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Facebook/Meta (OrchardCore.Facebook)

Facebook/Meta Module

OrchardCore.Facebook provides the following features:

  • Meta Core Components
  • Meta Login
  • Meta Widgets

Configuration can be set through the Configuration -> Meta settings menu in the admin dashboard.

Core Components

Registers the Meta App with site.

Available settings are:

  • AppId: Meta application id.
  • AppSecret: The application secret.
  • Javascript SDK Version: The FB SDK to load
  • Javascript Sdk js: The sdk js file to load
  • Init on every page: If set the sdk is loaded on every page, otherwise on demand.
  • Parameters for the FB.init() call: a comma separated key-values that are passed to the FB.init() function

Check Meta SDK for JavaScript for more info.

AppId and AppSecret settings are available in the Meta for developers application's page, under Basic Settings.

It registers the sdk with ResourceManager (resources: fb and fbsdk), so you can use it from liquid or razor templates

Meta Login

Authenticates users from Meta.
If the site allows to register new users, a local user is created and the Meta login is linked.
If a local user with the same email is found, then the external login is linked to that account, after authenticating.

The Meta Login Product should be enabled in the Meta for developers page for web apps, and a valid OAuth redirect URI must be set.

Available settings are:

  • CallbackPath: The request path within the application's base path where the user-agent will be returned. The middleware will process this request when it arrives.
    If no value is provided, setup Meta app to use the default path /signin-facebook.

Users Registration

  • If you want to enable new users to register to the site through their Meta login, the OrchardCore.Users.Registration feature must be enabled and setup accordingly.
  • An existing user can link his account to his Meta login through the External Logins link from User menu

Meta Social Plugins Widgets

This modules adds a FacebookPlugin part that can be used to integrate the Social Plugins
It defines the following widgets:

  • Chat
  • Comments
  • Continue With
  • Like
  • Quote
  • Save
  • Share

Meta Pixel

This feature provides you a way to add Meta Pixel tracking to your site. Simply navigate to Configuration -> Settings -> Meta Pixel settings and provide your Pixel Identifier.

Meta Settings Configuration

The OrchardCore.Facebook module allows the user to use configuration values to override the settings configured from the admin area by calling the ConfigureFacebookSettings() extension method on OrchardCoreBuilder when initializing the app.

The following configuration values can be customized:

    "OrchardCore_Facebook": {
      "AppId": "",
      "AppSecret": "",
      "FBInit": false,
      "FBInitParams": "status:true,
      "SdkJs": "sdk.js",
      "Version": "v3.2"

For more information please refer to Configuration.