How to configure Facebook app's parameters?

In order to automatically (or manually) post on your Facebook page your products, categories or brands, you will need to create a Facebook application and configure it correctly.

Firstly, you have to create a Facebook application. To know how to do, click here.
Do not activate your app when it is created. Indeed, as explained later in this FAQ, you will have to submit it for review before you can make it public.

You now have to retreive your profile and pages access token to allow the module to post on your Facebook page through the Facebook app.
For that, once you have created you app and you have copied and pasted its ID and secrete key in the module configuration, click on "Update":

 

 

Then, return in the "Facebook application settings" tab and for the "Your main Facebook PROFILE Access Token" field, click the "Click Here" link. You should get this type of message :

 

 

This message means that the app will access to your public information. Click on "Continue as...".
You should get a second pop-up with this type of message:

 

 

Click "OK".
You are redirected in the module back office and the following message should be displayed:

 

 

Click the "Click Here" link to retreive your Profile access token.
Return to the "Facebook application settings" tab. The Profile access token should be filled in:

 

 

You're going to retreive the access token of the pages you manage.
For the "Your Facebook PAGE Access Token" field, click the "Click Here" link. You should get the list of the pages you manage. Select the one on which you want to publish:

 

 

Click the "Update" button and return in the "Facebook application settings" tab.
Click the "Test" button in order to verify that the module is able to publish on your page. If so, you will have this message:

 

 

If you have this message it is that the module manages to publish on your page. However, the post is only visible to you because you have not made the application public yet.
So that everyone can see your posts, submit your application to review from Facebook. For this, please follow this FAQ.

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