WordPress Connect

June 7, 2010 11:29 by scibuff

Updates:

  • WordPress Connect 2.0 is out

  • WordPress Connect has a new website and some exciting news.
  • 1.05
    1. Compatibility up to WordPress 3.0
    2. Adds the option to force the Comments and the Like Button to appear on a new line in case posts’ content isn’t enclosed in a block element.

      Updated Comments Module Settings

      New Comments Module Settings (enabling users to force the module to a new line)

  • 1.03
    1. Adds options to control on which pages comments and like button appear, i.e
      it is possible to disable the comments and the like button on the homepage,
      pages and categories (they always appear in single posts) 

      New Comments Module Settings

      New Comments Module Settings

  • 1.02
    1. Fixes the issue with the Like Button within the Comments plugin

A lot has changed in the past few months in the world of Facebook. One of the greatest updates Facebook recently released is the collection of the Social Plugins.  Thousands of websites added the plugings within just days. This WordPress plugin brings all these Facebook Social Plugins into the world of WordPress.

WordPress Connect provides the Social Plugins as fully customizable WordPress Widgets, including:

  • Activity Widget
  • Comments Widget
  • Facepile Widget
  • Like Box Widget
  • Like Button Widget
  • Live Stream Widget
  • Login Widget
  • Recommendation Widget
Wordpress widgets dashboard with WordPress Connect (WPC) widgets

Wordpress widgets dashboard with WordPress Connect (WPC) widgets

The widgets can be added to your blog just as easy as any other WordPress Widget,  i.e. through the widgets page (under Appearance on your Dashboard).

Wordpress Connect Widgets settings

Wordpress Connect Widgets settings

Apart from the widgets, the plugin also delivers Facebook Comments and the Like Button to individual posts. Now anyone with Facebook account can post comments on your blog and like your posts.

Like Button Module settings

Like Button Module settings

Adding the Facebook Like Button and the Facebook Comment box, such as those you can see at the end of this post, is really a matter of just a few clicks.

For more information and download options visit the plugin website