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I have added a button that links to a facebook page at the left of my website, I would like to be able to let people like the page directly from my website. How can I do that?

Right now I added the following CSS line:

#fbtab{
background: url(http://mamou-mani.com/wp-content/themes/arthur/images/icon-fbtab.png) no-repeat; /* Path to Image */
left:1px;  /* change this to left: 1px; to put it on the left of the screen */
top:40%;height:60px;width:60px;margin:0px;padding:0;position:fixed;z-index:5000;}
#fbtab a{display:block;width:100%;height:100%;}

and following line in my footer.php:

<p id="fbtab"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/MamouManiArch"></a></p>

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Edited: To get floating social icons, including facebook 'like', try this plugin.**

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  • Thanks a lot, how can I place the widget on the left side of my website, like the sign I already have? Dec 21, 2012 at 23:50
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    Follow the other answer above and see if that works for you.
    – Androliyah
    Dec 21, 2012 at 23:50
  • Hi Aliyah, which code are we talking about? the widget's code? Dec 22, 2012 at 0:02
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    I see. Hold on while I look for a solution
    – Androliyah
    Dec 22, 2012 at 0:53
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    Taking longer than expected. I'll try to come up with something tomorrow
    – Androliyah
    Dec 22, 2012 at 3:13
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Go here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/reference/plugins/like

And setup a facebook like button without the send option.

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  • Thanks but where do I place this? in my CSS or footer.php? Dec 21, 2012 at 23:37
  • What you want to do is copy the "src" part and paste it within your footer. Dec 21, 2012 at 23:40
  • Thanks a lot but unfortunately it did not work. I have placed the following code in my footer: <p id="fbtab"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/MamouManiArch"><src="//www.facebook.com/plugins/likebox.php?href=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FMAMOUMANIARCH&amp;width=300&amp;height=260&amp;colorscheme=light&amp;show_faces=on&amp;border_color=%23ddd&amp;stream=false&amp;header=false"> </a></p> Dec 22, 2012 at 0:01
  • Try the plugin I linked to in my answer
    – Androliyah
    Dec 22, 2012 at 0:06
  • Go here: developers.facebook.com/docs/reference/plugins/like And setup a facebook like button without the send option. Dec 22, 2012 at 2:01

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