Google friend connect ?

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I just see a post in which Monique mentioned google friend connect so I went to check it out and it looks a great way to add social features to your site !
So i wanted to ask whether I can presently use google friend connect on my sites? cause you need to upload two files to your server first ,is that possible ?
If no then please make it possible.

My site: http://www.muzicera.com
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Fizanali

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Kershnee

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Hi Fizanali,

In order to verify your site with Google Friend Connect you need to upload 2 HTML files. Right now SynthaSite does not support uploading HTML files for security reasons. However, we want you to be able to use Google Friend Connect! We are discussing this issue right now and l have taken note of your request. I will get in touch with you once we have a way to verify your site with this exciting new service.
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Monique, VP of Customer Support

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Coming soon! The ability to verify your site with Google Friend Connect is included in our upcoming release, which is currently undergoing testing and scheduled to go live before the end of they year!
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Monique, are you Santa Claus? You are just awesome in every way possible. You really deserve more creadit than you get most of the time. Thank you Monique for working so hard to please everybody.
-Dan
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Monique, VP of Customer Support

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The people who deserve more credit than they get are our fabulous engineering team! The other support staff and I have the easy job - we just "write the letter to Santa" by making the feature requests on behalf of the users. They are the ones who have to do the work. In this case the guy you want to thank is a gifted Java developer named Stefan. Maybe I should post a picture of the real Santa and all the elves who make the presents :)
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Well in that case... Thank you Stefan for all the wonderful work you do and the possibilities you create for us not so great Java developers. Thanks for all your hard work and hours you spend in helping us do what we do.
-Dan
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Fizanali

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Thanx Monique and Kershnee ! and the santa claus and all the elves you've got with you ! I really appreciate the responsiveness of you guys.
I'm looking forward to the upcoming update ! (I can't wait!)
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Marije, Official Rep

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Hey everyone - you can now use Google Friend Connect with your site. Check out this thread: http://getsatisfaction.com/SynthaSite...

Let us know what you think!
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Hello people,

I have been trying to install Google Friend Connect and have got to the insertion of the code.
I receive the message: "We're sorry...

We were unable to handle your request. Please try again or return a bit later."
This has been happening for the last 24 hours. Wondering if any have info on this?
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Monique, VP of Customer Support

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Hi Peter

I just did it on a new test site and it works fine. I also get that message in the editor, but this is expected. Try updating your site and the widget should display correctly on your published site.

Get back to us if this does not work for you.
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Peter

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Thank you Monique,

Publishing the site was the answer. Your tutorial was right on and I hadn't followed it through to the end.

It presents very cleanly on a web page and is easily configured wrt appearance. I'll look forward to experimenting with it.
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Monique, VP of Customer Support

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That's great to hear. The error message also threw me the first time and I am pretty sure other people will run into the same issue, so I am glad you asked the question. Hopefully other people will find the answer here. I look forward to hearing what you think of this widget.
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How do you add google friend connect to your site? Whenever I try it says I can't because it is a html file and when I try it on html I can't get the file open
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Peter

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Hi KC,

You don't have to add the two initial files, these are done automatically by Synthasite.

The final copy and paste is done by copying the generated HTML code then dragging the HTML holder from the sidebar and placing it on your page.
You then paste the copied HTML code from friend Connect into the HTML holder.You may see an error message at this point. If so disregard and follow the subsequent steps. Seems as if there's a tiny bug in this part of the process.

Save then Publish your site again and you should see the "Friend Connect". At this point there won't be any members listed on your Friend Connect. You can join as the first.

Your site must be published prior to doing all of this as the URL of a published site depends on its success.

Good luck.
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Monique, VP of Customer Support

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Peter, thanks for jumping and helping out. Great answer.
KC: for detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to verify your site with Google Friend Connect, please follow this link: http://getsatisfaction.com/SynthaSite...