I recently gave in to "more" Social Media chores and decided to add a Facebook LIKE button to each of my blog posts. You would think that having a Facebook "share" button is enough. Yes, because I already have one. But quite honestly it hasn't been used much that I know of. Statistically, more people are likely to click the "Facebook Like" button than the "Share" button. Even though the "Facebook Like" button could essentially work the same way as the "share" button. Your contacts will be able to see your "Facebook Like" activities, if your account is set-up that way.
Long story short, I tried a couple of codes already, but my template is temperamental. Those codes conflict with other codes I used for my tweaks and widgets. So I took them down and decided to use the simplest way. I mean it is so simple guys that you almost think it wouldn't work! But here are the steps that I took, and you can try it for your blogs too. It works perfectly on mine!
Get the Facebook LIKE Button Code
Step 1 Go to Facebook developers
Step 2 Enter your blog's url in the widget
Step 3 Select your choice of style for the Facebook Like button.
Step 4 Click get code and copy it to your clipboard or notepad - somewhere that is handy to get when you need it.
Enter the Facebook LIKE Button Code to Your Blog
Step 5 Sign in to your Blogger account.
Step 6 Click Settings, Posts and Comments. .
Step 7 Paste: Code from Facebook
Step 8 Save settings and you're done!
Now, every time you write a new post, the codes are already in there and the Facebook Like will appear once you click publish. Best thing is the versatility, if it is something you don't want to promote you can choose to delete the code.
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