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FSB Facebook Post Scheduler
Posted by Barbara House on 12 October 2014 08:49 PM

In order for your FSB Store to interact with Facebook you must register a 'Facebook Application' on the Facebook website. Once setup you'll be given an App ID and Secret Key in order to connect your store to Facebook.

Registering as a Developer

  1. Go to https://developers.facebook.com/
  2. Click Apps > Register as a Developer
  3. Read and Accept the Platform and Privacy Policy
  4. Enter phone number
  5. Receive + enter confirmation code
  6. Provide any details required by Facebook

 

Setting up your App

Go to https://developers.facebook.com/

Click Apps > Add a New App

Select 'Website' as the platofrm for your app 

Enter a unique name (ideally related to your store)

Click 'Create New Facebook App ID'

Select that this is not a test version and select the category 'Business'

Click 'Create App ID'

Scroll down and enter the URL of your website in both boxes

IMPORTANT: PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR URL EXACTLY MATCHES THE SITE URL PARAMETER UNDER 'TOOLS' > 'CHANGE PARAMETERS' > 'SITE SETTINGS' IN YOUR STORE. ADDING OR EXCLUDING www. MAY CAUSE THE APP NOT TO WORK IF IT DOESN'T MATCH THIS PARAMETER.

Under 'Next Steps' click to 'Skip to Developer Dashboard'

Make note of your App ID and App Secret Key

Important

Go to Settings and add a contact Email

Go to Status and Review and set your app as available to the public (otherwise only you will see its posts)

Using your App ID

  1. Log in the the Control Panel (FreshAdmin) of your FSB Store
  2. Go to Parameters > Facebook
  3. Paste in your App ID and App Secret from Facebook
  4. Go to Content > Post to Facebook
  5. Log in with Facebook using the button provided, make sure you grant all permissions.

If you do not allow the app posts to be visible to 'Public' and allow 'Manage Pages' otherwise you will not be able to use the feature.

 

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