AppShare Page Type Tutorial    
This topic is assigned to Victor Robu

Aug 25, 2012 06:17 AM
Sharing is one of the most important function an application could have. SeattleCloud comes with the "App Share" feature that helps users to communicate about their app via E-mail or Facebook.

Benefits:
Sharing increases app's visibility:
- Provides impressions in the Facebook News Feed
- Sharing the app drives traffic and app installs

To add "App Share" page you need to access the Application's Dashboard and go to "Edit Pages" section.  Click on Add Page button "+" to add a feature to your application. You will be redirected to the Marketplace where you may find different pages for the app. You may use search to find a specific features or sort by the "Page Type categories", "Platforms" , "Authors" to find the appropriate one.




Once added you may go to Edit the page.



Page Properties

1. App Name - Enter the Application's Name
2. Icon - Select the application's icon with a maximum resolution of 100x100 pixel
3. App Description - Add App Description that will be displayed on the page itself 
4. Share Description - Add a short description of the app that will be shown in the E-mail or Facebook share message you will send.
5. App Store/Google Play/ Kindle Fire -  Insert the links of the Application from the App Store: Google Play Store for Android App/ Apple App Store for iOS App/ Amazon App Store for Kindle App.
6. Default URL - check one URL which you would like to be used by default when Sharing is not allowing more than one URL ( for example 'Facebook' )


You need to have SYNC enabled for the App Share page in the Resource Manager to be able to add the corresponding links once the application  will be live on the Store.


The results of using App Share page type looks in this way:

iOS


Android





What has happened to Facebook share button? Now it's only a single share button which goes into share via email.


Sep 13, 2012 04:16 PM
Any plans for sharing via SMS?


Sep 14, 2012 03:43 AM
Hello, Bryan


At this moment we don't have this option available, we will try to add this functionality in the future.

Thank you for your feedback.


Best Regards,
Sergiu
SeattleClouds Team


Nov 02, 2012 09:44 PM
Hi,

Do we need to setup any thing for facebook since I got error message when trying the sharing through fb function in this app share page? 

Thanks, 
Andy


Nov 08, 2012 09:28 AM
Hi Andy,


In order to use the "Share on Facebook" feature, you need to set up your Facebook API Key and Facebook App Secret in Application Dashboard > Application Settings > Facebook. 

best regards,
Victor.


Dec 09, 2012 02:54 PM
Does this page require a new build and approval to Apple before it works?

I have followed all the steps above on apps that are currently in the App store, my email and Facebook API Key an Secret are set up, sync is enabled, Application settings enabled, sharing is enabled in Page settings. I have sync'd apps (it is working as I have sync'd other things since).

Page appears, but when I click the share by email or facebook, nothing happens.

Please let me know if a new build is required, otherwise I need to put in a ticket.

Thanks in advance.


Dec 13, 2012 05:12 AM
Hi Liza,


I have answered you the ticket you have created.

best regards,
Victor. 


Sep 16, 2013 05:24 AM
Hello 
we can share only one app?  no more share apps? 
thanks 
 Waris


Oct 02, 2013 11:45 AM
Waris,


This page is for sharing one app - the one in which the page is added.

best regards,
Victor,
SC Team.


Dec 03, 2013 04:29 AM

What is the App ID ???
Regards Jannik



Dec 20, 2013 10:13 AM
Hello Jannik,


The App ID is the FB API Key . Check on the example bellow.

best regards,
Victor,
SC Team.


Apr 29, 2014 05:52 PM
is there a way where somebody shares your app & it doesnt have

Name Of App
seattleclouds.com

its pointless to have somebody share the app when the build site shows up on the share link, it dont make sense letting everybody know where we built the users app, its pretty much saying "hey if you want to make apps in your area go to this site" 
I insist that your point be noted and taken care of. Otherwise it is useless.
Why build site shows up on the share link?
has this been resolved? will this link go once we have created our own facebook app?


Jul 26, 2014 09:09 PM
can the SC logo and text be removed after signing in on Facebook from this Share page? 

"SeattleClouds will receive the following info: your public profile etc..?
This does not let SeattleClouds post to your Facebook etc.."


--Admin--
Jul 26, 2014 09:20 PM
Anthony,

Yes, it can be removed and replaced with your logo and brand name.
Please open a support ticket if you need help with this.


Jul 26, 2014 10:10 PM
thanks! I'll try to figure this out. 

I also read through the instructions for sharing an app on Facebook. I checked the resource manager and did not find a file called "appshare.html" 

Do you know where I can find this file?

thanks


--Admin--
Jul 26, 2014 10:24 PM
It may be named differently in your app. It is the page file created when you added AppShare page type. Open a support ticket to get dedicated help specific to your application files and configuration.

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