Thursday, 16 May 2013

Adding appointment booking tab on your Facebook page



Adding appointment booking tab on your Facebook page


To add an appointment booking tab on your Facebook business page you need to install an app to link to your appointment booking page URL. 
The Static HTML: iframe app can be used to add a booking button and connect to your bookitlive booking page.

Here’s our guide to adding a custom Facebook tab link that takes visitors straight to your booking page.
To add the button you need to be using a PC or Mac, you cannot add the button from the Facebook App.

1.   Login to Facebook and, using the search bar, search for “Static HTML: iframe”.

Adding a appointment booking tab to your facebook page step 1



 Adding a appointment booking tab to your facebook page step 2

2.   Select Go to App
3.   Select the Add Static HTML to a page
4.   Choose a page to install the application to.
5.   Select the Add Static HTML:iframe tabs






Change the Tab Settings:
The app is now installed, you now need to change the settings to add a booking button image and link to your booking page.
1.   Go back to your business page
2.   Select Edit page - Edit Settings
3.   Select Apps
You should now have the Static HTML: iframe tabs installed.

 Adding a appointment booking tab to your facebook page step 3




Select Edit settings to change the tab name and load an image.  Bookitlive can supply an image to use.
1.   Change the custom tab name to Book Now
2.   Add a custom tab image by selecting change and uploading an image
3.   Select the current image and select edit
4.   Choose a file the image must be 111 X 74 pixel
Go back to your business page. A new tab will be displayed with your image.
Select the tab button

 Adding a appointment booking tab to your facebook page step 4




You now need to link the Tab button to your bookitlive booking page.
Now Choose the website by selecting use this app


Add the URL of your bookitlive booking page EG https://www.bookitlive.net/book/mystyle
Select remove scrollbars

Change width to 600

Select save and publish to complete the configuration.

Online appointment booking software on facebook


Find more tips at bookitlive


This process has now changed with the introduction of Facebook Call to Action See updates:
http://blog.bookitlive.net/2015/10/adding-bookitlive-booking-capabilities.html




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