Facebook Connect WordPress Plugin FAQs

1.My WordPress Theme dont support widgets, What can i do?

If your wordpress don’t support widgets, you can add the FB Connect widgets manually:

$args['loginbutton'] = "xlarge"; //value: small,medium,large,xlarge
$args['maxlastusers'] = "10"; //Max. user photos to display
$args['avatarsize'] = "30"; //User photos size


2. IExplorer don’t show the login button and user photos

On some wordpress themes you need to modify your «header.php» file:

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:fb="http://www.facebook.com/2008/fbml">


and check your «footer.php» theme file: if don’t have a < ?php wp_footer(); ?> line
Add it before the end body tag:

<?php wp_footer(); ?>



3. I can’t see the Send to Facebook checkbox, on the comments form
Check your comments.php Theme file, and add this code line:

<form action="<?php echo get_option('siteurl'); ?>/wp-comments-post.php" method="post" id="commentform">
<?php do_action('comment_form', $post->ID); ?>


4. I can’t see the Facebook user photo on the comments
FB Connector plugin use the get_avatar WordPress filter, to show the Facebook user photo or the Gravatar user image (based on the email).
Sample comments.php theme file that call this filter:

<?php foreach ($comments as $comment) : ?>

<li <?php echo $oddcomment; ?>id="comment-<?php comment_ID() ?>">
<?php echo get_avatar( $comment, 32 ); ?>
<cite><?php comment_author_link() ?></cite> Says:


5. How to configure the invitation limit
Facebook changed the notification/invitation limit from a fixed to a fluctuating limit based on user spamminess ratings. A formula based on some parameters like your historical invitation acceptance rate.
From your Facebook application admin page, you can see the current «allocation» limits.
Go to: Facebook app admin->statistics->Allocations.

6. How to show post author avatar (Gravatar or Facebook profile)
Use this code at the WP bucle (index.php or single.php):

<?php echo get_avatar( $authordata->ID,50 );?>


7. How to show facebook login button without the widget

Edit your WP theme files and paste this code:

<?php include(FBCONNECT_PLUGIN_PATH."/fbconnect_widget_login.php");?>

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  1. Hi all,

    I just use the Facebook connect WordPress plugin hosted in my server. After login my WordPress using Facebook account, it can successfully login but the webpage stay in WordPress login page. I need to click return to home.

    How can it automatically load the my WordPress home page after login Facebook?


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