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How to integrate Facebook with Magento 2

Digital business of nowadays quite requires business doers to widen customer segments in order to gain as much attentions as they can. And sharing among social networks is one of the most natural approach to learn and entice customers notice your store. This is especially prevalent amongst Facebook community - one of the strongest social networks that is favourable by more than 100 million people are active on this platform. The number of customer target is too fascinating so obviously online merchants shouldn’t give this segment a pass. Even now you can login by Facebook network right at the Magento 2.

Do you know that by a quick integration actions, you can combine Facebook to your Magento 2 store that when consumer click on one of your products, they’ll be redirected to your online boutique automatically? The point is they cannot shopping at Facebook, so assemble them to your store is the key need to be done.

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How to integrate Facebook with Magento

Follow these following steps to learn how to integrate Facebook with Magento

Friendly note that Magento Social only supports choosing product from a specific category, not from the catalog individually. So you should gather your wanted products into a special category then later, we will pick products from that category up to display them on the Facebook page. (remember not to set them displayed on the frontend of Magento 2).

Step 1: Permit browser to enable popups for Facebook connector

When connecting to Facebook, you should be noticed by popup messages appearing at the upper-right corner of the screen. By adding an URL whitelisted, and in case your browser is disabling essential popup box to be displayed, you can take those steps on to allow it appear properly.

This example will have Chrome as an example for the performance, and other browsers will have the same actions to deal with.

  • Go to your Chrome Settings at the upper-right corner by clicking on three dots icon icon, you will be redirected to the setting page, scroll down till the end and expand Advance section

  • Continue to follow Privacy and security > Content Settings > Popups
  • Below the Allow section:

Step 2: Enable Magento Social

Back to your Magento 2 backend, follow Marketing > Social: Connect to Facebook, do these following actions:

Connect to Facebook

  • Click on Integration Page button. After clicking, you will be directed to Integration grid, click Active of Magento Social line.
  • You need to approve the access of these API resources, click again on Allow button.

directory

  • The successful message is triggered. Back to Integration grid, the status of Magento Social is “Active” now.
  • Note: In case “Unable to Connect” message displayed, please scroll to the end of this article to fix the issue, then you can go back and take actions from this Step 2.

Step 3: Integrate it to your Facebook store

  • While opening the Magento 2 backend, open a new tab to access your Facebook’s account. Log in properly.
  • Back to the tab of Magento 2 backend, click on the Launch Store button. This infographic box will appear

Connect Magento to Facebook

  • Tab Connect Magento to Facebook
  • The data will be synchronized and the tab which is opening your Facebook account is waiting for your approve of access

approove access

  • Click Continues as then OK like a normal approving process.
  • Back to the Magento 2 tab, click on Create a Facebook page.

Create a Facebook

  • To display product on the Facebook page, choose Brand or Product

Brand or Product

  • At Choose a Category, select App page then select the category which contains the product you want to display it on the Facebook page.
  • Type a name for your Magento Social, then click Get Started button
  • Return to the Magento 2 tab, click Head to Facebook and Refresh. Successful message will be delivered.

Head to Facebook

You can make your way back to the new facebook page to upload the avatar, cover and description of your boutique to decorate it look more professional.

Step 4: Upgrade your Magento Social if necessary

A free Magento Social account allows only 9 products to be added on your Facebook shopping page, so in order to unlock this limited storage, upgrading the Magento Social account is required.

  • Check at the left sidebar, See more > Store

free Magento Social account

  • Point and click See plans and pricing here of the green message. There’re 3 packages for you to upgrade the Magento Social account with different limitations of featuring products. Choose your favourable one and proceed with the checkout process.

Troubleshooting

If you’re encountered this error, you need to refresh your request and enable your token back

error

There’s no need to be worry. You can

  • Follow System > Extensions: Integration, then find Magento Social in the list of extensions.
  • At the Current User Identity Verification field, enter your password.
  • Expand Integration Details, copy (Ctrl+V) the line in Consumer Key.
  • Back to the “Unable to connect” page, paste to the field that requires it. Then click to send.

Now you can go back to the Step 2: Enable Magento Social and overview the tutorial again.

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It comes to the end of tutorial: How to integrate Facebook with Magento 2.

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