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JS: Grid Format in Tabs

For those experiencing trouble with the Grid type format not showing up in your tab type widget this post is for you. Some themes and plugins have tabs that do not allow some javascript type functions to fire properly. Using the js below should help correct that issue. You will need to place this custom…

Facebook Page missing in the list of page tokens

If you have clicked the button on the Facebook Options page of our plugin and it’s not returning the Facebook Page you need an Access Token for then this post is for you. Usually we see this happen if you have previously clicked the button to get an access token and approved our SlickRemix app…

CSS: Facebook Photos: Show info without hover

You have to hover over each photo to see the info about each photo for the Facebook Photos and Facebook Album Covers. If you use this custom CSS you can make the information visible right away. This is also useful on mobile devices and for those who would just rather see the info right away.…

CSS: Instagram header: Alignment & Text Color

In this post we are going to show you how you can modify the Instagram header slightly with a few custom CSS additions. This CSS can also be useful on darker backgrounds. Take a look at the example photos and custom CSS below. This is how the header looks with no added Custom CSS. Add…

JS: Instagram Feed in Tabs

For those experiencing trouble with the Instagram photos not showing up in your tab type widget this post is for you. Some themes and plugins have tabs that do not allow some javascript type functions to fire properly. Using the js below should help correct that issue. You will need to place this custom js…

Updating Extensions

If you aren’t getting notifications or are having troubles updating your SlickRemix extensions please go to your My Account page and download the latest versions by clicking on the “Downloads” tab in the left sidebar of the page. After you have download the ZIP’s please go to your WordPress install’s Dashboard then to the “Plugins”…

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 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 by choosing the option in your wordpress left hand sidebar. You should see the menu options above and below the Media menu item called…

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 on the Feed Them menu tab. Now click on Settings, then…

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

In order for you to get the Twitter feed working 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, if necessary. Enter your desired Application Name, Description and your website address making sure to enter the full address…

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 who is not using our plugin the info below is still useful. If you are getting an error…

How to create a Pinterest Access Token

Updated 7/5/2018: It appears at this time Pinterest has pulled the option to create a token on there website. In order for you to get an Access Token now you will need to be the owner or have the owner of the Pinterest feed you want to show, click the button on the Pinterest Options…

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…

Link Instagram Account to Facebook

If you haven’t heard yet, Instagram is shutting down their Legacy API. In a nutshell, Instagram’s API is being absorbed into Facebook’s System. They will now called the Instagram Graph API and Instagram Basic Display API. Similar to how Facebook named it’s API – Facebook Graph API. So what are the changes you may be…

Custom CSS Option

With this option you can add you own CSS to change the look of any of your feeds. You can find this option under the Settings > Global Options tab.  

Create Facebook App ID Token

NOTE: As of mid April 2018 Facebook has changed its policy on privacy and because of this change Facebook Group endpoints have been retired from the API. We are hopeful that at some point we’re able to retrieve them again but for the time being this is where things stand. Thanks so much for all…

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 or Settings tab. Now Click…

System Info Page

How to get the Report Click on the Feed Them menu tab. Now click on the System Info menu link. Now click the box and copy the report. You will need to paste this information along with your support question.  

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. Instagram 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…