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Integrating with Facebook

  1. Kevin Geary

    It would be amazing that when someone submits a form that it prompts them to share what they just did (sign up for such and such, enter such-such contest, etc.) on Facebook.

    I can pretty much figure out how to make a Facebook "like" button display after they submit, but that's not good enough. I want it to prompt them to make a Facebook status update with pre-filled information that's connected to what action they just took using the form.

    Is this possible? Where should I start?

    Posted 12 years ago on Monday June 6, 2011 | Permalink
  2. Hi Kevin,

    A good place to start would be the Facebook documentation to see what is required on that front first:

    After you understand the requirements from FB, Gravity Forms has a ton of hooks that can help you customize the form submission process:

    I would specifically check out the gform_post_submission hook which you could use to display anything you want on the page after the form has been submitted.

    Posted 12 years ago on Tuesday June 7, 2011 | Permalink
  3. It would be awesome if a front-end user could optionally use their Facebook ID in lieu of their name & email. see disqus

    Posted 12 years ago on Wednesday July 6, 2011 | Permalink
  4. This would be incredible! Maybe a shortcode from Sharebar or WP Socializer at the end could work. Having some sort of inbuilt "Include Social Share Field" in thank you message would be totally sweet.

    Posted 11 years ago on Wednesday May 23, 2012 | Permalink