WP Like Button


WP Like button allows you to add Facebook like button on your wordpress blog. You can also add Share button along with Like button or can add recommend button.


  • Create like button for site, for your fanpage or for every single post and page.
  • Display like button on homepage or all pages.
  • Display like button on specific pages.
  • Like button preview.
  • 4 Types of button layouts.
  • Compatible with all type of themes.
  • Display like button with shortcode [fblike]
  • Display share button along with like button.
  • ON/OFF Indication

Docs & Support

You can find docs, FAQ and more detailed information about WP Like Button on CRUDLab.com. If you were unable to find the answer to your question on the FAQ or in any of the documentation, you should check the support forum on WordPress.org. If you can’t locate any topics that pertain to your particular issue, post a new topic for it

Recommended Plugins

The following are other recommended plugins by the author of WP Like Button.

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  1. Upload wp_like_button folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


1: I’d like to place like button of my fanpage, how do I do that?

Select option “URL to like” and add your fanpage URL.

2: What does green and red circle mean?

Green means Like button is enabled and red means Like button is disabled.

3: What does Each page/post have its own like button mean?

It means every post and every page will have their own like counts.

4: I made the changes but they don’t appear?

Please make sure you save settings after making changes.

5: How can I exclude specific pages or post?

Please select “Exclude following pages and posts”, you’d notice a drop down menu. Please type in page or post name, drop down menu would display page or post, please select it through mouse or press enter.

6: I’d like to add like button on footer of my website?

Copy from Code Snippet. Then go to the theme editor and paste code in footer.php.

7: I’d like to display like button inside page or post content.

Please insert short code [fblike] in your page or post content.

8: Why are people seeing a ‘Confirm’ button when they click on my Like button?

There are integrity and spam-prevention safeguards built into social plugins, and this is one of them. If you have been heavily testing a Like button before launching, you may have inadvertently triggered these safeguards. Additionally certain domains on the internet are more likely to contain spam, so will see the confirm step more often.

This confirmation adds one extra step to the Like button process, but once the like has been confirmed separately by a number of users, it will no longer appear, and the regular Like button will only appear.
Should I display the Like button by itself or the Like and Share buttons together?

We recommend that you include both buttons on your website to let people choose the way that they want to share your content


12 May 2023
Undefined array key "share" in .../wp-content/plugins/wp-like-button/CLLBtnSettings.php on line 328
14 Aprily 2022
The icon is not complete on my website, it appears half cut off. I've tried using the fix in the forum and it did not work.
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Contributors & Developers

“WP Like Button” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Improved security to prevent from cyber attacks


  • Made it compatible with WordPress 6.2


  • Made it compatible with WordPress 6.0.2


  • Made it compatible with WordPress 5.4.2


  • Fixed Display Settings issue


  • Fixed Language issues


  • Fixed issues


  • Fixed issues


  • Made this plugin more secure


  • Made this plugin more secure


  • Made it compatible with WordPress 5.2.2


  • Made it compatible with WordPress 5.0


  • Fixed Like button color scheme issue


  • Made it compatible with WordPress 4.9


  • Fixed few bugs
  • Made it compatible with wp 4.8
  • Added option to show Facebook Like button on Archive Pages


  • Fixed few bugs
  • Made it compatible with wp 4.7


  • Fixed specific page and post issues
  • Added small and large button option
  • Increased the efficiency


  • Made compatible for 4.6


  • changed link


  • changed link


  • Fixed issues and made it compatible with latest WordPress.


  • Fixed comment pop-up appeared after like button clicked


  • Fixed database issue.


  • Added “Upload default” image feature
  • Added “App ID” feature
  • Added “Multiple admins” feature
  • Added “Kids Directed Site” feature
  • Fixed few bugs


  • Made compatible with Wordperss version


  • Fixed minor issues
  • Made compatible for 4.3.1


  • Fixed responsive issues


  • Made compatible with wordpress 3.8


  • Fixed some bugs


  • Fixed few bugs and made it compatible with 4.2.1


  • Added “Settings” link
  • Fixed layout issue.


  • Fixed few bugs.


  • All posts issue resolved.


  • [fblike] shortcode issue resolved.


  • Implode warning has been fixed.


  • Improved UI for “Where to display” option
  • Added code snippet to allow user to add like button in theme.
  • Added alignment option
  • Fixed bugs.


  • Fixed layout bugs
  • Fixed like icon


  • Rolled out plug-in (01-16-2015)