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Using Pinterest With JS Lightbox in WordPress

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This blog post will teach you how to customize the placement of a Pinterest “Pin It” button, particularly when you are using a JavaScript lightbox.

So this problem came to be while I was working on a photography portfolio add on section to one of our client’s sites. The website featured a full width masonry-style layout of images, with each image opening in a JavaScript lightbox when clicked.

The client asked me to add Pinterest functionality (seems reasonable), so I accepted the challenge and was off to the races!

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Facebook Preview Image, Title, and Description

In this post, I’m going to teach you how to make a few small changes to your website that will help you share your website content on Facebook in a beautiful format. If you link to articles published on bigger websites (that have people who are on top of this sort of thing already), you may take for granted having the correct image thumbnail, page title, meta description, and some other things we’ll address below.

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Display Number Of Facebook Comments On WordPress Articles

Well, to fully replace, function for function, the WordPress comments feature on your WordPress website, you would need to be able to tell WordPress how many Facebook comments you have on each article. In many WordPress themes, this number is represented on the blogroll, and will sometimes even feature a link that jumps down to the comments. Let’s take a look at how to get that built.

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Adding Facebook Comments To WordPress

The Facebook comments box lets people comment on content on your site using their Facebook profile and shows this activity to their friends in news feed. It also contains built-in moderation tools and special social relevance ranking. Facebook comments are a great way to add interactivity to your website, while reducing spam. Because most people who use Facebook stay signed in (even if they are leave Facebook.com), they do not have to sign into anything in order to leave a comment. In this article, we will explore how Facebook comments work, and how we can implement them into a CMS (in this article, we will be demonstrating on WordPress) to take your website discussion to the next level…

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