We are proud to announce the launch of Facebook Connect integration on the Webs platform!
You can now harness the power of the world’s most popular social network to enhance your sites’ community interaction, bolster site traffic and drive brand awareness.
How does it work?
The new Facebook Connect feature allows for a smooth, seamless integration of Facebook directly with your Members App.
When enabled, your site visitors can join your site with their Facebook accounts, bypassing the need to remember a new password. Existing members can also login with Facebook and link their current member profile with their Facebook accounts. Members who login with Facebook Members can then use their Facebook identity to interact with your site and can even choose to post back comments and status updates to their Facebook news feed –promoting their content (and yours) to a massive community on Facebook!
How to enable Facebook Connect on Your Site?
Activating Facebook Connect is easy.
- Visit the “Settings” page of your Members App
- Click the checkbox (towards the bottom of the page) to enable Facebook Connect.
- Click the “Generate” link to create your Facebook app
- Visit the Facebook Developer page and copy your “Application Secret”
Hint: When copy/pasting your Application Secret, make sure you don’t confuse it with the API Key. In order to properly setup Facebook Connect, you need to use the Application Secret.
- Click Submit and you’re done!
Facebook is becoming increasingly central to the way people community and share content on the web. Its now quite clear that Facebook has become an important strategy to grow a website’s popularity and traffic. Today, we’ve announce Facebook Connect, a great way to use the power of Facebook to grow and enhance your site, letting members join and share your content with Facebook. As Facebook continues to expand its external features, we will also continue to update our functionality so you can fully utilize this incredible platform.
Until next time,
Happy Site Building!