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Thiemo Fetzer is pursuing a PhD in Economics at the London School of Economics. He has been publishing on web development and data analysis for more than 10 years in German print and online magazines such as Dr.Web, his own website Devmag and on his blog Freigeist.

How To Integrate Facebook With WordPress

Facebook is one of those Web phenomena that impress everyone with numbers. To cite some: about 250 million users are on Facebook, and together they spend more than 5 billion minutes on Facebook... every day. These numbers suggest that we should start thinking about how to use Facebook for blogging or vice versa.

Browsing through a blog via Facebook

We did some research to find out how the integration of Facebook with WordPress and vice versa works, or — in other words — how you can present your WordPress blog on Facebook or use the functionality of Facebook on your WordPress-powered blog. Both of these can be achieved with a set of WordPress plug-ins, a couple of which we'll present here in detail.

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