The pages endpoint lets you get information about pages based on either their ID or alias. The amount of information returned for a page is based on the type of the page.
An example on how to get information about a page could look like:
// Make the request to the API FacebookPageResponse response = service.Pages.GetPage("skybrud"); // The the page object from the response FacebookPage page = response.Body; // Write some of the page information to the console Console.WriteLine("Name: " + page.Name); Console.WriteLine("Likes: " + page.Likes); Console.WriteLine("Description: " + page.Description); Console.WriteLine("Website: " + page.Website); Console.WriteLine("Checkins: " + page.Checkins);
Each page on Facebook will have a unique ID - like
185238545407 for the page of Skybrud.dk. Even though IDs on Facebook look like numbers, they should be treated as strings since Facebook has announced that this may change in the future. A page may also have an alias. In the case of Skybrud.dk, the alias is
GetPage method lets you specify either the ID or the alias.
Posting / Updating
The Graph API also has support for updating some of the information of a given page, but since I've mainly focused on reading from the Graph API, updating a page is currently not possible with Skybrud.Social.
A page may have a number of other objects added under them of various types. To access these, you have to make a request to what Facebook calls an edge. As an example, you could call the
albums edge to get a list of albums of a given page. Here is a list of (some of) the edges for pages: