Page Plugin

The Page plugin lets you easily embed and promote any Facebook Page on your website. Just like on Facebook, your visitors can like and share the Page without leaving your site.

Settings

In addition to the settings above, you can also change the following:

Setting HTML5 Attribute Description Default

href

data-href

The URL of the Facebook Page

None

width

data-width

The pixel width of the plugin. Min. is 180 & Max. is 500

340

height

data-height

The pixel height of the plugin. Min. is 70

500

tabs

data-tabs

Tabs to render i.e. timeline, events, messages. Use a comma-separated list to add multiple tabs, i.e. timeline, events.

timeline

hide_cover

data-hide-cover

Hide cover photo in the header

false

show_facepile

data-show-facepile

Show profile photos when friends like this

true

hide_cta

data-hide-cta

Hide the custom call to action button (if available)

false

small_header

data-small-header

Use the small header instead

false

adapt_container_width

data-adapt-container-width

Try to fit inside the container width

true


Deprecated Attributes

  • The attribute data-show-posts is deprecated. Please use the attribute tabs/data-tabs and use the value timeline to show posts from the Page's timeline.

Adding the Page Plugin to a Website

The standard configuration of the Page plugin includes only the header and a cover photo. This size is ideal for promoting your Page in a small space, such as the top of a sidebar.

<div class="fb-page" 
  data-href="https://www.facebook.com/facebook"
  data-width="380" 
  data-hide-cover="false"
  data-show-facepile="false" 
  data-show-posts="false"></div>

Page Tabs: Timeline, Events & Messages

You can now have timeline, events and messages tabs on the plugin:

  • Timeline Tab: Will show the most recent posts of your Facebook Page timeline.
  • Events Tab: People can follow your page events and subscribe to events from the plugin.
  • Messages Tab: People can message your page directly from your website. People need to be logged in to use this feature.

Enabling Messaging on your Page

To enable messaging on your Facebook page go to your Page Settings. In the row Messages check Allow people to contact my Page privately by showing the Message button (Direct Link: https://www.facebook.com/{your-page-name}/settings/?tab=settings&section=messages&view).

Adding Multiple Tabs

Use a comma-separated list within the data-tabs attribute to add multiple tabs:

<div class="fb-page" 
  data-tabs="timeline,events,messages"
  data-href="https://www.facebook.com/YoloBookStore"
  data-width="380" 
  data-hide-cover="false"></div>

Single Tab

You can also just add a single tab showing either the timeline, events or messages:

<div class="fb-page" 
  data-tabs="events"
  data-href="https://www.facebook.com/YoloBookStore"
  data-width="380"></div>

Adaptive Width

The plugin will by default adapt to the width of its parent container on page load (min. 180px / max. 500px), useful for changing layout:

<div style="width: 190px;">
	<!-- Page plugin's width will be 190px -->
  <div class="fb-page" data-href="{url}" data-width="420"></div>
</div>

If the width of the parent element is bigger than the Page plugin's width it will maintain the value defined in data-width:

<div style="width: 600px;">
	<!-- Page plugin's width will be 500px -->
  <div class="fb-page" data-href="{url}" data-width="500"></div>
</div>

The plugin will never be smaller than 180px:

<div style="width: 100px;">
	<!-- Page plugin's width will be 180px -->
  <div class="fb-page" data-href="{url}" data-width="320"></div>
</div>

Adaptive width can be switched off by unchecking Adapt to plugin container width and the plugin will rendered at the specified width irrespective of the parent container.

No Dynamic Resizing

The Page plugin works with responsive, fluid and static layouts. You can use media queries or other methods to set the width of the parent element, yet:

  • The plugin will determine its width on page load
  • It will not react changes to the box model after page load.

If you want to adjust the plugin's width on window resize, you manually need to rerender the plugin.

Show Friend's Faces

Show who likes your Page with real people's profile images rather than just a number. People visting your Page will see a count of friends that like the Page as well as their profile photos.

This option can be activated by checking Show Friend's Faces in the configurator.

<div class="fb-page"
  data-href="https://www.facebook.com/imdb" 
  data-width="340"
  data-hide-cover="false"
  data-show-facepile="true"></div>

Privacy Restricted Pages

Some pages have audiance restrictions by age, country, etc. A warning message is shown when you attempt to configure a Facebook Page which is not visible to everyone.

Although, the warning message will only be visible while configuring the plugin here on developers.facebook.com

If a restricted Facebook Page is embedded, then:

  • Plugin will render normally as expected for those who are not restricted.
  • Plugin would not render at all for those who are restricted.

Adjust Language

You can adjust the language of the Page plugin plugin by loading a localized version of the Facebook JavaScript SDK. When you load the SDK adjust the value js.src to use your locale: Just replace en_US with your locale, e.g. ru_RU for Russian (Russia):

Example
  
  js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/ru_RU/sdk.js#xfbml=1&amp;version=v2.5";

Supported locales are referenced in the Facebook Locales XML file. You may need to adjust the width of a Social Plugin to accommodate different languages. You may find more information on our Localization & Translation page.