Customizations

Change the Header Text and Author Icon

Snippets to center the text, center the author icon, hide the text, or hide the author icon.

Display an icon when hovering over a photo or video

To display an icon when hovering over a photo or video, add the following to the plugin’s Custom CSS section (Facebook Feed > Customize > Misc > Custom CSS):

Creating a slideshow, slider, or carousel from your Facebook posts

If you’re using the Pro version of the Custom Facebook Feed WordPress plugin then you can use our Carousel extension to create sliding carousels out of your Facebook content. If […]

Loading your Facebook feed using JavaScript

By default, the Custom Facebook Feed plugin loads your Facebook feed using PHP on the server side so that they’re embedded into your page source code for SEO purposes. The […]

Changing the font in your Facebook feed & using Google Fonts

The plugin is designed to naturally inherit the font that’s used on your website or WordPress theme so that it fits seamlessly into your site. You can manually change the […]

Creating a Masonry grid layout from your Facebook posts

If you’re using the Pro version of the Custom Facebook Feed WordPress plugin then you can use our Masonry Columns extension to display your Facebook posts in a Masonry grid […]

How does the plugin handle text and language translation?

Custom Facebook Feed is able to be fully translated into any language. There are different types of text that are included within the plugin – some from Facebook and some […]

Translate the months of the date using JavaScript

In the WordPress plugin the date will be displayed in whichever language your WordPress installation is in. Sometimes you may have multiple feeds on a site though and each one […]

Date Formatting Reference

You can use the reference below to create your own custom date format. Below are a few examples and a reference for what each letter represents. F jS, g:i a […]

Is it possible to display only my own posts in my group?

When displaying posts from a Facebook “Page” it’s easy to do this as when the owner/admin of a Facebook page posts to the page they are posting as “the page”, […]

Move shared links to display at the top of the Facebook post

By default the link boxes which are displayed when you share a link on Facebook are displayed at the bottom of the post. To display these at the top just add the following to the plugin’s Custom JavaScript section:

Styling Facebook posts by different authors

If multiple people are posting to your Facebook page or group, or if you’re using our Multifeed extension to display posts from multiple different Facebook pages in one single feed, […]

Display video grids in 16:9 format

By default videos in a Videos-only grid are displayed as square. Add this snippet to the plugin’s Custom JavaScript section (Customize > Misc > Custom JavaScript) to display them in a 16:9 format.

Change the layout of shared link posts to match photo/video posts

By default the shared link posts have a different layout to photo and video posts, but you can change this to match by following the directions below. First, go to […]

Only include the plugin files on specific pages

By default the Custom Facebook Feed plugin will include it’s CSS and JavaScript file on every page, as, due to browser caching, once the files are loaded once by the […]

How to add “Load more” or pagination functionality in the plugin

Version 3.0 and above Versions 3.0 and above of the plugin includes a “Load More” button that allows you to load more content into the bottom of your feed. To […]

Lazy loading the Facebook photos and videos

Currently, there isn’t a lazy loading feature built into the plugin, however, you can use this plugin which is compatible with the Custom Facebook Feed plugin in order to lazy […]

Change your Facebook profile image/avatar

Add the following to the plugin’s Custom JavaScript section (Customize > Misc > Custom JavaScript):