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[resolved] How to post to an FB group? (10 posts)

  1. kalligator
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I can't find any info on this, description states FB group support, instructions refers to FB profiles/pages only.

    I entered the full group url in "Your Facebook URL" field but the test post went to the profile.

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/social-networks-auto-poster-facebook-twitter-g/

  2. NextScripts
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    Plugin will try to post to whatever URL you enter in the "Your Facebook URL" field.

    The description of the field says:

    Your Facebook URL:
    Could be your Facebook Profile, Facebook Page, Facebook Group

  3. kalligator
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I updated my previous post - no workie!

  4. kalligator
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    In case it's of any relevance, the profile and the group url are almost identical.

    https://www.facebook.com/word1.word2/
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/word1.word2/
  5. NextScripts
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    What exactly is not working?

    Are you getting any errors?
    Please check your Log/History tab and let me know if you have any errors there.

  6. kalligator
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Thankfully I unearthed the old group url, the one it used to have before I gave it a slug and it works!

    http://www.facebook.com/groups/123456789012345/

    /edit/
    I wasn't getting any errors, SNAP was simply posting to the FB profile page instead of the FB group.
    That's when I was using the current group url, like so:

    • http//www.facebook.com/groups/word1.word2/

    Once I entered the old style url:

    • http://www.facebook.com/groups/123456789012345/
    • it worked properly and posted in the group.

  7. cconstantine
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Me too!

    When I setup an account to post to here...
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/kinokawa.aikido/

    The posts show up on this page
    https://www.facebook.com/Kinokawa.Aikido

    Can we sort this out in SNAP?
    ...or @kalligator: how did you find your group's /groups/NNN URL?

  8. cconstantine
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I found my group's ID -- another support thread mentioned searching for the right "group_id=" is the group page's HTML source.

    But, when I updated the SNAP account and tried to report an item, I get...

    Array (
    [pgID] =>
    [isPosted] => 0
    [pDate] => 2013-06-15 19:13:48
    [Error] => [ERROR] (#200) Posts where the actor is a page cannot also include a target_id
    )

    thoughts?

  9. kalligator
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    From the author's updated Troubleshooting FAQ:

    4.12. Problem: I am trying to post to a Facebook group and I get this message.
    Reported Error: (#803) Some of the aliases you requested do not exist:
    (another possible error: (#200) Posts where the actor is a page cannot also include a target_id)
    Solution:
    It’s a known bug in Facebook API that breaks posting to groups using non-numeric names.
    There is a simple workaround for it.
    Please use the numeric URL of your group in the plugin settings, http://www.facebook.com/groups/{group_id}/
    You can find your Group Id in your source of your Facebook Group page by searching for group_id=
    You will need to Re-Authorize your account after you update the URL.

  10. cconstantine
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Thanks!

    Works fine after I re-authorize the SNAP account after setting the URL to the group's ID.

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