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Support for recovery of Facebook likes in JetPack sharing

Today, the Really Simple Social likes recovery plugin has added support for the recovery of Facebook likes with the JetPack sharing tool.

If you are using JetPack with it’s in built sharing tool and you have lost your Facebook likes because you have switched your domain to https, you can now recover the likes by installing Really Simple Social.

Why is this necessary?

When you switch your site to https / SSL, you are actually changing your domain, as far as Facebook is concerned. So because likes are linked to your domain, they’re zero on your new domain.

The Really Simple Social plugin uses a filter in the mixed content fixer from Really Simple SSL to replace the url Facebook uses back to http://. This way you can regain your likes.

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