I am working on a Drupal 8 site. I added fblikebutton to my articles to enable users to like content.

Is it possible to get the number of likes for each article as field? I am using the Views module to show the latest 3 articles, as in the following screenshot.

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Probably setting the layout to button_count will do all the magic ;) This should be available in settings, or can be changed in MYTHEME_preprocess_fblikebutton.

Or use modules which provide this functionality, like:

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  • thank you for the answer , about the 2 modules you suggested are not available for D8 , but for your first recommandation can you please drop some tutorial links? – Meher Jebali Apr 19 '16 at 8:38
  • sorry - i missed the 8 - and added two with a D8 version. in the code of all these modules you find the API calls. for using the existing module have a look at fblikebutton.html.twig and it's preprocess function. – rémy Apr 19 '16 at 8:57

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