How to Use the Facebook Connect Module in Dolphin 7

In today’s article, I will show you how to allow your members to login using their Facebook username and password. First, we need to install the “Facebook Connect” module.  A step by step guide on installing the Dolphin 7 base modules can be found here.

Once we have the module installed, we can access it by clicking “Facebook Connect” under the “Modules” heading on the left side menu.

Facebook connect in the Dolphin admin

Facebook connect in the Dolphin admin

You will need to sign up for a Facebook API key to use this module. That can be accomplished here.

Once you have an API key and secret key, you can enter them from the Facebook connect options screen.

Changing the settings

Changing the settings

You can also choose which page users are redirected to after logging in.

Now you will see a drop down menu on the Dolphin login screen that has the “Facebook Connect” option.

Your new login screen

Your new login screen

That’s it! Now anyone with a Facebook account can access your website without having to create an account! Until next time, happy social networking!

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