How To Add Facebook Videos To WordPress Posts

Learn to easily embed Facebook videos into WordPress posts and drive more traffic to your website in this step-by-step tutorial …

How To Add Facebook Videos In WordPress

How To Add Facebook Videos In WordPressIn other tutorials, we explain how to add videos in WordPress from video-sharing sites like YouTube.

While YouTube is the world’s largest video-sharing platform, millions of online users post videos on Facebook.

Sharing other people’s Facebook videos is great, but it doesn’t help drive traffic back to your WordPress site.

In this step-by-step tutorial you will learn to easily embed Facebook videos into WordPress posts and drive more traffic to your website.

Why Embed Facebook Videos In WordPress?

Let’s say that you’re on Facebook browsing other users’ content and you come across a great video that someone else has created and uploaded to their page.

This could be something relevant to your business, educational, entertaining, or even someone giving your business a plug and you want to share the video with your own visitors, prospects, or customers.

Most online users typically share content on Facebook using the Facebook Share feature …

Most online users share content on Facebook using the Facebook Share feature

(Most online users share content on Facebook using the Share feature)

While this great feature makes sharing Facebook content with other online users convenient, it mostly keeps the content circulating only inside Facebook …

Sharing Facebook videos keeps the content mostly inside Facebook

(Sharing Facebook videos keeps the content mostly inside Facebook)

If you want videos posted on Facebook to help drive more traffic to your own website, you shoulfd embed the video on your site and promote your site on Facebook instead of sharing the video directly …

Embedding Facebook videos in WordPress can drive more traffic to your site

(Embedding Facebook videos in WordPress can drive more traffic to your site)

Let’s show you how to embed a Facebook video into your WordPress posts or pages.

How To Embed Facebook Videos In WordPress

To embed a Facebook video in WordPress, locate the Facebook post with the video, then hover your mouse over the date link and copy the link address to your clipboard …

Copy Facebook video URL to clipboard

(Copy Facebook video URL to clipboard)

With the video link copied to your clipboard, open a new web browser and go here:

Paste the Facebook video URL from your clipboard into the ‘URL of video’ field in the Embedded Video Player Configurator section (if you want to include the post content with the video, tick the ‘Include full post’ check box) …

Paste Facebook video URL from clipboard

(Paste Facebook video URL from clipboard)

This should display the video (and post content if selected). Scroll down below the video and click the ‘Get Code’ button …

Click the 'Get Code' button

(Click the ‘Get Code’ button)

This will bring up a box with code …

Facebook video embed code

(Facebook video embed code)

There are two sections of code. The first section needs to be added to the header section of your theme’s template …

This code needs to be added to your WordPress theme template

(This code needs to be added to your WordPress theme template)

Instead of messing around with code and editing templates, you can easily add this code to the header section of your template using a free plugin like Insert Headers and Footers

Insert Headers and Footers

(Insert Headers and Footers)

After the plugin has been installed and activated, go to Settings > Insert Headers and Footers

Settings > Insert Headers and Footers

(Settings > Insert Headers and Footers)

Paste the code into the Scripts in Footer section and click the ‘Save’ button …

Paste code into Scripts in Footer section

(Paste code into Scripts in Footer section)

The above step only needs to be done once.

The next section of code should be pasted wherever you want to display the video in your post or page content …

Embed this code into your content to display the video

(Embed this code into your content to display the video)

Once again, instead of messing with code and templates, we can use a plugin to insert code into WordPress content

(Insert code into WordPress content using a plugin)

To learn more about adding code to WordPress content using plugins, see this tutorial:

Adding code to content in WordPress using a plugin allows you to use the same code in different locations.

To create a code snippet, simply paste the code into the plugin’s code field and save …

Create a code snippet

(Create a code snippet)

Next, copy the shortcode of your code snippet to your clipboard …

Snippet Shortcode

(Snippet Shortcode)

Paste the shortcode into your content, wherever you want the Facebook video to display …

Paste the shortcode into your content

(Paste the shortcode into your content)

Publish or update your post/page and preview …

Preview your post or page

(Preview your post or page)

Your Facebook video will be embedded into your content and display on your site to your visitors …

Facebook video embedded in your WordPress post or page

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(Facebook video embedded in WordPress post or page.)

The next step is to add your WordPress post to your Facebook page.

Useful Tip

If you have configured your WordPress site following our FREE WordPress Traffic Automation Blueprint tutorial series, your post should automatically be published to your Facebook page …

Post automatically from WordPress to Facebook

(Post automatically from WordPress to Facebook)

Visit your Facebook page to see the post containing the embedded video …

WordPress post containing embedded video posted on Facebook

(WordPress post containing embedded video posted on Facebook)

Visitors will now come to your WordPress site to watch the embedded Facebook video and share your post on Facebook, driving more traffic to your website and your business …

Embedding Facebook videos in WordPress can grow your web traffic

(Embedding Facebook videos in WordPress can grow your web traffic)

Congratulations! Now you know how to add Facebook videos into your WordPress posts and pages.

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WP Social Traffic – Facebook Traffic Automation

WP Social Traffic is a push-button Facebook traffic automation plugin for WordPress.

WP Social Traffic – Facebook Traffic Automation

WP Social Traffic - Facebook Traffic Automation

If you are looking for a “set and forget” tool for leveraging Facebook fan pages and groups that can automate the display of your posts on Facebook and drive more traffic to your posts or pages, then check out the plugin below …

WP Social Traffic

WP Social Traffic - Facebook Traffic Generation Plugin(WP Social Traffic – Facebook Traffic Generation Plugin)

WP Social Traffic publishes a post on your Facebook fan page about your website or blog. It then finds related fan pages and groups and shares your posts on these. This process is automatically repeated with each new post you publish to engage audiences on Facebook and drive more traffic to your site.

Drive more traffic to your site from Facebook(Drive more traffic to your site from Facebook. Image source: WP Social Traffic)

WP Social Traffic requires no coding skills and gives you full control over how your posts look on Facebook.

Here’s a quick demo video of how the plugin works:

(WP Social Traffic)

As described in our WordPress Traffic Automation Blueprint, automating your content syndication to social media sites like Facebook allows you to build an asset on your own domain while leveraging the additional exposure of getting traffic from social media using posts published on your own site.

WPSocial Traffic is a push-button solution that will help drive more visitors from Facebook to the posts and pages you want to promote.

To learn more about this plugin, go here: WP Social Traffic

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SociTrafficJet – Social Media Marketing Automation

SociTrafficJet is a social media marketing automation tool that can drive more traffic to your business …

SociTrafficJet – Social Media Marketing Automation Tool

SociTrafficJet - Social Media Marketing Automation PluginTraffic is the lifeblood of every online business. More importantly, every online business needs targeted traffic that converts into leads or sales.

In this post, we explore a WordPress plugin that will automate your social marketing campaigns to help drive more targeted traffic to your business.

SociTrafficJet

SociTrafficJet - Social Media Marketing Automation Tool

(SociTrafficJet)

SociTrafficJet is a WordPress plugin that lets you automate social media marketing campaigns.  Used sensibly, this plugin can help drive more traffic from Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to your blog, e-commerce site, or affiliate offers.

Drive more traffic from social media to your sites or affiliate offers

(Drive more traffic from social media to your sites or affiliate offers)

Users have reported a significant increase in traffic, engagement, opt-ins, and revenue after installing the plugin …

SociTrafficJet beta testing results

(SociTrafficJet beta testing results)

SociTrafficJet can be used as part of your digital marketing strategy to promote your blog posts, e-commerce products, special deals, coupon offers, and affiliate offers in any niche …

Promote affiliate offers in any niche

(Promote affiliate offers in any niche)

Once installed and activated, the plugin adds a new section to your dashboard menu …

SociTraffic Jet menu

(SociTraffic Jet menu)

Click on the menu to bring up the plugin’s dashboard …

SociTrafficJet Dashboard

(SociTrafficJet Dashboard)

The intuitive dashboard lets you set up, run, and manage all of your social media campaigns.

Configure your social media settings in the ‘Settings’ tab …

SociTrafficJet Settings Tab

(SociTrafficJet Settings Tab)

The ‘Campaigns’ tab lets you view all of your campaigns. You can add unlimited social media campaigns and promote posts/pages across multiple campaigns simultaneously (great for promoting an offer in different niches) …

Create unlimited campaigns

(Create unlimited campaigns)

Use the Traffic Finder tool to find Facebook groups and pages that you can promote your posts and offers to …

SociTrafficJet Traffic Finder

(SociTrafficJet Traffic Finder)

You can also view all campaign reports and analytics in the ‘Reports’ tab. This section lets you see the status of your campaigns and evaluate how these are performing, what was shared, where traffic is coming from, which campaigns are pending or scheduled, and more, giving you full control of your automation …

SociTrafficJet Reports tab

(SociTrafficJet Reports tab)

SociTrafficJet lets you post your campaigns immediately or schedule campaigns using the Campaign Scheduler …

SociTrafficJet Campaign Scheduler

(SociTrafficJet Campaign Scheduler)

You can preview and edit your social posts before going live …

Preview campaigns before going live

(Preview campaigns before going live)

SociTrafficJet is easy to use and requires no technical skills. User training is provided with screen recording tutorials covering everything from setting up to using the tool, including video walkthroughs of each dashboard tab.

Below are some testimonials from SociTrafficJet users:

“Managing social media campaigns was always a painstaking task, and i’m not a fan of it. Even after hours of dedicated work, I couldn’t get enough traffic but with SociTrafficJet its much easier now. Definitely something I’d highly recommend.” Abhi Dwivedi

”You’ve nailed it Doc yet again. Unlike other WordPress Plugins, it gets installed effortlessly fast. No spending hours going through the motions and keep on waiting like a dead clock. It’s undoubtedly fast, scheduling, sharing campaigns across Social Media frontiers without any manual work. This is all-in-one social media automation software that you must get your hands on.” Billy Darr

For more testimonials, visit the SociTrafficJet website.

The demo video below shows SociTrafficJet in action …

(Learn more about SociTrafficJet)

In addition to the regular plugin edition, which lets you set up social campaigns to post to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, SociTrafficJet offers the option to upgrade to the Elite and Enterprise editions for additional automation and leverage.

The Elite upgrade provides complete social marketing automation to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and lets you set up multiple campaigns at once.

The Enterprise edition gives you the full power of the software and includes access to additional social networks like LinkedIn and Pinterest, and bookmarking sites like Tumblr, Reddit, and Bitly …

Post to additional social networks with SociTrafficJet Enterprise edition

(Post to additional social networks with SociTrafficJet Enterprise edition)

More info: SociTrafficJet

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