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[resolved] ERROR : Can only modify connections owned by this application (12 posts)

  1. tagged
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Failed posting to your Facebook Timeline. Error: {"message":"Can only modify connections owned by this application","type":"Exception"}

    I have re-installed several times, I am using facebook plugin 1.2.2.
    The account is connected.
    The debug page says it is allowed to post.

    Every time I publish I get this error.

    Can anyone be of assistance?

    Thank you.

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/facebook/

  2. pawi81
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I've got the same issue. What should be do?

  3. dlachapelle
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I traced the problem yesterday and submitted a pull request, so when they review hopefully they'll release a new version on here. In the meantime, just use the file from my repo:

    https://github.com/dlachapelle/wordpress/commit/a627379f185477892f6f7823456793f16e00d48d

  4. tgrblogger
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    dlachapelle, The fix you posted is not working for my app. With it I simply get a different error. It now gives me "Failed posting to your Facebook Timeline. Error: {"message":"(#100) You haven't enabled Explicitly Shared for this action type (331247406956072) yet. Please update your Open Graph settings in the App Dashboard","type":"OAuthException"}"

    I've gone into the App Dashboard and fail to see a way to update the settings to comply. Any further clues are appreciated.

  5. dlachapelle
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Click on your action in the Open Graph App Dashboard, then enable: Tags, User Messages, and Explicitly Shared.
    Hit save.
    Enjoy.

  6. tgrblogger
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    My apology, your solution is OK, had to go into Apps> THE APP NAME >Open Graph >Action Type: Publish and select the explicitly shared option.

  7. tgrblogger
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I'm not seeing the action you've described in my Facebook developers Open Graph Dashboard. Do you have an actual path you could post?

  8. Martyr13
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    tgrblogger, what are the steps to get Explicitly shared approved. Can I just copy and paste the my trigger steps for the publish action? It should be exactly the same, no?

  9. tgrblogger
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I logged into my account at https://developers.facebook.com/, selected Apps, then the app on the left that I wanted to work with. From there I selected Edit App button at the top right, then Open Graph on the right. I chose from the Action Type that I wanted to have shared, in this case Publish Article, and scrolled down to the checklist for optional capabilities and selected "Explicitly Shared: This action can specify the user explicitly shared an action." Selected "Save Changes" button at the bottom and was done.

  10. Martyr13
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I see that it does work like that. My hang up was that when I did what you suggested, I got a message that says, This action type may have changes that have not yet been submitted for review. I then resubmitted it for review and they rejected it. I just now did only the part you suggested, saved it, and a test post published to my timeline, so thanks for clearing that up.

  11. tgrblogger
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    They may have rejected for other reasons, there are a whole list of things, including compliance with breaking changes, that have to be met when you submit. But for now this works, so I don't bother to submit.

    I was hoping that dlachapelle would post a url or step by step for the process they recommended in order that I could take a look at it and see if it's more appropriate.

  12. Niall Kennedy
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    some plugin users have reported this issue resolved in plugin version 1.2.3.

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