drop-down menu to select what content you would like to add to the page.
You’ll see you can select content including Widgets, HTML Fragments and Custom Forms,
as well as combinations of other blocks such as Buttons, Headers, Images, Videos, Maps and Text.
A placeholder icon will be added to the page and if you click the Settings icon, you can select Widget and then choose which widget you would like to use. Click Done and then save your changes.
A grey holding box will appear in the Editor and you will need to “Publish To Web” for the changes to take effect on your live site.
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Why isn’t there a like button on my Facebook page?
If you have add your Facebook into the popup setting but the Like button does not show, it might be one of these reasons: – Your Facebook page has been set with restrictions and it is not a public page. – You entered the wrong link on the app setting.
How do I add likes to my business page on Facebook?
Step 1: First of all, you have to click Settings present at the top of your Page. Step 2: You need to click Featured in the left column. Step 3: Here, you have to click Add Featured Likes. Step 4: Now, you need to click to check the box next to the Page you’d like to feature.
Can I add a button to my Facebook page?
Click your Page in the left menu. From your Page, click , then click Add Page Button. Select a button, then click Next. Follow the instructions on the screen.