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Facebook connect

If you want to enable your visitors to sign in to your site using their Facebook accounts this plugin is for you.

On Facebook side


Go to and create an application

Within the opened pop-up select “Website”

Click “Skip and Create App ID” in top right corner:

Give a name to your App

Click “Add Platform”

Within opened pop up select “Website”

Enter your Site URL and save changes( if you are not sure what your site URL is open ow_includes/config.php and copy the URL for “OW_URL_HOME”).

Once changes are saved add your domain name into “App Domain” field.

Status & Review

Once changes are saved, navigate to “Status&Review” section from left sidebar. Set “Do you want to make this app and all its live features available to the general public?” from “No” to “Yes”:

App Details

To upload your own logo add add additional information about your App navigate to App Details from left sidebar:

Once all changes are saved go back to “Settings” and copy 'App ID' and 'App Secret':

On your site

Go to your Facebook connect settings area. Enter the API key and Secret in “Settings” tab. Review synchronization options in “Profile Questions Synchronization” tab. Your plugin is ready for use.


As per the Facebook requirement, the users who try to register using FBconnect should have only latin character sets in their name.

plugin-tuts/facebook-connect.1421063793.txt.gz · Last modified: 2015/09/15 09:10 (external edit)