[T3EXT DAY] TYPO3 Plugin for Facebook Comment

[T3EXT DAY] TYPO3 Plugin for Facebook Comment

What does it do?

Facebook comments plugin is a great tool that will allow you to show your visitors Facebook comments on your website’s particular page. At the same time this plugin is very useful for improving your website traffic from Facebook.

This plugin is easy to use, you just need to create Fb App ID and use it on your website.

1. Front-end view of Facebook Comment plugin

2. Overview of extension:

Extension Key:ns_news_comments
Extension URL:https://extensions.typo3.org/extension/ns_facebook_comment/
Category:Frontend Plugin
TYPO3 version:(6.0.0 - 9.5.9)

3. Back-end view after plug-in installation

3.1. Get the extension via composer

Using the command line

composer require nitsan/ns-facebook-comment:dev-master

3.2 Get the extension

Step 1: Switch to the module “Extension Manager”.

Step 2: Get the extension-

  • Get it from the Extension Manager: Press the “Retrieve/Update” button and search for the extension key 'ns_facebook_comment' and import the extension from the repository.
  • Get it from typo3.org: You can always get current version from http://typo3.org/extensions/repository/view/ns_facebook_comment/current/ by downloading either the t3x or zip version. Upload the file afterwards in the Extension Manager.

3.3 Activate the TypoScript

The extension ships some static TypoScript code which needs to be included.

Step 1: Go to Template Module.

Step 2: Switch to Root page.

Step 3: Select Info/Modify option from drop-down.

Step 4: Click on Edit the whole template record button.

Step 5: Switch to Includes tab.

Step 6: Search for Extension and after search click on extension name.

Verify that your selected extension move to the selected items.

3.4 Configuration

Quick & Easy configuration of “Facebook Comments” into TYPO3

To create the FB App ID for your TYPO3 site:

Step 1: Login to Facebook.

Step 2: Create App id for Facebook Comments from this URL https://developers.facebook.com/apps

Step 3.1: Go to Page Module.

Step 3.2: Open the page where you want to add the plugin.

Step 3.3: Click on add content button and switch to Plugins tab.

Step 3.4: Now integrate it to the selected page.

Step 3.5: Now just configure plugin with Facebook App ID and also Other fields as per requirements.

4. Cache clearing

Please use the buttons ‘Flush frontend caches’ and ‘Flush general caches’ from the top panel. The ‘Clear cache’ function of the install tool will also work perfectly.

5. Support

Sanjay Chauhan - TYPO3 Technopreneur

A young technology enthusiast and entrepreneur. At 24, he co-founded NITSAN – a TYPO3 Agency in Bhavnagar, India. He is sought-after marketing face of NITSAN, is accredited with the management of customer-service teams, collaborations with agencies and clients, projects executions, and more. A tech guy in every sense of the word, Sanjay is the real TYPO3 Guru at NITSAN.

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