New iFrames Facebook Page App With Fan Gate Option – from Wildfire. The clock is ticking to March 11th, 2011 when Facebook will no longer allow the creation of new FBML custom tabs/apps.
Users will need to switch to iFrames where you basically create your own app and host your own media that’s used to customize any pages. (Important note: any and all custom content you created with the Static FBML app up to and including March 10, WILL continue to be supported. Facebook Page in an IFrame 10 steps. While working on our WordPress to Facebook Plugin we discovered that from the 14th March 2011, we will not be able to add a page using the Facebook App and FBML, Facebook is moving to a more standard language.
So what does that mean for Facebook template page developers. We can now create and add a Minisite in ten steps, it will require a minimal amout of editing, if you want to use a product like Artisteer to create a static html Minsite. The Template One thing that has not changed is the width, Facebook allow us 520px of real estate, we do not want ugly scrollbars so we create a set of html template pages at 520px wide!
This post was updated on 3/19/11 to reflect change to Tab URL and Secure Tab URL settings. New Tutorial: Add the Reveal Fan-gating Feature to your iFrame Page Tab.