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WordPress and Facebook shake hands for social networking

A New plugin has been introduced for WordPress by the social network- Facebook. This is a happy moment for the WordPress bloggers as they can interact and splash their news in a better manner. Open source partners and the Facebook engineers have turned up with the “Facebook for WordPress" plugin. WordPress, the web publishing platform now can incorporate Facebook features through the new plugin.

Personal information, stories, news, publishing of reads, and social interactions will not have need of any coding with this mobile friendly international plugin.

"Once the plugin is installed, you can cross-post content published to WordPress to your Facebook Timeline and the Facebook Pages you manage," scribbled Matt Kelly a Facebook engineer in a blog post today. "You can also mention the names of Pages and friends as you post to further distribute your content."

The Facebook blog has a numerous social plugins that are easily accessible as WordPress widgets:

Activity Feed: This highlights friends' activity on the site to the visiting reader. The likes and comments are displayed.
Customizable Subscribe, Like and Send buttons.

Recommendations: Readers are handed out personalized suggestions for their personal pages on the site so that they can show their likes. The users can read and make use of Recommendations Bar option to put in content in their Timeline at the same time.

Comments Box: People can comment easily on the site. They are provided moderation tools and can send their posts back to Facebook easily. The WordPress plugin includes automatic SEO support for the comments on Facebook Comments. Search engines can index these comments and provide easy visibility to the personal site of the user.

WordPress is used by 49 % of the 100 top blogs in the whole world. WordPress enjoys a position of pride as the most popular and well liked publishing platform on the internet. It rules about 16.6 % of all sites. Word press is widely used by Arts Beat, CNN Political Ticker, Hollywood Life, Boing Boing, Grist and various blogs for the famous New York Times.

Matt Kelly proudly boasts that many of these blogs are already logged on to the plugin to connect to more number of web visitors.