Solved

how to develop using XFBML ?

Posted on 2011-03-22
3
297 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
HI

With some investigation of how to use "like button" of facebook in my website, I have found that I could use XFBML language and its SDK, finally there is an option to register my application in order to have an ID, so do I need to pay for an APP ID ?
0
Comment
Question by:dimensionav
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
Swafnil earned 500 total points
ID: 35206156
The application API key is used to have a trusted connection from the website using the API to the Facebook server; it is a common technique to use such keys to prevent unauthorized applications from access i.e. Google uses it in their Google Maps API and in Google Analytics.

Register your application here:
http://developers.facebook.com/setup/

A nice tutorial can be found here:
http://www.dreamincode.net/forums/topic/153919-facebook-php-api-and-xfbml-on-iframe/

... and the FB developer pages should also be worth reading:
http://developers.facebook.com/docs/
https://github.com/facebook/php-sdk/

Good luck!
0
 

Author Comment

by:dimensionav
ID: 35215419
During registration I got a message that says that I have to verify my account giving my mobile phone or my credit card, is this because is going to be charged?... I have to mention that there isn´t my country in the list (for a mobile device verification).
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:Swafnil
ID: 35215556
Registering an application is free, the credit card or phone number is merely used to verify you're a real human person and it's most likely a back insurance in case your application causes problems on Facebook, i.e. through spying on personal data.

I also found the following blog article about the new developer registration process on the Dev blog:

http://developers.facebook.com/blog/post/386
0

Featured Post

Announcing the Most Valuable Experts of 2016

MVEs are more concerned with the satisfaction of those they help than with the considerable points they can earn. They are the types of people you feel privileged to call colleagues. Join us in honoring this amazing group of Experts.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Part of the Global Positioning System A geocode (https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/geocoding/) is the major subset of a GPS coordinate (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_Positioning_System), the other parts being the altitude and t…
Password hashing is better than message digests or encryption, and you should be using it instead of message digests or encryption.  Find out why and how in this article, which supplements the original article on PHP Client Registration, Login, Logo…
The viewer will learn how to dynamically set the form action using jQuery.
The viewer will learn how to create a basic form using some HTML5 and PHP for later processing. Set up your basic HTML file. Open your form tag and set the method and action attributes.: (CODE) Set up your first few inputs one for the name and …

856 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question