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Project Description

facebook-javascript-authentication is a Django application that manages user authentication via Facebook using the JavaScript Facebook SDK and django-facebook-auth application ( )



facebook-javascript-authentication can be installed as a normal Python package.

Example instalation for pip:

$ pip install facebook-javascript-authentication


Set USE_TZ = True

Add facebook_javascript_authentication to INSTALLED_APPS:


Add javascript authentications urls to application urls:

urlpatterns = patterns('',
    url(r'^facebook_javascript_authentication/', include('facebook_javascript_authentication.urls')),

Add script.js in html template head:

<script type="text/javascript" src="{{ STATIC_URL }}facebook_javascript_authentication/script.js"></script>

Add updating isAuthenticated variable on facebook user status change to FB.init block:

{% load facebook_javascript_sdk %}
{% fb_init_block %}
{% endblock %}



To show user login dialog with email permissions:

loginDialog(successCallback, 'email')

isAuthenticated variable

Variable isAuthenticated is set to current user status on each facebook ‘auth.statusChange’ event.

Custom login source

If you have a user access token then you can try authenticate him by calling:

login(access_token, successCallbackFunction)

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