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Facebook Recommend Error

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by ddmmh, Nov 24, 2010.

  1. ddmmh

    ddmmh Well-Known Member


    This has been a problem since Ive installed Xenforo about a month back(I think).

    Anyways... the facebook recommend doesnt work 100% for me. When I click recommend it does infact recommend and add it to my FB page etc... so no problems there. The problem is that it says error next to the recommend button everytime I 'recommend' something via facebook!. If i click undo it also says error but it does undo the recommendation on my FB. Its weird because it does work fine but I keep getting this weird error. The error reads "The page at http://dont want domain on here yet sorry/community/threads/members-thread-test.2/ could not be reached."

    Please note I have removed my domain from the link in this post!

    Its 2:30am right now so sorry if I dont make much sense. Ill try and add some photos tommorow if no one knows exactly what I mean, thanks guys!
  2. Blandt

    Blandt Well-Known Member

    Yes I think pics will clear things up :D
  3. ddmmh

    ddmmh Well-Known Member

    Its working now!!!

    I tried it on another post and it works! Its just this one post that it wont work on... weird... this post has been there since the initial installation and ive upgraded. changed themes, edited css and played around with it so maybe that was connected somehow!

    No point complaining about one post! Although if it does happen again ill be sure to add photos this time :D
  4. Blandt

    Blandt Well-Known Member

    I think it has to do with, turning on the full SEO features after posting that one post :)

    .. just a thought
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  5. ddmmh

    ddmmh Well-Known Member

    Ahh! You could be very right as that is exactly what I have done!
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  6. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Can I just confirm the issue?

    You installed the software.
    Created a test thread.
    Enabled friendly URLs
    Now clicking on Recommend on that test thread returns an error?

    Yet all other threads created after enabling friendly URLs are OK?

    Is that test thread in a private forum or otherwise not publicly visible?
  7. ddmmh

    ddmmh Well-Known Member

    Hi Brogan,

    Yes thats about right. Although I have other topics of the same date... which work fine with the FB recommend feature... I am unsure though if the posts that work were made after or before enabling friendly URL's.

    I assume you want to have a look at the post in question? I dont mind if you just take a look at it! I will PM you the details, thanks Brogan!
  8. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Thanks, just looking into it now but as Facebook is returning the error it's going to be tricky to track down possibly.
  9. ddmmh

    ddmmh Well-Known Member

    Thanks Brogan!
  10. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Problem solved it would seem.

    Due to the site being .htacess protected until a few days ago, it's highly likely that Facebook has cached the URL as unreachable.
    Hence my original post:
    We shall know in a few days once it has expired/cleared.

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