How to Embed Facebook Video in WordPress (2 Methods)

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Are you in search of the easiest method to learn How to Embed Facebook Videos in WordPress? WordPress lets you embed your Facebook video. This will directly help you to boost engagement to your social handles. It inspires users to follow and connect with your company page.

Besides, it assists your users in identifying your company, enables you to view relevant matters directly from Facebook, improves user interaction, and more. Additionally, you can see Facebook events, and Facebook video feeds on your website if you want your website visitors to enjoy a more diverse social experience.

How to Embed Facebook Video in WordPress

At here, I will be showing you two different ways to embed Facebook video in WordPress. If you don’t want to use any plugin, then method 1 is for you, else, go for method 2.

Method 1: Using the Facebook Embed Code 

This is the most common approach to embedding videos on Facebook. First, open the video that you want to embed and click on the share button. 

Now click on the Embed button. A pop-up will appear with the code.

Click on the Copy Code button. Return to your WordPress website and open the post or page where you want to embed the video. 

Click on the Add block button and search for the shortcode. 

Insert the block by clicking on it. Now paste the embedded code you copied earlier.

Save the changes or update the post. 

Method 2: Using the ‘Custom Facebook Feed’ Plugin

To show Facebook videos in WordPress using plugin, we are going to use a plugin named Smash Ballon Social Post Feed. It offers all the needed features in the free version. But if you need more customization options, you can upgrade to the pro version of the plugin. 

First, install and activate the Smash Ballon Social Post Feed plugin on your WordPress site. 

When the activation is completed navigate to Facebook Feed -> Settings from your WordPress admin area. Now click on the Add Source.

A popup will appear on your screen, and it will ask you whether you want to add a Facebook page or a Facebook group.

 

Choose the option according to your wish. Then log in to your account with the Smash Ballon Social Post Feed plugin. 

On the next screen, you will see a list of Facebook pages to use with the plugin. You have to select pages and click the Next button.

Now Facebook will ask for permission to allow Smasho Ballon WordPress to access your data and read contents. Give the permission and then click on the Done button. 

Then press on the OK button. A popup will appear in your dashboard and ask you to choose your Facebook page. Choose the page and click on Connect this page. 

Now your Facebook page will appear in the plugins Connected accounts section. 

Hit the Save Changes button to keep your changes. 

Now you can embed a Facebook video to your website. First copy the link. 

Return to your post or page where you want to embed the video. 

Insert ‘Facebook Feed’ block. 

Paste the link on the block, and your video will be embedded. Don’t forget to publish or update the page. 

Conclusion

I hope this detailed guide helped you to learn how to embed Facebook videos in WordPress. If you post videos regularly from your website then it is recommended to use the second method. Share the post with your friends, and leave your thoughts in the comment box below. 

3 responses to “How to Embed Facebook Video in WordPress (2 Methods)”

  1. Sopriza Avatar
    Sopriza

    I liked the Smasho Ballon plugin it does the trick and simple to use

  2. Bob's Your Uncle Avatar
    Bob’s Your Uncle

    Title say’s 3 methods. Post ends after 2! LOL

    1. Istiak Rayhan Avatar
      Istiak Rayhan

      Thanks for notifying. Fixed it.

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