Facebook Authentication Joomla Plugin enable Facebook login and the authentication. It forwards authentication credentials provided by the user to the Facebook server, then relays the authentication decision of the mail server back to your Joomla website.
It's not necessary have a Facebook AppID.
The installation procedure is standard, then upload the zip file, enable the plugin and try to login with your Facebook credentials.
Optional: Add an facebook icon to your "login module" maybe using the "Pre-text" parameter. So the users will know they can choose different type of authentication.
Need demo? Try this website! You can chose between normal register and login form or and external authentication with Facebook o Gmail, but using the same joomla login form.
Download Facebook Authentication plugin v2.2 (Joomla 1.5)
Download Facebook Authentication plugin v2.1 (Joomla 1.5)
Download Facebook Authentication plugin v2 (Joomla 1.5)
Download Facebook Authentication plugin v1 (Joomla 1.5)
New release for Joomla 1.6 here.
This plugin need cURL library installed on your server!
To install or setup cURL on your Linux machine like Ubuntu, run the following line of shell command in your terminal:
sudo apt-get install curl libcurl3 libcurl3-dev php5-curl
Be sure that the curl extension it's enable in php.ini :
Now you have PHP cURL installed, the next thing you need to do is to restart apache2, run the following command in your terminal:
sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart