Facebook Custom Fan Gate for WordPress is a plugin that adds an overlay pop up over the home page and the posts of your WordPress blog. The user has to like a specified url to close the layer or click the close button. It’s also called “like gate”.
This plugin speed up building your fan base. Having a big number of fans means that you can post content to your walls and increase traffic to your site.
It differs from other similar plugins because:
you can use a custom image to completely personalize the pop up style (no borders, no fixed dimensions, no titles!).
this is the only plugin that comes with stats and historical data and makes a simple chart with the numbers of likes gained
you can put the shortcode in some pages to open the fan gate only on some pages!
Here are all the features described in this documentation:
it comes with ready to use presets to go live now!
you can use a specified image as pop up
you can decide if add fan gate to all site or manually to only some pages
you can decide where to place the facebook like and the close button with drag and drop
choose between different facebook button style (standard, button, button count, box count)
optionally shows faces of already fans
optionally removes close button (like becomes mandatory)
optionally avoid pop up on mobiles (annoying!)
you can customize close button colors
it adds a cookie when a user likes, to remember it
it adds a cooike when a user close the pup up and it shows the pop up back after a week/month/monthes
if you use facebook connect on your blog, it can check if user has already liked your page
it shows likes gained per day and other stats
it hows likes over a period
it shows cumulative likes line chart
it shows daily likes line chart
Charts and stats
v.1 first release, 2/1/2014
v.1.1. bug fixes, 2/8/2014
v.1.2. fixed jquery bug and added delay
v.1.21. fixed problem on UTC time
v.1.22 fixed X close button problem 06/19/2014
v.1.23 support for Facebook API v.2.0
v.1.25 better load javscript to handle problems with some users 04/27/2015
v.1.26 Last update: fix bug can’t close pop up, fix count remove like and add again 02/09/2015
v.1.27 dynamic loading FB script, better CSS 09/14/2015
v.1.28 solved a problem with not rendering buttons and close button 09/22/2015
v.1.30 minor bugs, shortcode to manually open the fan gate only on some pages 09/24/2015
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