Facebook Activity

The Facebook activity lets you easily embed a mobile-friendly Facebook page into your app.

Adding a Facebook Activity

To add a Facebook activity to your project: start editing your project and go to the Activities tab. Under 'Your App Activities' click the + Add an Activity button and select Facebook from the list.

Now let's take a look at the Facebook Activity settings.

Settings

Activity Name

The name that you want to give your activity. This will appear on the dashboard and on the Action bar. It can be whatever you want but should describe what it is.

Description

A few words describing this activity. This text may be displayed on the dashboard as a subtitle when it's Show Subtitle Text setting is enabled.

Position

This is a relative index that controls the order of the activities in your application. The position will effect where your activity is displayed on the dashboard and in the action bar drop down. For more information on this setting please read: How to change the order of the icons on the dashboard.

Build this activity (include it in the app)

Whether or not this activity will be included in the app. This may be useful if you're creating different versions of your app that you want to contain different content.

Hide this activity (don't list it on any dashboards or navigation drop-downs)

When selected, this activity won't show on the dashboard or any navigation drop-downs. You can still access this activity from an HTML-based activity using it's Activity URL. For more information, refer to the topic Linking to Another Activity.

Icon

This is where you can select the icon that will be used to represent this activity on the dashboard. Click the 'Browse' button to select and image file.

Details

Facebook Page

Your Facebook page name. This value should only be the part that comes after http://www.facebook.com/', not the full URL. For example, you could enter 'andromorocks' here to add our Facebook page to your app.

Activity URL

The unique reference URL for this activity that can be used for linking to it. For an example of it's usage, refer to the topic Linking to Another Activity.

Example

Here is an example of Andromo's Facebook page:

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