PhotoShop Engagement App
How to create a PhotoShow App?
To begin with, see to it that you're in the Manager section then select the Add App tab
Next, scroll down to the section called the Photo & Video Apps. Locate for the PhotoShow App and click the Add+ button to create the app
The page will forward you then to the App Builder Page. In this page, you can upload all the images you would like to display in your photoshow. Be reminded that the recommended image size is 793 x 446 pixels in any of the following format: jpg, png or gif. There are additional options which enable you to have an Autoplay action for your photoshow. On the other hand, the Show thumbnails option lets you have a row of thumbnail images beneath the main image you are viewing. You can also set the rotation speed for each of your image. Change the order of the images by dragging them to your desired order. To include a title, caption, URL and a link with the Buy Now button, simply click the pencil icon.
The next section is Facebook Settings in which you can publish your tab to Facebook. Simply state your FB fan page, tab name and a 111 x 74px logo. The Create your own application button allows you to enter your App ID and App Secret on the blank fields provided.
To prepare your app for sharing, just customize the options found in the Promotion Tools section. These tools include Social Sharing Options, Blog/Web Callout Tool, Post Planning and Comment System.
The first sub-setting found in the Promotion Tools section is Social Sharing Options. In connecting with the social media platforms listed in the page, just customize your app. The offered sites in the list include Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest. It is up to you whether you want the placement of your app in the top, bottom or both sections.
Take in-charge of the activities of the social networks you are linked to, as the site administrator. You can activate the functions of each social network specifically the Like and Share button of Facebook, tweets of Twitter, +1 of Google+ and Pin it of Pinterest.
An effective tool in driving added traffic to your website would be a promotional call-out. Upon uploading an image, an embed code will be automatically-generated to be placed on your website, blog or any other sites. The visitors who are clicking your call-out image will be forwarded to your tab on Facebook.
The Post Planning sub-setting offers 3 kinds of scheduling services - these services comprise Sendible, Hootsuite and Buffer. It uses the SMART URL when displaying a shorter URL version due to the fact that they are more PC and mobile-friendly. It directs the users to your created tab on Facebook. Take in mind to save your page first prior to choosing one of the services mentioned earlier.
The Comment System is the last sub-setting of the Promotion Tools section. When the "Enable Comment System" checkbox is ticked, the added options will appear specifically "Allow visitors to sign-in to comment via Facebook or Form", "Comment Notification Emails" and "Require Comment Approval." Just like what its name states, the gray Manage Comments button enables you to execute this task.
The fourth setting is called Gates. You first need to upload a 810 x 810 pixel image The gate image can be used as a checking tool for users visiting your site. If they are not your fan, only the gate image will appear to them. Whereas, if they are a fan, they are able to access the content tab.
The sixth setting is known as Advanced. You are able to upload a 810 x 75 header image, modify the color of your link, text and background. Additionally, you can customize the CSS for your app with the provided default styles associated with it.
There are two sub-settings that comprise the Language section, the General and Comment System.
Customize the text of your app to your specific needs with the help of the General section. It is composed of two drop-down menus specifically "Like button language" and "Tweet button language" in which you can modify your preferred app language. Customize the text provided in the fields for the Share and Buy Now buttons as well.
The "Comment System Language Settings" and "Errors" make up the Comment System sub-setting. You can modify your preferred texts for your language system and save them later.
The next setting is called Mobile. It has Global Options which consist of "Render desktop version on mobile" and "Use like gate on mobile devices." These options enable mobile users to access the content app in a mobile-friendly alternative version or show the similar information. Note: Not all apps have a mobile difference.
The Analytics section consists of several graphs of the PhotoShow Apps. These graphs consist of Overview, Facebook Views, Web Views, Mobile Views, Microsite Views, Shares and Likes. It provides you information regarding the current impact of the app traffic and where it is coming from.
The Overview graph
The graphs of Facebook Views, Web Views, Mobile Views and Microsite Views
The graphs of Shares and Likes
The moment you have finished editing all the settings for your PhotoShow App, just click the green "Save" button.
When all of the settings have been saved, the page will forward you to the My Apps tab. In this area, you will see the list of apps you have already created for the Tabsite Plan. You will be able to create and test any app and eventually, publish them in relation to the features of your Plan.
To go through the details of publishing your app to Facebook, your blog or to any website, simply click "Publish".