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Enable Facebook Social Sign-on Feature for Custom Domains

For clients who utilize a non 360alumni domain, social media plugins will need to be updated so that communication between applications flows correctly.  In particular, the Facebook Social Sign on Option feature (on the landing page of your community) requires inbound activity to come from a domain that is registered through the Facebook App and authenticated by the domain administrator. Therefore any of our client sites that host through a custom or defined sub-domain (not ending in 360alumni.com) will need to have your webmaster (or IT people) setup a few things.  

You will need to create a Facebook 'app' and ensure the sub domain or custom domain used to house the alumni community is linked/registered.  To do this follow the below instructions: 
1.  Log in to your Facebook account.
2.  Go to https://developers.facebook.com/ click on My Apps and press Create App.
3.  Under Settings < Basic, add the custom domain.  

Next, provide 360Alumni with the Facebook App_ID, and Secret_ID.  Once we have these keys we will plug these in to our database, which will enable the FB SSO feature to work within your community.  
 
Check out this instructional video on how to obtain your App_ID and Secret_ID. 
 

Last steps are to ensure your domain is authenticated.  Here is a nice article on how to do so.   https://developers.facebook.com/docs/sharing/domain-verification 
 
The final step is to simply switch the FB app over to 'live'.   Once all of the above is done, please reach out to support@360alumni.com so that we can properly configure and test this.

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