Method 1 : Use the Shopalyst Signal Facebook App

The following steps describe how to use the Shopalyst Signal Facebook App which is already reviewed and approved by the Facebook team.


We recommend using Method1 to enable Facebook access provisioning for Shopalyst Signal as the app has already undergone review from the Facebook team and approved for Marketing API access.


Enable Shopalyst as a Partner Account

  1. From the Business Settings screen of Facebook add Shopalyst as a partner account. We will provide the Shopalyst business id separately. 



  1. Enter the Shopalyst business id and then click on the Next button.


  1. Give access & permissions to FB pages.



  1. Give access & permissions to Ad Accounts as required and then save the changes.


Method 2 : Create your own Facebook App

The following steps describe how to create your own Facebook App and enable it for Shopalyst Signal.


Create a facebook App

  1. Go to https://developers.facebook.com/ and create a new app.

  2. In the Basic settings, provide the display name, brand privacy policy URL, App Icon and the Website URL. For the Website URL, you may use http://signal-in.shortlyst.com/

  1. In the Advanced settings, you may choose specific Advertising Accounts that this App can access

  1. Make a note of the App ID and App Secret from the Basic Settings page. This along with the Access Token generated in the subsequent step must be shared with the Shopalyst Team for enabling the Shopalyst Signal Access


Submit Facebook App for review

The Facebook App created in the above step needs to be added with the required permissions and submitted for review so that the Facebook team can grant them.

  1. Add Shopalyst Team as Administrators of the App. Go to Roles -> Roles -> Add Administrators and Add the following people: kckcinsubramanian.swaminathan.921

  1. Select the Permissions and Features and submit the App for review. (Please note: If you are unable to do this step on your own, you may reach out to the Shopalyst Team added above to complete this step. Go to App Review -> Requests -> Request Permissions or Features. Select the following: ads_management, ads_read, catalog_management, business_management and Ads Management Standard Access

  1. Add the required details explaining how the permissions will be used by the App. The details are provided in the Appendix


Configure the App in Business Settings

  1. Go to https://business.facebook.com

    1. Select Business Settings -> Accounts -> Apps. Add the App created in the previous step

  1. Add a system user and assign the App that was added to the Business 

   

Generate access token

If you are generating the access token before your app review is approved by the facebook team, you will need to regenerate the token once again after the review is completed so that the access token can use the approved permissions.

  1. Click on Generate New Token from the System User screen of the Business Manager that has the App assigned in the previous step. Save the token. Share the App ID, App Secret and the Access Token with the Shopalyst Team.