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From my searches it looks like Placid is the way to go for showing Facebook contenton the front-end of my website. What I'm completely confused about is how to get started. Does anyone have a simple step-by-step answer on how I connect Placid to my Facebook page?

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    First, you would need to create an app for your facebook page. You are also going to need a Facebook developer account: developers.facebook.com. Once your app is created and you have a Facebook developer account, I would recommend starting with the Facebook open graph explorer: developers.facebook.com/tools/explorer. With the explorer, you can build/debug your URL to add to Placid. The documentation for the Graph API is here: developers.facebook.com/docs/graph-api – Kelly Cook Nov 3 '15 at 17:47
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    @KellyCook: This information is excellent! I highly recommend posting it as an official answer instead of a comment. – Lindsey D Nov 3 '15 at 18:15
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First, you would need to create an app for your Facebook page. You are also going to need a Facebook developer account: developers.facebook.com. Once your app is created and you have a Facebook developer account, I would recommend starting with the Facebook open graph explorer: developers.facebook.com/tools/explorer. With the explorer, you can build/debug your URL to add to Placid. The documentation for the Graph API is here: developers.facebook.com/docs/graph-api

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  • Thank you Kelly. I'm making my way through the process now. What would the Placid URL look like? I'm not sure what I'm looking for. – John Johnson Nov 3 '15 at 22:16
  • To elaborate more: I have an access token created for the page, I have my graph API fields picked out - now I just need (I think) the URL and I don't know where that is. – John Johnson Nov 3 '15 at 22:27
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The URL you are probably looking for in this specific case is in here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/graph-api/reference/v2.8/page/feed

you want graph.facebook.com/pageid/feed

If the url of your facebook page is:
facebook.com/mypage

your graph request for this case is:
graph.facebook.com/mypage/feed

The graph API is great, but its very extensive.

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