Facebook removing app profile pages

Facebook removing app profile pages

Facebook developer view Apps profileExisting way, add page to tab

“By February 1, 2012, we are removing App Profile Pages. You can migrate Likes and the Vanity URL of this Page to an existing Facebook Page with
the same name and Product/App category.”

Current Facebook App Profile Pages will be shut down by February 1st, 2012.

If you are the administrator of these pages, you can transfer the page and likes to a new fan page. New Facebook Vanity URLs are subject to availability. The Like migration will start instantly, and can take up to 7 days.

If no action is taken before February 1st, 2012, your App Profile Page will be deleted and Facebook will send all App Profile Page traffic directly to your App.

Read more: https://developers.facebook.com/blog/post/611/

Extra Tips:

1. To view your Apps, go to https://apps.facebook.com/YOUR_APP_ID/
e.g: https://apps.facebook.com/198991846862332/

New waym to add page to tab

2. To add page tab dialog, insert the following code within the iframe body:

<code>
<body>
<!–Insert code start–>

<div id=’fb-root’></div>
<script src=’http://connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js’></script>
<p><a onclick=’addToPage(); return false;’>Post to Feed</a></p>
<p id=’msg’></p>

<script>
FB.init({appId: “YOUR_APP_ID”, status: true, cookie: true});

function addToPage() {

// calling the API …
var obj = {
method: ‘pagetab’,
redirect_uri: ‘YOUR_URL’,
};

FB.ui(obj);
}

</script>

<!–Insert code end–>
</body>
</code>

Successful fan page: https://www.facebook.com/hitsclubkl

Detailed documentation: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/reference/dialogs/add_to_page/

Post to Feed: You can change the text, remove it or make a nicer button.

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