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We've just released JFBConnect version 3.2. There are now settings in the Configuration "Status/Wall" tab to set a default image and URL for wall messages for new and returning users.  Coincidentally, we also added new OpenGraph settings under the Social configuration area. If you leave the new Status/Wall fields blank, the message will still be posted, but Facebook should try to determine the best values for these using these Open Graph settings.

Mar-28-11 11:14:29
Joomla compatability of SetMetadata

I just wanted to write a quick response. We're working on a new release of JFBConnect right now. After that, we're planning on updating our extensions as needed for Joomla 1.6. It may take a little while to get them all done, but the process will be started soon.

Mar-08-11 07:36:18
Won't install nor de-install

Ir looks like you already had a previous version of the plugin installed and either it did not uninstall or upgrade properly or you tried to delete the previous plugin files but did not remove the entry from the database. You will have to manually clean up the files on your server and database before installing again.

You can try to uninstall via the backend Install/Uninstall menu, but this won't work at this point.

To manually remove the plugin:
1. Delete the following files -  plugins/forcepasswordchange directory, plugins/forcepasswordchange.php, plugins/forcepasswordchange.xml and administrator/language/en-GB/en-GB.plg_system_forcepasswordchange.ini
2. In the database delete the entry in the jos_plugins table, there should be an entry with name 'System - Force Password Change'. Here's the SQL query I ran to do it:

Code:

DELETE from jos_plugins where element='forcepasswordchange' and folder='system';

Let me know if you still need help after trying these steps.

Feb-26-11 21:33:14
Need to modify the message after logging in.

I was actually already working on improving the greeting for the JFBCLogin module to be more similar to the core Login module, when Alex told me about this post.

The line of code to override (for mod_jfbclogin/tmpl/default.php) should now be:

Code:

echo JText::sprintf('WELCOME', $user->get('name'));

The language file (for en.GB_mod_jfbclogin.ini) will now be something like this:

Code:

WELCOME=Welcome %s,

For the greeting, the 3.2 release will update the greeting portion to 1) have an option to use username/name 2) show/hide the greeting and 3) make the login message more configurable like the core language file.

If you hadn't already figured it out, hope those snippets make it easier.

Feb-21-11 09:04:10
JFBCLike plugin not working

The tag you are using is incomplete. You need to say hideLikeButton=1. You have that value blank. When I changed the second tag to the following, it worked for me:

{JFBCLike buttonStyle=standard showFaces=1 width=450 verbToDisplay=like font=arial colorScheme=light url=http://www.nich.co.il/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1}{JFBCComments xid=content_1 width=550 numposts=10 hideLikeButton=1}

After investigating, it seems that Facebook does not have a way to specify URL or unique ID for the Like portion of the Comment Box. Also, by how they've designed it, it seems to operate separately from the comment portion, so there is no way to control the Like.

I put out a new release of the JFBComments module that allow you to hide the Like button in the Comments module. As a workaround, you can hide it and then also use the Like button or Fan box modules to add the Like functionality into your page with control for the URL. Just to note, with this new release the JFBCSocial module will need to be published for the Comments module to work.

If Facebook changes the functionality to allow what you're looking for, we'll update our modules, but until then, this is the only solution we've found.

I just wanted to point out to you that this issue should be fixed in the latest release of the JFBCSocial plugin that we released on Monday this week.

Nov-18-10 11:29:53
JFBCLike plugin not working

We also released a new JFBCContent plugin yesterday for adding Comments and Like functionality to your site's articles. In addition, we've released a new version of the JFBCSocial plugin as well, which is required for the content plugin to function. This version allows for adding the content to all articles; we're planning on allowing users to specify certain categories and sections in the future.

Nov-18-10 11:25:37
Topic: Error
Error on overview page, 3.0 verion

We released a new JFBCContent plugin yesterday for adding Comments and Like functionality to your site's articles. In addition, we've released a new version of the JFBCSocial plugin as well, which is required for the content plugin to function. This version of JFBCContent adds them to all articles, not specific sections and categories. We wanted to get something out sooner than later, so we'll be adding sections/categories to the next release.

Please download these and let us know if you have any suggestions for improvement going forward. Thanks!

We released a new JFBCContent plugin yesterday for adding Comments and Like functionality to your site's articles. In addition, we've released a new version of the JFBCSocial plugin as well, which is required for the content plugin to function. This version of JFBCContent adds them to all articles, not specific sections and categories. We wanted to get something out sooner than later, so we'll be adding sections/categories to the next release.

Please download these and let us know if you have any suggestions for improvement going forward. Thanks!

Nov-18-10 11:19:02
Commenst oper Joomla article, not for the whole site

We released a new JFBCContent plugin yesterday for adding Comments and Like functionality to your site's articles. In addition, we've released a new version of the JFBCSocial plugin as well, which is required for the content plugin to function. Again, we're sorry for the delay.  Please download these and let us know if you have any suggestions for improvement going forward. Thanks!

Nov-18-10 11:10:21
plugin for comments

We released a new JFBCContent plugin yesterday for adding Comments and Like functionality to your site's articles. In addition, we've released a new version of the JFBCSocial plugin as well, which is required for the content plugin to function. Again, we're sorry for the delay.  Please download these and let us know if you have any suggestions for improvement going forward. Thanks!

We released a new JFBCContent plugin yesterday for adding Comments and Like functionality to your site's articles. In addition, we've released a new version of the JFBCSocial plugin as well, which is required for the content plugin to function. Again, we're sorry for the delay.  Please download these and let us know if you have any suggestions for improvement going forward. Thanks!

Oct-28-10 12:39:03
Thumbnail and description wrong when I 'Link' to website from Facebook

It seems that the link generated is an edit link to your article, which is very strange. If you're comfortable, can you PM us super-admin access to your site temporarily, so that we can look into it more?

Oct-28-10 11:25:06
Thumbnail and description wrong when I 'Link' to website from Facebook

A new version of the JFBCSocial plugin is available for download now.  It should fix the following issues:

1) We were not using the query string for non-SEF URL's for JFBCLike, so the URL was incorrectly always the base URL.
2) Also when using non-SEF URL's, we were incorrectly splitting up the passed in URL value for JFBCLike and the LinkToShare value for JFBCShare.

Please let us know if you continue to have any other problems with the URLs.

Oct-14-10 16:37:56
JFBCLike plugin not working

I've made the fix for the JFBCSocial plugin and a 3.0.2 version is now available for download. Let us know if you continue to have the same problems after updating to the new version.

From everything that I've read while investigating this issue, the ability to be able to post comments anonymously was a Facebook Application setting. I say 'was' because the option is no longer available in the Facebook settings. It used to reside under the Settings > Widget tab.  We don't see a difference between their code and ours for the comment module, so maybe it's possible that the demo page you mentioned above had the comments set up for anonymous comments when the option was available. Here's a long thread on the facebook developers forum regarding the comment boxes and it seems that a lot of people have the same issue - http://forum.developers.facebook.net/vi … 9&p=1. We'll keep investigating, but don't have a solution yet.

Sep-24-10 12:49:08
When using JFBConnect Login and JFBCShare together, only one works.

I forgot to mention - we also installed a new plugin "JFBCSystem" that fixes these types of issues which only occur on a small number of sites. We're planning on putting it out in a future release, so you have a test version on your site.

Sep-24-10 12:46:04
When using JFBConnect Login and JFBCShare together, only one works.

Changing the order in the Plugin Manager for the JFBCSocial plugin seemed to fix this. However, we're not really sure why this worked, so we'll have to investigate this further. Let us know if you have any more issues with it in the meantime.

-Melissa

Sep-23-10 12:20:08
When I log in via Facebook I get a blank page.

Thanks for checking out the Kunena fix for us! Also, I've added an item to our task list to investigate K2 integration.

The new 3.0.0 release has fixes for login redirection.  The login redirection parameters were removed from the JFBCLogin module and new settings were added in the Component > User Configuration section for new user and returning user redirection. Let us know if you continue to have problems with this issue after you upgrade.

Sep-07-10 13:04:58
Cannot get v.3RC to work at all. Had 2.6 but removed completely.

In the new 3.0.0 release, we've re-added the JSON libraries into our Facebook libraries if one is not detected. Please let us know if you continue to have this error after you upgrade.

Sep-07-10 12:58:52
user mapping problem

We've added the new automatic user mapping in the latest 3.0.0 release. There is a new parameter "Automatically Link Facebook Users by Email" in the component User Configuration section.

If the value is Yes: If a user logs in via Facebook for the first time, and their email address is already in use by a Joomla user, map the Facebook user to that account automatically.  If the value is No: The "User Creation" setting will apply. The user will be asked to associate their Facebook account to a Joomla account, or one will be created automatically for them.  Note: If set to "No", and their Facebook email address is already in use on the site, they may receive an error. Joomla does not allow using the same email address for 2 separate users.

Sep-07-10 12:55:01
Which one do I install?

We think we've fixed the issue in the new 3.0.0 release - the exception wasn't being caught properly when no app ID/API Keys are set up. If you still see the error, please let us know.

As Alex mentioned, the Like module doesn't use the App ID. In 3.0RC2 and earlier, it was always using the current URL to like. In the new 3.0.0 release, we've added a new module parameter (URL to like). This way, any place on your site with this module can like the same page.  If this value is blank, then the current URL will be used.

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