The first step to getting your Display up and running is adding a connection.  In this article we show you how to add and manage a Facebook Connection. For a complete list of Connection types please click here.

Contentfry supports the following Facebook Connections:

  • Pages (owned and public)

  • Groups (public)

  • User Profile (owned)

  • Comments on Posts

What about Facebook Hashtags?
Facebook does not allow to aggregate and display public posts from users by a hashtag anymore. However, contentfry is able to display public posts from users on your page and from under one of your posts and filter them by Hashtag. 

Connecting your Facebook Account.

  1. To add any Facebook connection, you first need to connect your Facebook account to contentfry. Click on the Facebook sign to get started. 

2. The dialog box will open. Click on Connect with Facebook.

3. Please provide your login credentials for the social network if prompted to do so. Click the "Log In" button to continue:

4. You now can see the authorized profile in the dialog box. 


Adding different Facebook Connections

Just click on the Connection type you want to learn more about and jump directly to the instructions:

How to add an Owned Page:

  1. Click on Owned Page in the header of the Popup.

  2. Select the page you want to connect from the drop down menu.

  3. Choose what type of posts you want to display. You have the choice between showing all contents (your own contents and the contents from visitors), only showing contents from your visitors or only showing contents from your page.

  4. If you are using the multiple language feature (add different languages to one post) to post on Facebook, you might want to set the preferred language for the page you're connecting. Learn more about setting this setting.

  5. Select your moderation setting. Learn more about the moderation feature.

To finish the setup, click on "Create".

How to add a Public Page:

  1. Click on Public Page in the header of the Popup.

  2. Type in the name (URL) of the Facebook Page you want to connect.

  3. Choose what type of posts you want to display. You have the choice between showing all contents (page and visitors), only showing contents from visitors or only showing contents from the page.

  4. The site might use the multiple language feature (adding different languages to one post) to post on Facebook. You can set your preferred language here. If you're unsure, just keep the default setting. Learn more about setting this setting.

  5. Select the moderation setting. Learn more about the moderation feature.

To finish the setup, click on "Create".

How to add a Facebook Group  

4. To add a Facebook Group, select the Group you want to add from the drop down menu and click on create. You can only connect a public group of which you are an admin. 

   

How to add a Facebook User (Profile)

5. To add a User, select the Social Profile of the User and click on create.

How to add Comments on Posts as a Connection

You can add a specific Facebook post as a connection and collect all the comments that are made on the post. 

  1. In your Dashboard, click on the more options icon (...) and then select comments on post»

3. The Comments on Post Connection now shows in your list of Connections.


Change the name of your Connection or Update Settings

  1. To make changes to an existing connection, click on the setting icon.

2. You can then make changes to your Connection. For example, you can edit the name displayed or the moderations settings.

3. Don't forget to click "Create" to save the new settings.


What's next

  • You might want to edit or delete your Facebook Connections. Learn how to Manage your Connections.

  • Add Connections from other Social Networks. For a complete list of Connection types please click here.

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