FB like events on my front page

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Howdy, I am working on a site that is a guide for my local region so I am wanting to promote many events. I like the event listings on facebook, that will show a thumbnail image and a sentence or two and you can quickly scroll through many…

So my plan is to populate my calendar with many events and then use the RSS reader in the main news area to show the events. I will need to edit the template for that so it shows a thumbnail and just a bit of info..

The problem I have at the moment is;  when you click on VIEW to see more information on the calendar event the link uses a number for example;
Sun 5th February 2017 - Nandalow
this will pop up with an error…

i notice that when i look at events in the calendar it does not use numbers as the link ID but instead uses the event title for example;
Sun 5th February 2017 - Nandalow


so my guess is that over time the system switched from numbers to titles but in the feed it still is providing a number? I dont know if this is a bug or I have done something incorrect.


Thanks much

Stevyn
UPDATE  : i have deleted these calendar entries, please see reply below
 

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Hello,

Just updated to RC30 and deleted all calendar entries so I can start fresh (so ignore links in post above)

i added a few entries for feb
Sun 5th February 2017 - Nandalow

but in the RSS feed for calendar nothing is shown
http://nandalow.com/backend.php?type=RSS2&mode=calendar&days=30&max=100

 

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Hi,

We just improved the functionality based on what we thought users would expect (esp when syndicating to Facebook) – which introduced a compat-break. Sorry we didn't document that, I wasn't aware anyone was relying on this.

You can append the following to the RSS URL now…
  1. &method=happened (the default) – events show up in the RSS feed after they happen (within the specified time window)
  2. &method=happening – events show up in the RSS feed that will be happening in the future (within the specified time window)
  3. &method=stream_in – events show up in the RSS feed based on the event add date to the system (within the specified time window)

You probably want 2 or 3. I think '2' is the old behaviour.
'1' is now the default because it's more intuitive for 'news' (and RSS is a news technology really).

These options apply both to the cns_birthdays and calendar RSS hooks.


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