Facebook Connect Developer Docs Released

Yesterday at f8, Facebook officially launched Facebook Connect, a JavaScript client library and API for third party websites to integrate with Facebook more powerfully than they could with previous APIs for third party websites.

With Facebook Connect, webmasters can allow users to authenticate with their Facebook credentials, find friends who also use your site, and publish activity on your site through their Facebook feeds. For many webmasters, Facebook Connect could be a great way to ease the registration process and grow your site’s traffic.

Facebook Connect will be in beta until the fall. Webmasters should check out the developer documentation on the Facebook Developer Wiki for more initial details:

Basic Info

Getting Started

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6 Responses to “Facebook Connect Developer Docs Released”

  1. Inside Facebook » Facebook for Business: Opportunties and Limitations says:

    [...] Connect as the new Beacon, with much more flexibility to do even more throughout your site! Click here to learn more about Facebook [...]

  2. Mike Belgrove says:

    wouldn’t be lovely if someone could come up with a wordpress plugin that acesses Facebook Connect for blog?

  3. Javier Reyes says:

    sixjumps has developed a Facebook Connect WordPress Plugin, you can see a video of the plugin in action hear:
    http://www.sociable.es/2008/09/09/facebook-connect-wordpress-plugin/

  4. Inside Facebook » CBS Launches First Major Facebook Connect Integration at TheInsider.com - Tour & First Impressions says:

    [...] For developers interested in integrating Facebook Connect with your site, check out these Facebook Connect developer docs or Inside Facebook’s guide to integrating Facebook Connect with your [...]

  5. Facebook Social Networking Explained - alistairkelsall.com says:

    [...] Connect as the new Beacon, with much more flexibility to do even more throughout your site! Click here to learn more about Facebook [...]

  6. Social Media for Business – Facebook Review « Cloud 9 Media says:

    [...] Connect as the new Beacon, with much more flexibility to do even more throughout your site! Click here to learn more about Facebook [...]

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