We help IT Professionals succeed at work.
Get Started

Facebook API Check if Post Exists

Last Modified: 2015-07-23
I'm pulling back some data on my Facebook page posts via the graph method in my PHP page.


This all works because the post exists.  But I need a method to check if the post exists and hasn't been deleted.  Here is an example of a post I posted, then deleted.

It just brings back an error.  I need a way in my php code to check. Is there no Facebook API call to check if exists?
Watch Question
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 1 Answer and 1 Comment.
See Answer
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE