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Jeremy Coleman
Jeremy Coleman
5,449 Points

Facebook Wall Feed for Blog?

I am creating a website and need to build a blog or use facebook wall live feed for a substitute.

It doesn't need to be amazing, just to get a post on the website date it with a headline title of what the post will be about.

I know there are services that you can pay monthly for, but I'd rather learn how to make blogs on my own for future purposes.

So with this said, what would your thoughts be on this task?

I looked into facebook but a little confused on how to get the wall's live feed on the website.

Charlie Thomas
Charlie Thomas
40,856 Points

I have embedded a facebook into a site before it is fairly simple https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/page-plugin. You'll have to create a facebook application - once you sign up it's in the navbar under My Apps. Then you just follow the link I sent you and enter the page url and follow its directions. If you wanted to build your own blog you could consider wordpress but if you've already started it may not be the best choice. Custom blogs are fairly simple to build in any server-side language (PHP, Ruby, Python etc.). Personally, I have built blogs using Python and the Flask framework but PHP + MySQL may be the easiest to integrate if you have already started.

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Jeremy Coleman
Jeremy Coleman
5,449 Points

Awesome, thank you! I looked into the facebook side, I think I'll aim for designing my own for more control. Thanks for the help! I'll be learning Ruby soon