Facebook's Like Box plugin to retire on June 23

Facebook announces discontinuation of Like Box plugin effective June 23, releases a all new Like page plugin for websites

With the release of Graph API, Facebook quietly announced on their website that the Like Box plugin for pages is discontinued and will stop working on June 23rd 2015. In a post on its page for developers, the social networking giant advised that they start using the new Page Plugin instead.

The Like Box is a variant of the embeddable Like Button that allows you to Like a page from other sites. The embed would also show off some of the other people who liked a given Page.

Facebook suggests you to instead use the newer Page Plugin, which functions similarly, but looks a little cleaner visually and is able to pull in content feeds from your Facebook Page if you want.

Facebook announces discontinuation of Like Box plugin effective June 23, releases a all new Like page plugin for websites

If you want to add the new page plugin, you can visit the FB plugin page here. Users will have to remove the old code to enable the newer plug-in and add in the Graph API.

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