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The above are all true.. the only other I'd add is that you should not be disabling mootools. You're site has it included though, but wanted to point that out if anyone else reads this thread.

In this case though, I think "Krossi" is the winner.  The JFBConnect - Namespace plugin does not appear to be enabled, which is very important.

Currently, there isn't, but we'd love your input on how to do this as we're investigating it.  If we updated the users info from Facebook automatically, we think that would be problematic because some users would want different 'interests' or other information on a site-by-site basis.  Do you have any suggestions on how best to do this without annoying some people who wouldn't want it to be automatic?  Obviously, we could make it an option in the back end, "Always update profile information on login", or something like that.

Would that work?  Are there any 'odd' cases-- you'd want field 'a' to update, but not field 'b', etc?

Thanks for letting us know the differences!  We'll definitely do some testing with them to see if we can get the errors to arise and then try to narrow down the cause.

As for redirecting, it appears this still isn't set up.
I'm assuming you updated the .htaccess file with the commands in the other thread, correct?
If that isn't working, are you using an Apache web-server?  .htaccess is only recognized by Apache, not Microsoft IIS (as far as I know)
Can you paste your .htaccess file here?  We can have a look-see and see if anything seems out of the ordinary.

Jun-27-09 16:55:20
Topic: Gmail

I'm assuming your talking about the "_LOGIN_TITLE" box to the left of the register form?  I can't say I know where that's coming from, but it's the Community Builder login module (or looks exactly like it).  Try listing your modules in the backend and disabling that one if you can find it.  Otherwise, it's possible that's part of your template or something.. try a different one to see if it goes away and that should help narrow down the issue.

Finally, for GMail, we don't interfere with the standard login process, so if you leave the gmail authentication plugin active, it should still work through our login module.  Let us know if you find something different.

If you know html, you should be able to edit the tmpl file and change it how you want.

The template for the login module is located at:

There's some comments to say which section is the login portion and which is the logout.  There's basically just some divs that you can rearrange however you want.

Have you followed the setup guide?  What happens when you connect?  Are mappings being created in the User Map tab?
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Can you please go to "Global Configuration" and set Error Reporting to "Maximum"?  That will let us know what the errors your seeing are and then we can help you further.

Moving this post to the Author's support forum.

Do you know what the error was?  If the page was just a blank white screen, go into your global configuration and set Error Reporting to "Maximum".  Then load the page and report the error here.  It should be pretty simple to find a solution for you.  Feel free to disable the JFBCInvite module once you get the error message so it doesn't hamper the rest of your site.

Glad to hear it's going better, and hope we helped out.  I know we weren't super responsive at times, and we do apologize.  This is tough work and it's not our only software we develop and support.  We actually have another developer coming on board in a week, and we can't wait!

Either way, if you run into any more issues, definitely let us know!

If you can report your logout errors or post your website so we can check, that'd be helpful.  Facebook updated their JS API over the weekend, and it caused logout errors for everyone that uses FB Connect, not just JFBConnect.
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We'll definitely investigate the 'no password' issue.  Do you have JomSocial or Community Builder integration enabled?

Frankly, it shouldn't.  If mootools isn't being included, I don't know how it's working.  However, Firefox and IE have their own Javascript engines, and the call we're making to mootools is very generic and very common, so it's possible that Firefox actually has some built-in support for it.  I don't know if this is true, but it's a possibility.

Either way, glad to hear it's working.

Can you send me a link to your page?  The main thing that a template can do to prevent JFBConnect operations is to disable the inclusion of mootools.  We require this.  The other thing is if there is poor javascript coding or open html tags which can cause Facebooks post-parsing of your page to fail.  Hopefully, this isn't the case, but it's something to look for.

If you find a cause, definitely let us know.  We're putting together an FAQ on our JFBConnect.com site that we'd like to include common pitfalls on.

Unfortunately, they limit what you can and cannot do in their forms.  I'm not sure if you've tried standard html tags in the Invite Content.  It probably won't work, but is worth a try.

As for the options they allow, a more full list can be found below.  We think we've exposed most of their options in an easy to use manner, but if you see something you'd like, let us know!
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They pushed a new release of their JS yesterday which appears to have issues current/sad

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Logging into your site, I'm able to see the invite module.  When logging out, I'm getting the Javascript error "se is not defined" which has a bug-tracker in Facebook for it.  You can see it below, and Facebook states its their issue (nothing we can do about it).

I'm not experiencing the other issues you've stated.  When I log into Facebook and return to your site, clicking the blue "Facebook" button just logs me in immediately and brings me to the invite module.  This is using Firefox.  Is there any specific issues that may be causing this with your configuration?  Have you tried with different Facebook users?

Feel free to PM us a site admin account.  We can look to ensure that everything is configured correctly, but again, are unfortunately unable to reproduce the issues your stating.

FB Bug Tracker for the "se is not defined":
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Your issue is actually separate than the others in this post.  There is an issue with the JFBCLogin module where it can't be displayed 2 times on the same page.  To fix your issue, do one of the following:
1) Don't show more than once (obviously not optimal, do the next one)
2) Update the following line in /modules/mod_jfbclogin/mod_jfbclogin.php
Line 6, change "require" to "require_once":


We've added this to the module and will be posting an updated version shortly.

The last page you sent is actually Facebook's demo page of Facebook Connect functions.  We didn't do that page (though we'd love it if they used our component).  If it's running slow, and especially if that page is affected too, that would mean there's something going on at Facebook HQ.

We're not seeing the issue on our demo sites or other ones we know of that use JFBConnect, but if you continue to feel it's JFBConnect, we can investigate further.

Would love to hear more information about this.  It's not a common issue, obviously, and certainly shouldn't be happening.  Do you have a page you can point us to to look at?  Did you make any mods to the component or its modules/plugins?  Any other information you can provide would be great.

The only times we've heard of this happening, we've provided the following suggestion: Create a new Facebook application, leave most settings at their default, grab the API/Secret key and try logging in then.  There seems to be some setting within the Facebook application that can cause this to happen.  No one has ever responded back by comparing their 'old' FB app settings with the 'new' default settings.  If this works for you, and you want to use your old application, please let us know if you find the 'bad' setting.  We'd love to get more information on it to either work-around it or call it out to not use it in the future.

For instructions on the minimum app settings required, use this link:
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I don't see the module published on a page you provided.  Can you give more information as to what's happening?

We don't support this ability yet, but this thread is making us investigate it more thoroughly.  It would take some work, so it'd be great if you could list out some usage cases that you'd like to see.

- Join from a specific Facebook network only?  We'd have to investigate if this is possible, but think it is
- Join but be 'unapproved' until an admin approves you?
- Other?

Again, there is no timeline we can provide for getting this up (or even a guarantee that we'll do it), but would like to narrow down the idea to come up with an integration path.

There is a user manual for setting up JFBConnect now.

I don't think the manual will help you for where you're at right now, but we're working on FAQ's and other support topics to help alleviate these issues.  If you find anything, or we help you come to a solution, we'll definitely include it there.

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You mention that you have 3rd party extensions installed, can you provide more information about them?  Do you have Community Builder set up to require authentication?  We override this, normally, when a new user is generated through JFBConnect, but obviously something is going wrong.

As for putting the invite module (or any module) into your user's profile page, you can use the following code.  Hopefully this helps overcome the issue.  We have some mods to the javascript which we'll be getting out very shortly which may help the issue, but it seems that some people's sites operate differently, so it's not guaranteed it'd work for you.  Hopefully, the below will do exactly what your looking for:

Lets say we're going to call our new module-position "jomsocialinvite".  First, create a new module in the backend and assign it to this position (just type "jomsocialinvite" into the Position field).  Then, add this code to your template file wherever you'd want the Invite module to appear.  A possible file to add this to would be 'profile.header.php':


$module_position = "jomsocialinvite";
$attribs = array("style" => "rounded");
$subModules = &JModuleHelper::getModules($module_position);
foreach($subModules as $subModule)
  JModuleHelper::renderModule($subModule, $attribs);
  print $subModule->content;

You could then place as many standard Joomla modules in your profile as you want.

We're working on a fix.  We'd love it if you could answer our questions below to help us know that we're on the right track.  If you log in, then refresh, does the automatic resizing work for you?  If so, then that means there's just an issue with the 'first' time the module is shown.  We don't want to release a fix to find out we've fixed the wrong problem.

Also, as described above, there's no way to pop the submit window out of the invite module.  This is an iFrame, which means Facebook has full control of the looks.

Please let us know about the above on your site, and we'll have a release out as soon as we determine a solution.  This is working around Facebook's implementation, which we're not terribly happy with either.

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