5 Facebook Popup Like Box Plugins For WordPress

Do you want more Facebook likes, more content shared? Any WordPress blogger would love to.

Facebook is a leading social media platform drawing millions of users. Facebook visitors are real and genuine traffic. You can accrue a lot of traffic from Facebook. An increased number of likes and shares on Facebook is quite enough to create buzz about your business.

Fortunately, There are several functional WordPress plugins available to make your job easy. They facilitate the social engagement in just one click. These plugins allow you to share your content, add fans, likes, insert images and links, even hosting an event. You can find them in WordPress Plugin Directory. Or you can even search for ‘ADD NEW PLUGIN’ under your WordPress site dashboard.

Below listed are 5 Must-have Facebook Plugins:

# Facebook Like Box Widget:

  • WordPress Version Required: 2.8.6 or higher
  • Suitable for: 4.2.10
  • Active Installs: 90,000+

‘Facebook Like Box Widget’ allows your website visitors to like your Facebook page directly from your web page without leaving it. This gets you more Facebook fans. The admin can also access the comment section. In particular, It lets you see the total number of likes incurred, Your mutual friends who have liked your page, comments you received etc.

Once the plugin is installed and activated the Facebook like box will appear on the sidebar of your page. Use it anywhere on your page, post or widgets. You can add it as a pop-up or a sticky box, whatever appeals you. You can adjust the height and width as you like and customize the fonts and styles. It facilitates you to choose a language of your own. It is responsive and easy to use.

# Shareaholic:

  • WordPress Version Required: 3.0 or higher
  • Compatible up to: 4.6.1
  • Active Installs: 100,000+

Shareaholic’ is an awesome social media promoting plugin I would recommend personally. It makes you share you content in just a single click. One great thing about it is that it cover-up almost all social platforms. You can select or drop any. You can position and align the share buttons anywhere you like. It does not affect the page load time.

Shareaholic facilitates the bloggers with analytics insights. It helps you get more followers and mark your presence on all desired social media platforms. It claimed to reach 450 million people a month.

Don’t you have it installed? Give it a spin now.

# AddToAny WordPress Sharing Plugin:

  • WordPress Version Required: 3.7 or higher
  • Compatible up to: 4.6.1
  • Active Installs: 300,000+

AddToAny plugin comes with advanced customization features. It facilitates style and color overrides, Custom Integration, mail templates, URL shortening feature etc. Once installed you may see the share counters.

It comes clubbed with Google Analytics to allow you see the insight data about your social sharing. It does not affect page loading speed as it loads asynchronously. You page loaded before the floating ‘Share Bars’. It is mobile optimized and responsive. You don’t need login credentials to use the plugin.

# Facebook Plugin:

  • WordPress Version Required: 3.3 or higher
  • Compatible up to: 3.9.14
  • Active Installs: 200,000+

It is official WordPress plugin by Facebook. It allows you to add LIKE, FOLLOW and SEND buttons. Just like a mini Facebook clubbed in your Facebook page. It facilitates Facebook Insight data to track the activities carried out on your account. You can create shortcode by pasting the post’s URL in post composer.

You will also find a recommendation bar which directs a user to find other content of their interest. It provides you with a comment box to encourage social engagement. One feature that makes it supreme over others is that it implement open graph protocol markup. It optimizes your posts on social platforms and allows automatic sharing of new posts.

Also Read: How To Add Custom Sharing Services to Jetpack Plugin

# Easy Facebook Like Box:

  • WordPress Version Required: 3.3 or higher
  • Compatible up to: 4.6.1
  • Active Installs: 90,000+

Easy Facebook Like Box is another plugin to improve your social score. It helps you to get likes on your own web page. The like box shows your posts, like counters and your mutual pals.

I am mentioning it over other popular plugins because of its pop-up feature. You can embed it using shortcode, widgets or in auto pop-ups opening the external links in a new window. It adds to benefitting advertising your page. You can bring out mailing lists, offers etc with a pop-up ad to be shown to your page visitors.

Originally published at LoudTechie