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Why is the facebook signin button commented out?

asked 2011-06-02 18:59:18 -0500

NoahY gravatar image

I've been wondering why my Askbot site didn't have a facebook sign-in button, so I looked through the source and found that in the file:


The facebook entry is commented out. Removing the comments restores the button. Am I missing something? Why is it commented out in the code?

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answered 2011-06-02 19:00:36 -0500

Evgeny gravatar image

Problem with the facebook login currently. Need to fix it asap.

FB guys discontinued the older Facebook connect protocol and replaced it with OAuth.

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Hey, thanks for the quick answer.... is it okay to uncomment the button? It seems to login okay...
NoahY gravatar image NoahY  ( 2011-06-02 19:02:18 -0500 )edit
It just won't work. We need to fix the protocol.
Evgeny gravatar image Evgeny  ( 2011-06-02 19:13:07 -0500 )edit
But it does work... I just logged into my site using the facebook button, no problem...
NoahY gravatar image NoahY  ( 2011-06-02 21:31:48 -0500 )edit
Interesting I did have issues with it before. Well, anyway I will look into it on the weekend.
Evgeny gravatar image Evgeny  ( 2011-06-02 21:36:01 -0500 )edit
Well, there is an error on the keys page; it says to enter the api key, but what is really needed is the App ID... Probably if someone entered the api key instead it wouldn't work. Anyway, much appreciations for your work, and surely oauth is the way to go.
NoahY gravatar image NoahY  ( 2011-06-03 07:52:54 -0500 )edit

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