Using Feed Them Social

Facebook Error Messages

#803 – Facebook cannot find this ID. If you are getting this error please check the following: Make sure you are using a Facebook (Page/Album/Event/Group) ID only. Do NOT use the full url when generating shortcode (Only copy what is between the / and ? in this example the ID would be Slickremix). If you need help […]

Translating our Plugin

You can find the Site Language select option in your wordpress admin under Settings / General If you would like to translate our plugin just make sure the files you have added to translate your wordpress in the wp-content/languages folder are named, for example, nl_NL.mo and nl_NL.po Our plugin will look in our languages folder […]

Step 1: Create a Social Feed

Once the Feed Them Social plugin is installed you need to start by filling out some options on the settings page. Here is how: Make sure you are logged into the admin account on your WordPress Install. On your Dashboard click or hover over the tab “Feed Them“. Click “Settings“. Click on the select option near the top […]

Step 2: Add Feed to a Widget, Page or Post

Now we are going to add our shortcode, you should have copied from the settings, page to a Page or Post in wordpress.  Here is how: Create a New Page or Post. Paste the shortcode you created and copied from the settings page to the text area of the Page or Post you just made, the […]

Clear All FTS Feeds Cache

If you are having problem viewing any feeds after upgrading or making a change to a feed then you will want to click the ‘Clear All FTS Feeds’ button. This will clear the cache folder in our plugin. Log into your WordPress install. Click the Feed Them menu tab. Click the “Clear All FTS Feeds […]

Get API Key for YouTube

With the new rules and API version 3 changes YouTube is requiring all users that want to view videos outside of YouTubes website to register and create a Project to access the API. The good news is this process is fairly simple. In order for you to get the YouTube feed working you need an API Key. Here […]

How to get API Keys and Tokens for Twitter

If you are getting an error ‘Rate limit exceeded’ you will want to follow these instructions. In order for you to get the Twitter feed working with your APP you need four keys, the Consumer Key, Consumer Secret, Access Token and Access Token Secret. Below are the steps to get those 4 keys. Go to https://apps.twitter.com/app/new and log in, […]

How to create an Instagram Access Token

NOTE: It is now required that Feed Them Social Users or Feed Them Instagram users only need to click the button on the Instagram Options page of our plugin to get your Access Token. For anyone else just who is not using our plugin the info below is still useful. If you are getting an […]

Get your Vine video ID

In order for you to get the Vine feed working all you need to do is get your vine video ID. See Live Demo here http://feedthemsocial.com/vine-demo/ Go to a Vine video you want to show on your site. For instance https://vine.co/v/eqmj9XWJ6JD. Now copy the part of the url after https://vine.co/v/ So in this case you would be copying eqmj9XWJ6JD Now paste […]

Custom Date & Time for Facebook & Twitter Feeds

If you would like to show a custom date format for your Facebook or Twitter feed you can choose an option from the list as show in the example below. This is perfect if you are living in Europe or other country and would like to have the date formatted properly. You can find this option […]

Fit thumbnail on Facebook galleries

By adding -70% and -10% to the options at the end of the shortcode I can control how the thumbnail fits into my custom feed. The result looks like the below. If I do not add a percent the photos will be centered as depicted in the second photo. Below is example of the full […]

Custom CSS Option

With this option you can add you own CSS,  as depicted below, to change the look of any of your feeds.  

Create Facebook App ID Token or 60 Day Access Token

In this quick tutorial we are going to show you how to create an App in facebook and get the App Token or Long Lived User Access Token. An App Token is not required to use our plugin BUT it’s possible at times because of all the users and connections that our App will get overloaded […]

Powered By Text

This option allows you to remove or keep the Powered By Feed Them Social Text that will appear below all social feeds from us. This option is not checked by default. If you would like to remove this text: Log into your WordPress install. Click the Feed Them menu tab. Check the “Powered By” checkbox […]

How to get your Facebook ID

Get Your Facebook Page ID To get the page ID simply go to your Facebook page on Facebook. Next you will need to copy the name in the url like this. In this case GoPro’s Page ID is gopro. You cannot use Personal Profiles it must be a Facebook Page. If your page ID looks […]

Free and Premium Options

Below are the Free and Premium version shortcode options. Our shortcode generator in the plugin has a description for all the options and will automatically output the shortcode options you need and compile the shortcode. But, we’ll just leave this here anyway if you would like to browse the features available 🙂 1. Facebook Feed Shortcode […]

How to get your Facebook photo gallery ID, hashtag etc

Facebook Single Photo Gallery ID To get the gallery ID simply go to your albums on facebook. Then click on your favorite album. Next you will need to copy the numbers in the url like this.     Facebook Album Covers ID To use our facebook album covers feed simply enter your page name and […]

Feed Them Social Support

For help, questions, or support for Feed Them Social please visit the Support Forum. We will respond as quickly as possible! Please give us 24 to 48 hours to respond to all tickets and emails being that we may be experiencing high volumes of support requests and questions. Thanks in advance for your patience and understanding!