Aug 12

I am responsible for the local scuba dive club, Ikornnes Dykkerklubb, back home in Sykkylven. To make it easier for club members and others to follow what is going on at the website I decided to integrate it with Facebook.

First I created a page for Ikornnes Dykkerklubb at Facebook and registered a developer account to my personal profile so I could add a application to connect with the fan box also added to the web page. Now I wanted to have information about new posts at the website published to the Facebook page and I also wanted comments on posts at the webpage to be published.

My first approach was to use Facebook Connect API and add the logic to the website. I have never used the Connect API before and I am not usually coding in php (the website is running WordPress) so I decided to try to find an easier way to achieve this. I also installed some WordPress plugins, some of these plugins did the job but I was not 100% satisfied.

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