Guides on creating the applications for each of the social networks we support. Applications are generally used for authentication features, but each social network has additional features that having an application will help with (Open Graph Actions, meta tags, social sharing, etc)
JFBConnect offers multiple methods for letting users register on your Joomla site with different social network providers. Options include an automatic process where the user's account is automatically created or a mini-registration mode where the user can select a username, password or other optional profile data to use on your site.
Open Graph is the term used by Facebook (and some other social networks) as the meta data used to describe your pages. This includes title, description and image for the page, but can also go much deeper to include ingredients for a recipe or authors of a book.
Open Graph Actions are a feature sepcific to Facebook which lets you create 'actions' that a user can take on your site which will be posted back to their Facebook Activity Log. From there, the actions may show up in their Timeline, news ticker, or friend's news feed.
JFBConnect provides multiple ways to let your users push content back to social networks with Facebook Likes and Comments, G+1, Pinterest sharing and other features. Additional social features let you integrate content from your social networks into your site, like Facebook Page streams.
Showing your site (or parts of it) in Facebook can be a huge boon to getting more traffic and more users. By using the Facebook Tab and Canvas integration features of JFBConnect or higher, you're letting your users see your site through Facebook's "walled garden", which adds a layer of trust and also adds enhanced social integration options for better engaging with your users. The below guide takes you through the steps of setting up a Facebook Page Tab and Canvas views for your site and Facebook Application.