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Drupal Facebook Block Configuration Manual

Look to the right and you'll notice two matching blocks called "Find us on Facebook" & Find me on Twitter" (my other websites Mediography.by & Vector.dj have their own versions). You see these blocks everywhere these days. Today I'll show you how to do the Facebook block for Drupal websites (with a module), with the more important goal of showing you (on a future blog post) how to set up the Twitter block (without a module). Here we go:

1) Download a module called "Facebook social plugins integration".
2) Upload, install & enable the module.
3) In your website's admin settings, go to Structure -> Facebook social -> Settings and configure it. It should be pretty easy and straightforward.
4) Then click the Presets tab towards the top right of the screen.
5) Click the "+ Add" button towards the top left of the screen to add a new preset.
6) Click "Facebook likebox plugin" under "Facebook Plugin Type" (notice that the module lets you add a total of nine different plugins, some of which you might also find useful).
7) Configure the settings. Again, it should be pretty easy and straightforward.

And that's it. There might be a way to create this block without a module, but I've always done it this way and it just works.

In the next few weeks, I'll show you how to set up a matching Twitter block without using a module.

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