Facebook Development 101

Integration Types

As a developer you can integrate with Facebook using FaceSharp in a number of ways:

Graph API

Exploring the Graph API has never been easier with the following tools:

Fan Pages

  • Visit the Ads and Pages App to create a new page.
  • You can set a User Name (i.e. http://www.facebook.com/<<username>> for the page after you reach 25 fans
  • To add a tab to fan page use the following URL:
    • https://www.facebook.com/dialog/pagetab?appid=YOURAPPID&display=popup&next=YOURURL
    • more details here

Test Accounts

Facebook provides an API for setting up test accounts, these accounts can be shared across applications. A maximum of 100 test users can be created per application.

Social Plugins

Like Button
View our Presentation on like button functionality, please note that after implementing OG meta tags from the Open Graph Protocol on your site you will need to run urls through the Facebook URL Linter in order to force Facebook to index the pages.

Integration with Google Analytics



FAQ:
  • How to I implement a Like Block on a Page Tab
  • Can the Like Button be placed on a Page Tab

Last edited Feb 7, 2013 at 6:25 PM by simnova, version 11

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