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Add a Facebook Like button to your posts

Examples & How To's

Facebook like and share buttons can be added with a few lines of code. The facebook meta data is already available in the article which means your button code can be fairly generic.

Step 1:

In your main blog store page add the following code directly under the <body> tag:

| facebook
<div id="fb-root"></div>
<script>(function(d, s, id) {
var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];
if (d.getElementById(id)) return;
js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id;
js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.4&appId=519248694871523";
fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);
}(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));</script>

Step 2:

In the SCOTSBLOGGER_TEMPLATE store page, add the following code where you want your Facebook like button to show up:

| facebook
<div class="fb-like" data-layout="standard" data-action="like" data-show-faces="true">

If you want to use a share button as well, add the following code where you want it to display:

<div class="fb-share-button" data-layout="button_count">

Check out Facebook's docs about the like and other buttons here:


Another option is to use a service such as Add This which creates floating sidebar share and like buttons for almost all social networks.

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The blog posts on Scot's Scripts are served by Scot's Blogger, a Miva Merchant blogging module that makes it easy to create a Wordpress style blog, rich content, and extra pages in your Miva Merchant store.