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  1. Zaharadeen Elfakkawy says:

    Anytime someone tried to comment they get ‘message failed’ error. Pls what’s the solution for thia

  2. sohib sanam says:

    thanks for share the update about facebok comment

  3. Stelaras says:

    Do you know how i can change the position that the plugin is placed?

  4. Ahmad Farisi says:

    Thx … but how to set notification to our facebook account if there is a new comment ?

  5. Mahdi says:

    Hi Everyone, I was looking for a plugin who’s importing my facebook old comment from my facebook fanpage to my wordpress.

    I tried this one but it’s not working, can anyone tell me how it works ?

    I used another methode by commenting the embed comment and looks not really fine

  6. Justin Enjo says:

    Hi WPBeginner – Quick question about Facebook Comments… How does it effect your SEO? Is it better to keep default WordPress comments or maybe Jetpack comments so that the comment content stays attached to your blog rather than fb? thanks.

  7. Pram says:

    I can’t find the plugin?

  8. Aman says:

    This plugin is installed on my site and I have also activated coments mirroring for my page but still comment mirroring is not happening?

    Do you know the way around to do this?

  9. anish says:

    i have a site

  10. Daniela says:

    Hello very well explained!! But I have a problem! The comments should show also on my fan page write? …..
    ……I did everything and I get my comments on my wordpress but not SHOWING on my facebook page why?? Help !!!!!! Thanks a lot. Daniela

  11. Vikagutt says:

    I can’t get the plugin to work in Internet explorer. I can see from other threads on the net that others have the same experience. Some say that header.php should be modified, but I can’t figure out where in the file.
    What to do?

  12. Tabetha says:

    I set up this plugin with a test app. Right before I was due to launch the website, I had to switch over to the new app that was set up for the business the website was built for. When I changed the app ID to the new app, all of the comments kept going to the old app I set up for testing purposes. Even after I deleted the old app, deleted and reinstalled the plugin and verified that the correct app ID was being used in the api call.

    Now, I have no way to moderate the comments because that old app is deleted and all the new comments are going to that old app even though the app ID I have in the plugin settings is for the new app ID.

    Any ideas?

  13. Steve says:

    ..that facebook plugin is not updated since 11 months. Moreover, the plugin is made by some developer, and not Facebook. It does not feel very safe to use that plugin. Do you have any alternatives?

    • WPBeginner Support says:

      Sometimes plugin authors don’t feel the need to update a plugin because there is nothing changed or broken.

  14. Rizwan says:

    Hi.. When i hyperlink another post from my wordpress blog to new post. All hyper links get shown below with ping back option. I don’t want them to show. Any advice?

  15. mahendra says:

    great post !!! i have been searching for how to install facebook comments to my site. now i am going to use it on my site
    thank you alot .

  16. Paolo Euvrard says:

    ok, that’s all fine, I’ll switch to that from now on.

    In order to disable the WordPress comments:
    Settings >> Discussion >> uncheck “Allow people to post comments on new articles”

    This applies to new posts that you will publish from now on.

    To disallow comments from already publish posts:

    Posts >> select them all and “Edit” under bulk actions and hit apply >> choose “do not allow” next to comments and hit update posts.

  17. Autarka says:

    hey guys,

    regarding to your plugin issues…

    you need ipv6 addresses… without switching from ipv4 to ipv6 it isn´t working…

    kindly, autarka

  18. Mithilesh says:

    Not getting where to upload the plugin.

  19. nacontact says:

    Hey, nice article, but I have some questions.

    This blog here:
    When you comment his facebook publication, it’s automatically commenting his blog, keeping the theme of the blog. When he comments his blog, it’s automatically commenting the facebook thread.
    Any idea on how to do that?


    • Ramon says:

      I would like exactly the same! Can’t find how to. Did you find the answer to this and would you want to enlighten me? What I’ve been Googling so far is things like:
      “auto publish to facebook grab retrieve comments”

      Thank you so much!

  20. Cynthia Spencer says:

    I’m hoping it will help out with the user interaction on my site!

  21. vimala says:

    But that just seemed to take me in a circle, and i never got what I needed.

  22. Kenneth Adair says:

    There is NO Create App ID button here:

    “Simply visit the Facebook Apps page and click on the create new app button. You will need to provide a name for your app and click on the Create App ID button.”

  23. Mark says:

    I just set it up and It’s pulling in 1200+ comments, but I’ve only just created my FB page and I have not comments on it yet. The stuff is from all over the place. How do I get it to just show my FB page’s comments

    • Rob says:

      I have exactly the same problem and will remove these coments now as it looks so fake. Anyone can see it is not genuine. What a disappointment! There are no instructions either about this, as far as I can see.

  24. Lisa says:

    Can I set up the comments to go with my Facebook page, or will it only work on my personal name feed?

  25. Kanon Clifford says:

    How do you get rid of the default WordPress comments after the Facebook comments is installed? I have both showing up on my website…

  26. Sarik Siddiqui says:

    How to remove the wp comments after this plugin has been installed

  27. Sree says:

    I installed the plugin : i see the FB comments in edge but not always on chrome. some posts it appear some it does not.
    second, even if i some one posts a comment on the webpost, it dont appear in FB and vice versa, the comment if posted on website, willbe visible there and not fb. and fb comments will be there , but not on website,
    third i included the meta moderation tag with app id in header, but still icant see any moderation tool.
    can u please help

  28. Mike Bateman says:

    “Let’s have a personal and meaningful conversation.” That’s cute. Anyway, I went to a blog that had FB comments installed, and when I scrolled down to comments, there was my FB profile staring out at me. Automatically. I had never been to that blog before – had never even heard of it.

    I don’t want that. I don’t want it at any time, in any place, ever. So how do I stop it short of dumping facebook, which is starting to look like a good idea?

    • Michaele says:


      If you don’t want to see your FB profile staring at you in the comments area of websites, you need to be logged out of FB while surfing the net.

      Simple solution!

  29. Alejandro says:

    Hi, the moderation tool doesn’t appear for me. I tried adding me as a moderator but it doesn’t work.

    Can you help me please?

  30. Juli Andrada says:

    Is there a way to recover lost fb comments after theme change?
    Thank you ,

  31. Stella Busolo Khachina says:

    Can it work with

    • WPBeginner Support says:


      • Karolyn says:

        Hi! I dont know if its a facebook bug, but I installed the pluggin in my blog and it doesnt only shows the box for the comments for my posts but it also shows the bok with all the facebook developers page commets. Please help!!!

  32. Stefan Badita says:

    It is not working on my blog :( i followed the steps, and on my section of comments and setting is not shown FACEBOOK

  33. Sanwal says:

    Thanks for the help. Its take max 5 minutes to do all these steps. Thanks a lot..

  34. John Lee says:

    Any way to enable “Also post to Facebook” by default? to it is checked?



  35. Flavia says:

    Hi, this was very helpful, but there’s one thing – I don’t get any notification about the comments, I didn’t receive a message on facebook or wordpress or email.
    Do I have to change something in the settings? I didn’t find anything.


    • WPBeginner Support says:

      Yes unfortunately Facebook comments are not synced with your comments.

    • Michaele says:


      I have the same problem. I have added myself as a moderator for comments under settings in developer tools. Yet I never receive any notifications for comments left on sites I moderate.

      It seems that Facebook expects us to click on every single post on every site we moderate, every day to check if there is a comment to moderate. Hugely frustrating!

    • Clave Jones says:

      Same problem here. I don’t receive notifications anywhere of new comments. Surely I’m not expected to click around to every post, hoping to discover where new comments appear. Any guidance?

  36. christina says:

    i followed all the directions and i can post via facebook on my blog, but it doesnt show my comment on facebook. Isn’t it supposed to post my comment to facebook as well or have i misunderstood something.

  37. Nancie says:

    Thanks very much for this tutorial

    I just have one question. It appears that the plugin has not been updated for four years. Could I run into compatibility problems with my theme?

    Thank you!

  38. Pranish Shrestha says:

    I activated facebook comments, but my post show option for both wp default comment and fb comment box. how to completely deactivate wp defalut comment and show only fb commnt box.
    Help plz.

  39. Kelly Scott says:

    Hey @Syed Balkhi,
    Is it possible to install Facebook comments without plugin? I past comment code after related post but the same comments showing in all articles :(
    You can check the result at

    Can i do without plugins?

  40. Fiona says:

    Hi again,

    Can comments be hidden? I’m concerned that, if a lot of comments are posted (I wish, and I don’t want to limit to 5), that the plethora will clutter the page!

    Thanks again,


  41. Doug says:

    I notice that this article, like most, has a “share this article” feature. Is this possible to add to my Word Press blog site so users can share it on social media?

  42. Barbara Hernandez says:

    I hope you can help me.

    I’m In the process of installing the Facebook comments plug-in to my wp website. It is asking me to put an APP ID how do I go about getting this – I tried going through – But that just seemed to take me in a circle, and i never got what I needed. Is there some other way to get this information for the setup phase.

  43. Indigo says:

    I did this, but the comments only show from “post on Facebook” to me, because my app is listed as “in development.” It wants me to submit the app for review, even though I have no real app, just trying to use this plug in. How are people getting past this? So long as in development, no one but people in app roles can see anything posted to Facebook by the app. Thanks in advance for your help.

  44. Joseph says:

    Hi… I guest the comment notifications doesn’t show up by default.

    By the way, is this the recommend Facebook comment plugin? Any other alternative that you recommend?

    I notice that WPBeginner doesn’t use Disqus any more. Just curious what comment plugin are you using now and why? :-)


  45. Patricia says:

    Just installed the plugin. Thanks for this tip!

  46. Munir Kamal says:

    How to port facebook comment to new domain if a website is transferred to a new domain?
    Is it possible?


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