Adding our app to a Facebook Group

In order to display a feed of posts from a Facebook group an admin of the groups must first add our app in the Facebook group settings by doing the […]

Display a Facebook Group Feed

With V3.9 of the Custom Facebook Feed Pro plugin it’s now possible to display feeds from Facebook Groups. What can I display? You can display content from an open, closed, […]

Can I use the plugin with the WordPress 5.0 block page editor (Gutenberg)?

Yes, you can add the shortcode to any block in the Gutenberg page editor. For example, paste the shortcode directly into a “Paragraph” block, as shown below: Or, into a […]

Getting a Facebook Access Token

This is not required but recommended. To obtain an ‘App’ Access Token from Facebook (which never expires) just follow the steps in this article.

Is it possible to display Facebook “offer” posts

Unfortunately not. Facebook doesn’t allow you to retrieve and display offer posts from your Facebook page.

Custom Facebook Feed – GDPR Compliance

Important: If you are using our Custom Facebook Feed plugin on your website then please refer to our GDPR disclosure for full details regarding compliance and how data is transferred […]

How do I find my Facebook Page or Group ID?

If you have a Facebook page with a URL like this: https://www.facebook.com/smashballoon then the Page ID is just smashballoon. If your page URL is structured like this: https://www.facebook.com/pages/smashballoon/123654123654123 then the Page ID is actually the […]

Can I display feeds from multiple Facebook pages?

Yep, you sure can. Here’s how: WordPress Plugin You can set your default Facebook Page ID on the Custom Facebook Feed settings page within the WordPress admin, you can then […]

Can I display the feed from a Facebook group?

You can display posts from an open Facebook group. In order to display your group posts you should ensure that have the Page Type setting set to Group on the Custom Facebook Feed settings page or directly in the shortcode: [custom-facebook-feed pagetype=group]

Can I comment on the Facebook posts directly on my website?

Unfortunately Facebook doesn’t actually allow you to comment on Facebook posts outside of Facebook and so we’re not able to include that functionality in the plugin. The only way to […]

What if I have an issue or need to ask a question?

The best course of action is to first search through our FAQ and Troubleshooting questions here as we’ve put together a list of the most common issues and their solutions. […]

Can I display a feed from a private Facebook page?

We’re afraid not. As the plugin allows you to display your Facebook feed publicly on your website for the whole world to see then posts from private pages cannot be […]

Can I display the feed from a personal Facebook profile?

Due to Facebook’s privacy policy you’re not able to use the plugin to display posts from a personal profile, but rather only from a public page account or from a […]

What’s an ‘Access Token’ and do I need one?

While you don’t need an Access Token in order to display most types of content in the Custom Facebook Feed Pro plugin we do recommend it.  An Access Token is required […]

Is the content of my feed crawlable by search engines and how does it help improve my SEO?

Unlike other Facebook plugins which use iframes to embed your feed into your page once it’s loaded, the Custom Facebook Feed uses server-side code to embed your feed content directly […]

Which version of the Custom Facebook Feed plugin is right for me? The WordPress plugin or the PHP Standalone version?

Find out which version of the Custom Facebook Feed plugin is the right fit for your website.

Are there any technical/server requirements for running the plugin?

Your web server should have either cURL or the PHP allow_url_fopen function enabled. If you don’t know what these are then don’t worry as they’re enabled on the majority of […]

Does the WordPress plugin work with W3 Total Cache or other caching plugins?

The Custom Facebook Feed plugin should work in compatibility with most, if not all, caching plugins, but you may need to tweak the settings in order to allow the Facebook […]

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 […]

Differences between the free version and Pro version of the Custom Facebook Feed plugin

The main differences between the free version and Pro version of the Custom Facebook Feed plugin are listed below. The extra features available in the Pro version are as follows: […]