Setting up your Facebook Online Store

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The Instantcart Facebook Shop Application

Welcome to Instantcart Shop App, the Facebook Shop application that connects your Instantcart webstore to Facebook! If you want to sell on facebook, you can add a Shop tab on your Facebook fan or company profile page, simply goto our Application profile page here and click on the Add to my Page link

Configuring Your Store to Work with Facebook

To setup your Instantcart store as a Facebook Shop, you will need the Page Id of your fan page, this can be found from the fan page URL or by hovering over one of the fan page links bellow the profile image. Once you have the Page Id, simply login to you Instantcart control panel, goto Templates » Settings, and insert your Page Id into the Facebook Id Box. Thats it your done!

Step 1. Goto the Instantcart App Profile Page

Goto the Instantcart App profile page and click on the “Add to your Facebook Page” as shown below. Once you click on the link, simply choose the page you wish to add the application to.

Once you have completed the above, you should see the following instructions displayed. Make a note of the page ID that is displayed, as you will need this for step 2.

Step 2. Check you have added your Facebook Fan Page Id

To operate the Instantcart Facebook Shop App, you will need your Fan page Id. The shop application will tell you what your page Id by navigating to your Fan page, and clicking on the newly created “Shop Tab”. Please not this can only be done if you have completed Step 1. Once you have your Page Id, navigate to your Instantcart shop control panel.

Goto Templates, and then click on Settings. You will see a number of text fields. Find the field called Facebook Page Id, update it accordingly and click on “Save Settings”.

Step 3. All Done! Navigate back to your Facebook fan page to check and start selling on Facebook

Thats it, you should now be ready to use the Instantcart Facebook Shop Application. To check everything is working correctly, point your browser back to your Facebook fan page, and click on the shop tab. You should now see a grid display of products from your Instantcart web shop. Any special offers you create will automatically appear on your Facebook Shop page, along with a random selection of other items from your store.

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