Display number of Facebook fans in full text

Display number of Facebook fans in full text

Display number of Facebook fans in full text

If you have a Facebook page for your website or blog, you might want to display how many fans you have. This snippet will help you to get your Facebook fan count, in full text. Don’t forget to add your page ID on line 2. Your page ID can be found at the address http://facebook.com/yourpagename/info.

<?php
 $page_id = "302807633129400";
 $xml = @simplexml_load_file("http://api.facebook.com/restserver.php?method=facebook.fql.query&query=SELECT%20fan_count%20FROM%20page%20WHERE%20page_id=".$page_id."") or die ("a lot");
 $fans = $xml->page->fan_count;
 echo $fans;
?>