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"Buy Tickets" Facebook Application

Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 05:26PM EST

Setting up a Facebook application allows you to automatically populate a customized Facebook Tab similar to the Likes Tab. The Likes Tab is found on all Facebook pages.

Click Here to view the How to Video on the Facebook "Buy Tickets" Application.



To add the "Buy Tickets" Facebook Application:
From the Venue Dashboard
Click Marketing
 to expand



Click Social Network



Click Export Events to Facebook



Once you click on Export Events to Facebook, keep the new page open to reference for the 2 links you will need to insert into Facebook.

A. Secure Canvas URL
B. Secure Tab URL




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TO BEGIN THE PROCESS: CLICK HERE
 
The next four screen shots display a user that has not used the Facebook Developer application.  If you have used this before continue to the Create New App step. 

Note: You must log in to your personal account to setup the application and then push it to your Venue page.

Click the My Apps drop down and click Add a New App



Select Basic Set Up



A. Enter a Display Name (What the app will be called on your page)
B. Choose a Category
C. Click Create App ID



Complete the security check


You will be directed to the App Dashboard.
Click Settings on the left




A. Enter your email address
B. Click Save Changes
The page will refresh
C. Click + Add Platform



Click Page Tab



A. Copy and paste the Secure Page Tab URL (found on the Export Event Calendar to Facebook page in Etix)
B. Enter a Page Tab Name (this will display on the Facebook page)
C. Optionally insert Page Tab image
D. Click Save Changes





A. Click App Review
B. Change to Yes to make the app public


A popup will display confirming to make the app public
Select Confirm



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Adding the application to the Venue Facebook Page


Open another browser tab and go to www.addpagetab.com.
A. Enter the App ID located under settings on the Facebook App page
B. Enter the Secure Page Tab URL found within Etix
C. Click Submit


Note: this was not created by Facebook but a Developer user to help simplify this process and may be taken down without notice
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The page will refresh and then click the Click Here link


If it is not available, open a text pad or word document.  Type this link into the document

fbnewlinktoadd.png

On the text pad or word document, replace the "x's" with the App ID. Copy the new link and paste in a new internet window.

A. Click Facebook Pages
B. Select Facebook Page
Note: you must be an Admin of the page.
C. Click Add Page Tab

 




The window will refresh to the main Facebook page.  The application has been successfully added to the fan page. Navigate to the fan page and the application will appear. 





Click the application and the Public Performances will appear.
A. The performer image
 
B. When a performance is onsale the Order Tickets Now button appears
C. When a performance is off sale the Not On Sale button appears




 


You can customize this page in terms of how the information displays on Facebook.
A.  Optionally you can adjust the display order
Note: Not all options will appear
B. If the performance is more than 360 days adjust here


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