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Author Topic: What is the advantage of this mod over doing it manually?  (Read 13697 times)

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What is the advantage of this mod over doing it manually?
« on: June 27, 2015, 01:08:40 am »
Sat 27 Jun 2015, 1:07 pm

Hi All,

Sorry for the dumb question, but this mod is a little pricey.  What is the advantage or steps saved over just piping in the RSS to FB manually.  I am happy to spend the $25 bucks if is saves time and/or makes the process easier.

Thanks!

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Re: What is the advantage of this mod over doing it manually?
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2015, 08:19:34 am »
It does facebook and twitter. It just automates the whole process. Just set it up and forget it.
I have no idea on the rss to fb haven't ever used that.
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Re: What is the advantage of this mod over doing it manually?
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2015, 11:47:08 pm »
Sun 28 Jun 2015, 11:29 am

Hi,

Thanks for the quick reply.

MOD installed OK.  Everything looks OK, but get 401 on Step #2 setting up a feed:

http://www.khonkaenforum.net/index.php?action=twitter;sa=twittersignin
Could not connect to Twitter. Refresh the page or try again later. - 401

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Re: What is the advantage of this mod over doing it manually?
« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2015, 07:12:00 am »
I found a similar question and the answer I was looking for on another thread.   Now, new SMF posts to Twitter immediately.  Works great!  Thanks.

Another dumb question:

Actually, I am not so concerned about Twitter.  I want to post to FB, but I don't see a smilar panel in the MOD admin to enter the FB info as I did with Twitter. 

Quote from: Tweet Topics docs
Must do steps for FB Post Topics:
You need to create a FB application at https://developers.facebook.com/apps
For Basic Settings do the following
App Domain - Enter the domain name for your forum
Settings under Select how your app integrates with Facebook
Check the "Website" and enter your domain name

Step 2 grab the app id and app secret and fill them out in FB Post Topics Settings and Save
Step 3 click the link in FB Post Topics to get the token to post.
Step 4 Select boards to auto FB post and click Save Facebook Settings

What does this last part "fill them out in FB Post Topics Settings . . ." refer to.  I sounds like you do the same thing you did for Twitter, but as I said, I don't see a FB panel.  Am I misunderstanding what this is talking about?

Thanks again.


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Re: What is the advantage of this mod over doing it manually?
« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2015, 02:01:20 pm »
Twitter is working now correct?


There should be a link under "Tweet Topics System" below that says "FB Post Topics System"
If not
Attach your Sources/Admin.php
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Re: What is the advantage of this mod over doing it manually?
« Reply #5 on: June 29, 2015, 06:14:35 am »
Mon 29 Jun 2015, 6:14 pm

Thanks for your reply.  The system did not send me a notification, so I am just now seeing it.

Nope, no FB link.  See attached screenshot and admin.php as you requested.  Tks. v. much for your help as I am "dead in the water" here until we get his resolved.

Rex in Thailand.


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Re: What is the advantage of this mod over doing it manually?
« Reply #6 on: June 29, 2015, 12:21:49 pm »
That file looks ok.

Attached a picture of where the link should be for Facebook


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Re: What is the advantage of this mod over doing it manually?
« Reply #7 on: June 29, 2015, 08:51:59 pm »
Sorry, Admin. Thanks, but I don't see the attachment :o{

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Re: What is the advantage of this mod over doing it manually?
« Reply #8 on: June 29, 2015, 08:57:30 pm »
Add your license key under http://www.smfhacks.com/index.php?action=license from the order email
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Re: What is the advantage of this mod over doing it manually?
« Reply #9 on: June 30, 2015, 12:07:07 am »
I did this several days ago.  Done and dusted.  Still do not see the attachments you referenced.  Thanks.

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Re: What is the advantage of this mod over doing it manually?
« Reply #10 on: June 30, 2015, 12:15:35 am »
I'm sorry!  My bad!!!  I misunderstood what you meant about the link for FB being under the link for Tweet..  It is a completely separate page.   I found it now, thanks. 

 

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