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This is a plugin to show Facebook Events on your website. First of all you have to create a Fb App for your website, and get AppId and Secret key.
Needs for Facebook Events Plugin to work:
- Joomla 3.x
- Php 5.4+
- cUrl enabled
- A Facebook Page ID or Username
- A Facebook App with AppId and Secret Key
The administration panel has a friendly interface and it is intuitive to use. You can choose fields to show and its order by Drag&Drop. To show the events in an article, you have to add this:
To format date refer to function.strftime.php
How can I have support?
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How can I make a FB App?
You have to go on Facebook Developer Page and click on Create New App, choose a name and do Continue, pass the recaptcha if asked then copy appid e secret key.
Why can’t I see any events on my page?
Check if you have entered the right fb username and if you see some events then all works. Check also if you have selected any field to show, like title, description etc.
Why events have strange dates?
If you have used an existing FB apps have opt to timezone support by going to the App Dashboard, clicking on Settings > Advanced, and changing the ‘Events Timezone’ migration field to ‘Enabled’.
In the video there is an old version of Joomla, but the settings are similar:
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#fixed “js” errors
#fixed “strict standards” error
#Fixed for the new Facebook API 2.2
#Need php 5.4+
+ ticket options
+ cover options
#Fixed error with 1969/1970 date
+Support for ISO8601 date
Existing FB apps have opt to timezone support by going to the App Dashboard, clicking on Settings > Advanced, and changing the ‘Events Timezone’ migration field to ‘Enabled’.
#fixed the time sync problem with DST
+added a field to choose date language
#fixed a bug with php on different OS
# fixed a bug with facebook
+ added a field to choose sorting
Now only j!3.x version work correctly.