[wp-hackers] [GSoC2011] Integrating Facebook and other social networks with a personal WP / BuddyPress
me at piyushmishra.com
Tue Mar 22 15:50:52 UTC 2011
This basically means we can turn a WordPress single user blog (with 1
author) into his own profile.
All profiles and groups are distributed across the web on multiple servers
with each individual / group owning its own data.
On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 9:15 PM, Piyush Mishra <me at piyushmishra.com> wrote:
> I would say Facebook can be a project on its own and Ostatus can be kept
> separate as a more complex and more interesting project.
> There are basically two types of end users for facebook integration
> 1. WordPress end users and Business blogs.
> People with pages basically.
> A friend of mine, Ankit Agarwal, started hacking on a plugin for
> integrating WordPress and Facebook comments. I joined in with the last
> release of the plugin.
> Currently this is what the plugin can do
> - Push a link to wall/feed of the user when a new post is made on
> WordPress (Probably adding as a note would be better in case of blog posts
> - Track all comments on that shared link on Facebook, pull them back
> to WordPress
> - Push comments to Facebook which are made on WordPress.
> It would have been easier if we had posting on facebook comments with
> openID from WordPress installation. (Like you can post facebook comments
> using Yahoo)
> Plans with the Facebook-Merge plugin.
> - Provide almost all social plugins from facebook, customizable as
> individual child plugins. (Connect, Comments, Like etc...)
> - Let users post and pull from a page or profile with all formats.
> Status updates, Videos, Images (Photos), Links, Standard post excerpt as a
> link description etc.
> - Probably add analytics (la ThinkUp) and let users access insights.
> 2. A Social network on BuddyPress
> I dont think this one needs much explaining. Hit facebook connect
> button and use both sites like one . (Am not sure of the legal stuff here)
> The Second project is making single user sites/profiles compliant with
> OStatus and Activity streams
> Social ID is a term I came up with to make it easy for myself. I think its
> officially called Ostatus.
> This basically means we can turn a WordPress single user blog (with 1
> author) Objects fly across the web to make your data completely yours.
> Further reading
> On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 8:37 PM, Eric Mann <eric at eam.me> wrote:
>> Integrating WordPress with a social network like Facebook or some version
>> Diaspora is interesting ... but more because we'd all like to see how it
>> could be done and how it could be done *well*.
>> Are you thinking along the lines of pulling in content from an external
>> source, pushing content out to an external source, hosting a
>> system within WordPress or BuddyPress?
>> How would you convert a WordPress site into "a complete social ID?" What
>> exactly does that mean, what would it look like, and who would the end
>> On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 8:01 AM, Piyush Mishra <me at piyushmishra.com>
>> > Hello hackers,
>> > With the introduction of post-formats, its becoming easier and a
>> > option to implement social integration on a WordPress install. Some
>> > are already out there but nothing to provide a complete solution.
>> > and diaspora protocols are also a good option if you think of converting
>> > WP install into a complete social ID.
>> > What do you think?
>> > --
>> > Regards
>> > Piyush Mishra
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