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Having troubles with long posts (6 posts)

  1. mattpoe
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Hi all,

    I would like to use SFC-Publish to publish new posts from a wordpress blog to the companies facebook fan page. This works fine for short wordpress posts, but after reaching a specific length (like most of the posts) the "Post to the Page's Wall" window just pops up with a facebook image and "Go to Facebook.com". If you click on "Go to Facebook.com", you'll be forwarded to facebook.com and the message "An error occurred. Please try again later." appears.

    I don't need to publish the whole content to the facebook fan page wall (if this should cause the problem). I just want to post an automatic generated notice, that there is a new entry on the wordpress site.

    Thanks in advance for any help!

    Best regards,
    Matt

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/simple-facebook-connect/

  2. Samuel Wood (Otto)
    Tech Ninja
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    Length doesn't matter, as the post content will get truncated to 1000 characters (the maximum length allowed on Facebook).

  3. mattpoe
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Otto, thanks for your fast response!

    It thought so, but nevertheless this problem only appears with "long" posts. If I am just using the following text in the post, everything is fine:

    WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. We like to say that WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.
    
    The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine. Over 25 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call “home” — we’d love you to join the family.
    
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    If I double the length by copy and paste, the error occurs:

    WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. We like to say that WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.
    
    The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine. Over 25 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call “home” — we’d love you to join the family.
    
    Ready to get started?
    
    WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. We like to say that WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.
    
    The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine. Over 25 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call “home” — we’d love you to join the family.
    
    Ready to get started?

    Screenshot of the error can be found at the following location: http://kb.initso.at/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/FB-Publish_problem.jpg

    Do you have an idea what the problem could be?

    Thanks.

  4. Samuel Wood (Otto)
    Tech Ninja
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    No idea. And I can't reproduce the problem either. Here's what I get with your text:

    http://i.imgur.com/rqS4y.jpg

    See? No issues there. Perhaps something in your browser or incorrectly set up with your FB Application? Not sure.

    Are you using the latest version of the code (1.0)?

  5. mattpoe
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I've performed some further testing.

    It seems that the problem occurs at a specific number of words (132 in this case):

    WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. We like to say that WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.
    
    The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine. Over 25 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call “home” — we’d love you to join the family.
    
    Ready to get started?
    
    WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. We like to say that WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.
    
    The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and wwwwwwwwwwwww

    If I join the last two words, it works like a charm: http://kb.initso.at/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Works.tiff

    The odd thing is, if I use a different text, the problem happens at another amount of words (101):

    WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. We like to say that WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.
    
    The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine. Over 25 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call “home” — we’d love you to join the family.
    
    Ready to get started?
    
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    Quite an odd issue. Otto, might there be a way to debug this issue somehow?

    Regarding the version, I am using Simple Facebook Connect Version 0.25

  6. Samuel Wood (Otto)
    Tech Ninja
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    Version 0.25 is super old and will probably stop working totally in about a month. Upgrade to 1.0.

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