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How do I add a Facebook 'Like' button to a News story?

You can include Like buttons on your News pages to help users share news items on Facebook.

The Like button will appear as seen below on this example news item.

News Facebook like button

To enable Like buttons on your News page:

  1. Go to your News page.
  2. Go Edit > Edit page properties. The page properties page will be displayed:

    News - Page Properties - Facebook

  3. Select the checkbox Show Facebook "Like" buttons for public news items at the bottom of the page.
  4. Select the blue Save changes button on the bottom of the left hand side.


Note: News pages must be publicly view-able (Any user, whether logged in or not) in order to display Facebook 'Like' buttons.

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FAQs for editing page permissions

 

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