Landing Page as a Facebook Tab

22.02.2019

One of the additional options for landing page publication is publishing it as a Facebook Tab on your fanpage using Facebook Page Apps. Additional bookmarks will appear on the left menu on the fanpage.

Example of using the landing page as a Facebook tab:

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LP as a FB tab can be used as a subscription to the newsletter. In this case, a simple landing page with the minimum amount of elements will work best.

What should I know about the FB tabs?

  • You cannot target campaigns (e.g. using Google Ads) to the fanpage tab.
  • The tab is visible only on the desktop view.

What do I need to place the landing page as a Facebook page?

  • Your fanpage must have a certain number of fans (> 2000), set by Facebook rules.
  • The domain of your landing page must have installed SSL certificate.

How to publish a landing page as a FB tab?

1. Log into your account on the Facebook for Developers page and enter My Apps -> Create App.

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2. In the new window, enter the name for the new application (in this case: tab) in the Display Name field, give the contact email and then click Create App ID.

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3. Go to the Settings tab -> Basic (1). Complete the mandatory Privacy Policy URL field (2) and select the Category (3). Then scroll the page and click the + Add Platform button (4).

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4. Choose platform Page Tab.

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5. Fill in the fields: (1) Secure Page Tab URL – please note that the address should start with “https: // …” – and Page Tab Name (the name of the tab that will appear on the fanpage). Page Tab Edit URL is optional. Click on Save changes (2).

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6. If you want to publish your tab, change its status from OFF to ON in the upper right corner of the page.

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7. Then copy the following address and fill it like in example below:
http://www.facebook.com/dialog/pagetab?app_id=YOUR_APP_ID&next=YOUR_URL

Copy the APP ID from the top of the page, and paste it in place of YOUR_APP_ID. In place of YOUR_URL, paste the full address of your landing page (starting with “https: // …”).

8. Paste the finished URL into a new browser tab. In the window that appears, select the fanpage to which you want to add the landing page, and then click the Add Page Tab button.

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More details about publishing your own Facebook tab you can find here.

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