Facebook Addon Tutorial

It is interesting, how quickly Facebook has become the second largest referral source for online videos. In fact, according to several studies, by the end of 2015, around 500 millions of videos are watched and everyday on Facebook (Source).

Since the implementation of the auto-play feature in the Facebook News Feed, interaction with video content has changed and everyone knows it.Viewers also love to share videos – 92 percent of mobile video viewers share videos with others!

Why not take advantage of the 2 figures growth of Facebook videos. You could easily import videos just like you did with built-in video services. This addon will allow you to have a new source service, and you can import all FB videos posted on any public page.
Get WPVR – Facebook Video Service, and start to import thousands and thousands of videos from Facebook, straight to your WordPress website. Drain a part of the tremendous Facebook Videos traffic and earn more money !

This tutorial will detail the content of this addon and show you how to use Facebook Video Service.

If you need help to install this WPVR addon, here is a tutorial for that.

1. After uploading and activating the FBVS addonhead to WPVR Addons > +Facebook VS.
Enable the addon by toggle option from OFF to ON. 

2. Then, you need to grant access to the addon to Facebook. To do so, click on GET YOUR TOKEN button on the Facebook API Access Token option.

3. A new window will pop up, asking you to enter your Facebook credentials.

4. Once the access is granted, you’ll get a 60 days valid token. Now click on save options and you’re done 🙂 !

Now, Facebook video service has been added to all sources and videos screens. You are now able to handle Facebook sources and videos as any Youtube or Vimeo ones.

You can click on the IMPORT SAMPLE SOURCES button to automatically create the Facebook demo sources, or you can definitely start by creating your own sources.

Let’s see how you can create your very first Facebook test source.

1/ Head to Sources > New Source, you’ll notice a new video service added on the Source Information meta-box.

2/ Click Facebook and pick the pages source type. More types will be developed in the future.

3/ You need to enter the page ID you want to pull videos from. You have a Helper to easily retreive the page ID. Enter some page name and click on GET PAGE ID.

4/ Once you saved your source, you can now test it out, to see what videos are being retreived.

As you usually do for Youtube videos, you can choose which videos from the results you want to add. Then click ‘Add Items’ button.
If you want to make some changes to your source, click the ‘Edit Source’ button.
You can now test your new source, or run it or even schedule it to be run each hour or once a day, exactely as you did with other video services sources.

You can also add a single video manually. For that head to Videos > Add New.

Start by choosing the Facebook video service, then enter the video id as defined on the pattern example.
Then you just have to toggle what data should be imported and hit the import video green button.

Your Facebook imported videos are rendered eaxactely as any other service videos.

Other premium addons integreate seamlessly with this Facebook addon, like Video Station, Comments Importer, Download Videos, FrontEnd Submission, and others ….

If you need any help using WP Video Robot, don’t hesitate to create a new support ticket on the support forum.

Happy Video Importing!
The Team at WP Video Robot