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Adding Facebook LIKE button to Foliopic site


14 Mar 2011 3:55PM
Sorry if this has been covered before, have had a good look & can't find any info on this.

I am totally stumped as to how I can link my facebook page to my Foliopic website - I want to put the Facebook LIKE button on my homepage. Any info much appreciated

Thanks Sarah

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Coleslaw e2
9 13.4k 28 Wales
14 Mar 2011 3:59PM
I have suggested that before, Sarah.
I was told it is in the list, so don't know when we will get that.
14 Mar 2011 4:12PM
Thanks Coleslaw, thought I was being a bit of an idiot!!!
User_Removed 10 17.9k 8 Norway
14 Mar 2011 4:12PM
Photium has it...

Wink

Grin
Coleslaw e2
9 13.4k 28 Wales
14 Mar 2011 4:13PM
I know, Mike, that's why I suggested that to Foliopic....Sad
Pete e2
13 18.7k 96 England
14 Mar 2011 4:49PM
We will add a "like this" button soon

Can someone just go to my home page pete.folipic.com and try clicking the "like" button I've just added. This would be a temporary fix that anyone can do. The beauty with foliopic is that we have modules that can be added so anything's usually possible.

Alternatively why not add a share this button which opens it out to digg, linked in etc
meercat e2
5 278 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2011 5:06PM
Looks like you like button worked, but as with most things facebook it's hard to be certain.

It now shows that I like a link on my FB page, the link is as follows, and goes to the foliopic homepage:

Websites for Photographers and Artists | Professional Website Design Software for Photographers / Ar
pet.foliopic.com
Professional quality websites for photographers and artists.
14 Mar 2011 5:46PM
That would be great Pete.....how soon do you think?????? Grin

Clicked on your like button & now showing on my Facebook page

Sarah
Pete e2
13 18.7k 96 England
14 Mar 2011 5:47PM
Doh!! that's my mistake I missed an e off in the code.
Can someone else click the link please.
lawbert e2
7 1.8k 15 England
14 Mar 2011 5:55PM
Yup..thats working Pete....Im not a member of facebook but it directed me to joining.
Coleslaw e2
9 13.4k 28 Wales
14 Mar 2011 6:17PM

Quote:This would be a temporary fix that anyone can do

How?
Pete e2
13 18.7k 96 England
14 Mar 2011 6:26PM
Is that what you were after Cole and Sarah?
A Like This button on the home page that gets people on Facebook saying they like your site?

If so it's easy.

Go to the Facebook developer page for the Like Button

Scroll down to Step 1

Paste or key in your home page url into the "URL to Like" field.
Click on Get Code
Select and copy all the iframe code

In your foliopic admin page select Layout > Homepage Editor
Click and rag a content block to where you want the Like this button to appear.
Click on the Pencil (edit) icon) Change the Block Title to facebook or remove and leave blank
Click the Source button and paste the code you copied earlier into the box.
Click update
Click Save
The Like this should then appear on your home.
woodlark e2
10 538 1 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2011 6:33PM
You can also create a Facebook page dedicated to your photography (as well as your personal profile) .

like this and This
Pete e2
13 18.7k 96 England
14 Mar 2011 6:38PM
That's a good example Karl...the content blocks in foliopic allow you to add most things to make your site a little more unique than most.
Coleslaw e2
9 13.4k 28 Wales
14 Mar 2011 6:41PM
Yeap, it works! Wink
cheers, Pete!

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