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Facebook SDK for PHP Reference (v5)

Below is the API reference for the Facebook SDK for PHP.

Core API

These classes are at the core of the Facebook SDK for PHP.

Class nameDescription

Facebook\Facebook

The main service object that helps tie all the SDK components together.

Facebook\FacebookApp

An entity that represents a Facebook app and is required to send requests to Graph.

Authentication

These classes facilitate authenticating a Facebook user with OAuth 2.0.

Class nameDescription

Facebook\Helpers\FacebookRedirectLoginHelper

An OAuth 2.0 service to obtain a user access token from a redirect using a "Log in with Facebook" link.

Facebook\Authentication\AccessToken

An entity that represents an access token.

Facebook\Authentication\AccessTokenMetadata

An entity that represents metadata from an access token.

Facebook\Authentication\OAuth2Client

An OAuth 2.0 client that sends and receives HTTP requests related to user authentication.

Requests and Responses

These classes are used in a Graph API request/response cycle.

Class nameDescription

Facebook\FacebookRequest

An entity that represents an HTTP request to be sent to Graph.

Facebook\FacebookResponse

An entity that represents an HTTP response from Graph.

Facebook\FacebookBatchRequest

An entity that represents an HTTP batch request to be sent to Graph.

Facebook\FacebookBatchResponse

An entity that represents an HTTP response from Graph after sending a batch request.

Facebook\FacebookClient

A service object that sends HTTP requests and receives HTTP responses to and from the Graph API.

Signed Requests

Classes to help obtain and manage signed requests.

Class nameDescription

Facebook\Helpers\FacebookJavaScriptHelper

Used to obtain an access token or signed request from the cookie set by the JavaScript SDK.

Facebook\Helpers\FacebookCanvasHelper

Used to obtain an access token or signed request from within the context of an app canvas.

Facebook\Helpers\FacebookPageTabHelper

Used to obtain an access token or signed request from within the context of a page tab.

Facebook\SignedRequest

An entity that represents a signed request.

Core Exceptions

These are the core exceptions that the SDK will throw when an error occurs.

Class nameDescription

Facebook\Exceptions\FacebookSDKException

The base exception to all exceptions thrown by the SDK. Thrown when there is a non-Graph-response-related error.

Facebook\Exceptions\FacebookResponseException

The base exception to all Graph error responses. This exception is never thrown directly.

Graph Nodes and Edges

Graph nodes are collections that represent nodes returned by the Graph API. And Graph edges are a collection of nodes returned from an edge on the Graph API.

Class nameDescription

Facebook\GraphNodes\GraphNode

The base collection object that represents a generic node.

Facebook\GraphNodes\GraphEdge

A collection of GraphNode's with special methods to help paginate over the edge.

Facebook\GraphNodes\GraphAchievement

A collection that represents an Achievement node.

Facebook\GraphNodes\GraphAlbum

A collection that represents an Album node.

Facebook\GraphNodes\GraphLocation

A collection that represents a Location node.

Facebook\GraphNodes\GraphPage

A collection that represents a Page node.

Facebook\GraphNodes\GraphPicture

A collection that represents a Picture node.

Facebook\GraphNodes\GraphUser

A collection that represents a User node.

File Uploads

These are entities that represent files to be uploaded with a Graph request.

Class nameDescription

Facebook\FileUpload\FacebookFile

Represents a generic file to be uploaded to the Graph API.

Facebook\FileUpload\FacebookVideo

Represents a video file to be uploaded to the Graph API.

Extensibility

You can overwrite certain functionality of the SDK by coding to an interface and injecting an instance of your custom functionality.

Interface nameDescription

Facebook\HttpClients\ FacebookHttpClientInterface

An interface to code your own HTTP client implementation.

Facebook\Http\GraphRawResponse

An entity that is returned from an instance of a FacebookHttpClientInterface that represents a raw HTTP response from the Graph API.

Facebook\PersistentData\PersistentDataInterface

An interface to code your own persistent data storage implementation.

Facebook\Url\UrlDetectionInterface

An interface to code your own URL detection logic.

Facebook\PseudoRandomString\ PseudoRandomStringGeneratorInterface

An interface to code your own cryptographically secure pseudo-random string generator.