Like Box

The Like Box, formerly the Facebook Fan Box, enables users to like your Facebook Page and view its stream directly from your Joomla website.

How to Add a Facebook Like-Box to Joomla

JFBConnect gives you 2 easy methods to add the Facebook like-box to your site: either through the SCSocialWidget module or the JFBCFan easy-tag, as described below.

SCSocialWidget Module

The SourceCoast Social Widget module, included with JFBCConnect, is an easy way to use the Joomla administrator interface to add the like-box to your whole site, or any section or page within your site. Since it's a standard Joomla module, all the available parameters for the Facebook like-box are easily accessible, such as showing the profile stream, showing the faces of user's who have liked your Facebook page, the width, and color scheme of the like-box.

As with any Joomla module, you can set the SCSocialWidget module to show in any template position, on any specific (or all) menu items of your site, and whether guest, registered, or special users can view it.

JFBCFan Easy-Tag

With the JFBConnect easy-tags, it's very easy to add the Facebook like-box to any Joomla article, custom HTML module, template or other area of your site. This is great for when a module just won't work, or you want even more customization for the fan box. To use the easy-tag, simply include any of the following snippets into your site's content, and JFBConnect will take care of the rest:

{JFBCFan href=http://www.facebook.com/pages/SourceCoast/141717952527296}
{JFBCFan height=200 width=200 colorscheme=light href=http://www.facebook.com/SourceCoast show_faces=true stream=false header=true show_border=true force_wall=false}
{JFBCFan href=http://www.facebook.com/SourceCoast colorscheme=light width=400 height=565 stream=true}

The last tag above is what's used, in this Joomla article, to insert the Facebook Like-Box directly on this page!

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