Facebook Feed Web Part

Vahe Voskanian -

This short video walks through the steps required to configure the Facebook Feed web part: *(To obtain Facebook Developer Account App ID & App secret, follow documentation below this video as Facebook often changes the way this information is accessed. Info on video may no longer be relevant for this part). 

Configuring the Facebook Feed web part (video)

 

Obtaining Facebook App ID & App Secret

  1. Navigate to https://developers.facebook.com/

  2. At the top right hand corner of the developers page, you should see a "My Apps" drop down menu. if it reads "Configure", then you must configure your FB page by clicking "Configure" and then providing the necessary credentials (email, phone #, and verification code).
  3. Open drop down at My Apps and select (Your FB ID) first app. On the following screen, open drop down for Settings and select 'Basic'.



  4. Your App ID and App Secret should now be visible. Copy ID and App Secret (click on show secret if not visible). Continue with video Facebook Web part set up.

 

 

Requirements and Activation

Please make sure the following URLs are accessible on your SharePoint WFE and App servers. These are service URLs that power the Facebook Feed web part functionality. If these are not accessible, then the Facebook Feed web part will not work.

http://www.facebook.com/feeds/
http://graph.facebook.com/

To activate the Facebook Feed web part on your site collection (this has most likely already been done) navigate to Site settings > Site collection features and choose to Activate the "Emgage | Facebook Feed Web Part." 

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