Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, all these are the major social platform for us to use daily. In this section, you will learn how to connect your EasyDiscuss with these social sites.

Basic Facebook Application Setup

In order to link most of your posts, Facebook requires you create an application. In this guide, we'll guide you through Basic Facebook Application Setup. Please take note that you're only allowed to create an application using your own profile account. Other Facebook account type are not permissible to create application on Facebook. We have compile several steps in this section:

  1. Login to Facebook
  2. Create New Facebook App
  3. Basic Setup
  4. Choose a Name
  5. Furnishing the App Details
  6. Product Setup
  7. Disable Development Mode
  8. Autoposting

Step 1 - Login to Facebook

Before creating an application, login in to your Facebook account.

Login to Facebook

Step 2 - Create New Facebook App

Choose Apps in the header navigation and select Add a New App or use the button below.

Create new Facebook App

Step 3 - Basic Setup

Click on basic setup link at the bottom of the popup.

Facebook Platform

Please ignore the platform selection on this step. If your app is on multiple platforms, you'll be able to add them to your Facebook app later.

Step 4 - Choose a Name

Choose a name for your app. You'll need to enter Display Name, Namespace, Contact Email and choose a Category for your app. If you're creating a test version of an existing Facebook app, select the app you're testing.

Facebook App Name

Step 5 - Furnishing the App Details

From the dashboard, click on Settings menu and then select Basic settings which is located on the left sidebar menu. Then, you'll be arrived in the Basic setting page. Please check the available settings, and you should fill in the Namespace, App Domains and Contact Email if it is empty.

Facebook Basic Setting

If the platform is not added yet, you will need to click on Add Platform to add it.

Facebook Platform

Select Website platform and then enter the Site URL.

Facebook Platform

Step 6 - Product Setup

You will need to add Facebook Login for this app. Click on Get Started button to continue.

Facebook Product Setup

Under Client OAuth Settings section, you will need to add Valid OAuth rediret URIs for your app and under Deauthorize section, you will need to add Deauthorize Callback URL as well.

Facebook Details

Step 7 - Disable Development Mode

The new Facebook apps exists in development mode by default. This limits published actions and related objects such as friends tagging to Facebook Timelines owned by a developer of the application.

Once your application is ready for public use, you can switch from development mode to public mode to allow your app to interact with Facebook accounts not associated with your app.

Facebook Details

Step 8 - Autoposting

The final step is to copy the App ID and App Secret keys; located at your App dashboard, and paste it on EasyDiscuss Facebook Autoposting section.

Facebook Dashboard

Facebook Autoposting