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How to Embed Facebook Posts in WordPress

WordPress Facebook embedsWith EmbedPress, you can embed Facebook posts to WordPress, using just a URL.

Facebook is the world’s most popular social network. Many, many WordPress users want to share Facebook posts on their site.

Facebook Post embeds are possible, but they’re not easy to use via normal methods. EmbedPress is different. With EmbedPress, you don’t have to mess around with embed code. All you need is the Facebook Post URL.

Here’s how to embed Facebook Posts into your WordPress site, using the EmbedPress plugin.

Step #1. Install the EmbedPress plugin #

EmbedPress is a very helpful plugin that expands and improves on WordPress’ capabilities. Install EmbedPress and your WordPress site will become have more powerful media options. Click here to find EmbedPress on

Step #2. Find the Facebook post #

  • Login to
  • Select any post you like to embed to your WordPress site. The image below gives an example post:
Embed Facebook WordPress
  • Copy the URL from the address bar, as shown below:
Taking the URL of a Facebook post

Step #3. Publish your WordPress Facebook embeds #

Now you have the Facebook Post URL, you can add it to WordPress.

  • Go to your WordPress site.
  • Edit a post or page.
  • Add your Facebook Post URL into the content area, with the “Visual” tab enabled.
  • You will see a purple background with a “Loading your embed …” message:
Loading a WordPress Facebook embed
  • Your URL will automatically be transformed into an embed of your Facebook Post:
A WordPress Facebook embed inside a post in the admin area
  • Save and publish your post.
  • On the front of your site, you’ll see that the embed has worked successfully:

A WordPress Facebook embed inside a post

Step #4. Edit your WordPress Facebook embeds #

While editing your WordPress content, you can also edit your embed, thanks to EmbedPress.

  • Hover over the embed, and a purple button will appear.
  • Click the pencil and a pop-up screen will appear with more options.
Editing a WordPress Facebook embed
  • You can now change the embed URL, plus you can also control the maximum width and height of the embed.

Editing a Facebook embed in WordPress

Sometimes Facebook will show the wrong language for posts. If you see this on your site, go to the EmbedPress settings and choose the correct language:

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