[Drupal Testing] How to test a Drupal websites content feed in social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook

By | 14th Dec 2012 | 1 min read

There is a good chance that most Drupal websites are linked to social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook. In such a scenario we need to verify that the content generated in the Drupal website and passed as feeds to these sites are correctly displayed there. If you are facing the same scenario in your Drupal website and want to know how to test your Drupal website's content feed in social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook then read on

Follow the steps below to verify the correct rendering of the feed

  1. First check whether the following Drupal Modules are enabled on your Drupal site
    • Post to Facebook BETA
    • Facebook OAuth
  2. Next create the test content to be posted in Facebook
  3. Login into Facebook with the credentials given while creating the Facebook application (this will be provided by the developer)
  4. Check whether the content you created is displayed there.

We can go through the same process for Twitter too. The only difference lies with the Drupal modules enabled for Twitter. The Drupal modules used are

  • Twitter
  • Twitter actions
  • Twitter post
  • Twitter Signin
  • OAuth