How To Create a Facebook Share Button Shortcode

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Are you looking for a way to create a Facebook Share button shortcode? This snippet will create a shortcode that displays a Facebook Share button on your website.


All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin:

function facebook_share3() {
    return '<div class="fbshare"><script src="http://widgets.fbshare.me/files/fbshare.js"></script></div>';
add_shortcode( 'facebook_share', 'facebook_share3' );

Then, use this shortcode to create a Facebook Share button:

[facebook_share]Insert your text here[/facebook_share]

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly copy / paste code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

If you liked this code snippet, please consider checking out our other articles on the site like: 12 Best WordPress Social Media Plugins.

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