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How to: Display Facebook Status on a WordPress Blog

If you are hosting a WordPress blog and it restricts your from installing certain plug-ins to show your Facebook Status, follow the steps given below. The method given below may also work well for self host WordPress blogs. For self hosting plug-ins are also available. This method makes use of Facebook status feed and WordPress RSS widget.

Step 1

First, login in to your Facebook account. Go on to Profile and search for Mini Feed column. Click on it view all the options.

Step 2

Click on the Status Stories on the right column in the Mini Feed. Scroll down to the bottom and search for “My Status”.

Step 3

You will find a link of My Status, copy that link and use it in your WordPress blog. The Link appears to be like:

http://www.facebook.com/feeds/status.php?id=***&viewer=***&key=***&format=rss20

Step 4 (WordPress)

In WordPress, go to WordPress admin, and then go to Design à Widget. Find RSS widget and add this to sidebar.

Step 5

After that paste the link that you copied from Facebook, inside the widget, give it a proper name and save it. You will now have your Facebook Status on your WordPress blog.

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2 Responses to "How to: Display Facebook Status on a WordPress Blog"

  1. Adnan says:

    That’s very handy tutorial. Thanks man

  2. Anwar says:

    You wont believe but I was thinking about such thing today. Thank you

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