Tuesday, July 23, 2013

How to Add Facebook like Box in Blogger Blog

Social networking websites like Facebook, Twitter and Google+ are providing the custom like and follow boxes which can help bloggers to gain dedicated followers to your blog. 
Now a days, social networking sites became an integral part of blogging. Facebook like box can help you to extend your reach and connect to the audience by proving them a mean to join you on Facebook. Which in turn, will help you to grow traffic on your blog too. 

{Note: You have to edit your Blog's template.It is recommended to take a backup of your Blog. First Click on  your Blogger Dashboard - click on template- click on Backup/Restore and download the template from the pop-up window}

So, let's check- How to Add Facebook like Box in Blogger Blog:
  • Now that you have taken the backup, you are ready for the process. Visit the Facebook Developers.
  • You will see a window like the one shown below.

  • Customize the look and feel, height, width of your Like box from the left window and you can see the changes in real-time on right window.
  • Uncheck the show stream, if you don't want the latest posts with this widget.
  • Uncheck the header checkbox, if you don't want to display "Find us on Facebook"(as you can see on our blog).
  • Once you are done with the customization, click on Get code. It would pop-up a window like the one shown below.

  • Click on Edit template from the Blogger dashboard. Copy the "Code A" from the above window and paste it just after the <body> tag.
  • Now save the template and click the Layout button.
  • Click on add a gadget from your sidebar. Add HTML/JavaScript gadget and Paste the "Code B" in it.
  • Now you are done. Save the arrangement and click on View Blog.
Congrats,you just added a Facebook Like Box on your blog.

If you have any doubts or suggestions. Please comment below.

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