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Create Custom Named Tab App

To create a NEW custom named Tab App, do the following:

For instructions on changing an EXISTING tab, see section 2 below.

1. SEE GETTING STARTED by creating new tab

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2. OR for an EXISTING tab you have created already and want to change the 16 x16 do this...

In your TabSite Manager area, click on the pencil of the tab in which you'd like to change the icon. A drop down box will appear. Click on "Edit Custom Tab Icon."

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TAB APP SMALL 16 x 16 ICON:

 

In your TabSite Manager area, click on the pencil of the tab in which you'd like to change the icon. A drop down box will appear. Click on "Edit Tab 16x16 Icon."

 

A pop-up will appear asking you to Select New Icon. Select an icon from the list provided.  

If you have a Gold or Platinum Plan, you can also create your own custom application and add your own unique icon.   To create your own custom icon, select the "create your own application link" and follow instructions in step 3 below.

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The changed icon will appear in your Manager area as shown here:

 

ADDING A Custom Icon (needs Gold, Platinum, or Enterprise plan)

2. Click "Create your own application link as shown above.  A pop-up will appear.  In the pop-up, select "Click Here" to open the Facebook Developer area.  NOTE:  Once this page opens, it opens to the most recent App that had been created.  DO NOT use this one.  Each tab must have a unique App ID and Secret key so you will want to select "Apps" from the Facebook menu at top of page and then "Create new App".

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3. ALWAYS Click "Create New App" button.

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4. ONLY add the App Display Name and then select "Continue".  DO NOT Select "Heroku Hosting" or add/change anything else.

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Did we mention: DO NOT Select "Heroku Hosting" or add anything else in the App?

 

5. Complete the Security Check box and the App will be created.  Get the App ID and paste it in the box open in the TabSite Manager.  Do the same for the App Secret.  DO NOT complete any other fields in the app.

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Add these fields in the TabSite pop-up (shown earlier above) where we ask for App ID and App Secrent and then select "Setup Application" button.  TabSite completes setup of the app and allows you to add a new icon.  

 

A pop-up will appear asking you to Select New Icon. Select an icon from your Image Manager and click the Update Custom Tab Icon.

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We then create the App and prompt you to complete naming and publishing in the TabSite Manager.  Proceed with creating your tab.

If your tab is not on the Facebook Page, simple click the pencil icon next to the tab name in the TabSite Manager and click "Add To Page" from the drop down.  

The changed icon will appear in your Manager area as shown here:

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