Chapter 16. INTERFACING YOUR WEB SITE WITH FACEBOOK

Register Your Web Site as a Facebook Application

Registering as a Facebook Application grants you access to the Facebook JavaScript SDK, which you can use to add some cool Facebook features directly to your Web site. Registration also grants you access to create a Facebook Application with a Perl CGI script. Once registered, you are assigned an Application ID, an API Key, and an Application Secret. Together, these values are used by your Web site to access the Facebook servers.

You can use the Facebook JavaScript SDK to install simple Facebook features, such as Social plugins and single sign-on authentication. Because JavaScript only executes on the Web browser, your Web server cannot monitor what ...

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