7 Killer Apps For Building Custom Tabs On Facebook

January 4, 2012 by: 0

Do you need custom tabs and pages on your facebook to achieve your personal as well as business goals? Presenting 7 killer apps for building custom tabs on Facebook.

WelcomeTab

Useful to create custom welcome tab on Facebook. It has WYSIWYG editor and supports image hosting, Like Gate, real-time analytics, css control.

welcome tab

Installation

Visit the WelcomeTab page and then hit “Activate this App”.

Integrate SocialAppsHQ with your Facebook account.

Fill in the registration form.

Click “Connect with Facebook” and then allow the actual Welcome tab application that is to be connected.
Choose a suitable plan and connect to the application.

Advantages

It comes with varied pricing and features that suit everyone’s needs.

Disadvantages

The free trial offer is not so effective and is not advisable.
It takes few steps to get to the actual builder page, and also the actual app page on Facebook looks little unprofessional because 40% of the page is cut off.

Cost

Trial is free but not advisable. The Starter costs 99 cents a month, Standard: $9.99 monthly, Vertical $29.99 monthly, and White label is $99.99 monthly.

Static HTML

If you are a pro in HTML/CSS, then this is a nice and free application for building custom tabs on Facebook.

static html

Installation

Visit the Static FBML application, hit the blue box saying “Add Static HTML to a Page”.
Select the page that the app is to be added, and click “Add Static HTML: iframe tabs”.

Once done, you will be redirected to your Fan Page, where you will see a new tab with a star. Click on it and enter the content into your fan and non-fan view. You are done. Create your desired HTML/CSS.

Advantages

It is a free application.

Supports HTML, CSS, and Java Scripts, highlighting your tags.
This is very useful when you are using coded templates.

Disadvantages

You need to have HTML/CSS knowledge.
The applications does not host any images, styles, and media files. You have to host these supplementary files.

TabSite

Nice tab builder interface that is equipped with a ruler grid, image library, pus layers and also provides templates management.

tabsite

Installation

Visit the TabSite page, and say “Connect with Facebook” by allowing the app.

Fill in the registration form, select Facebook page and level, select the name of the tab from the list and click “Create Tab”.

Say “Okay” to access the page builder interface and start building your page easily.

Advantages

WYSIWYG text editor and custom HTML area to customize tabs according to our needs.
Large number of useful add-ons like forms and widgets.

The drag and drop management of files makes it easier to  handle the customization process.

Disadvantages

Not so user friendly interface, and takes 6 steps to reach the actual page builder.
The most important features need premium level subscriptions.

Cost

Free package comes with only one page with branding.
Bronze: $5 monthly, or $50 yearly
Silver: $10 monthly or $100 yearly
Gold: $15 monthly or $150 yearly

TabFusion

Free application for building custom tabs on Facebook. It only caters to some basic requirements, like website, music, etc.

tab fusion

Installation

Visit TabFusion‘s page and hit “Enter”. On top right, click “Sign in with Facebook”, and allow the app to connect with your Facebook account.

You will reach the dashboard, then click “Design” and “Website”.

Choose tab icon, and enter the TabMaker.

Start editing your page according to your requirement, and finally publish it.

Advantages

It is a free application that caters to few basic things, when you are designing attractive facebook pages.

Disadvantages

The installation procedure is not user-friendly, takes too long and is complicated. It also lacks editing tools and other features.

IWipa

Pretty decent app to build custom tabs on Facebook, especially the pro version. It supports Google Analytics and has good control on appearance.

IWipa

Installation

Visit iWipa‘s Facebook page “Install”.
Choose a page and connect an app through Facebook interface.
Select new tab on your fan page and click “Activate”. You will be directed to your account dashboard on Iwipa, where you can edit and publish your pages according to your requirement.

Advantages

It comes with a WYSIWYG text editor, and also has custom HTML area to utilize.
Supports Fan-gating, Google Analytics and also gives good control over the appearance of web pages.

Disadvantages

Not so user-friendly interface and overloaded admin interface.
Similar layout for entire pages.
Most of the features need premium level payments.

Cost

Free : With pretty basic level features.
Pro: $9.97/mo & $99,97/yr

Lujure

Very useful application for beginners, and users with some HTML knowledge.

Installation

Visit Lujure‘s official site and register. Allow the application to connect to your Facebook account.
Choose a page to be added to the app and enter title for new tab
Edit content and publish.

Lujure

Advantages

Fast interface with drag-and-drop management.
Support forum available.

Disadvantages

Should have the basic graphic application knowledge.
Expensive for features.

Cost

Free version includes one page with Lujure branding.
Consultant: $30 per month
Business: $300 per month

PageModo

Nice and useful tool to build a custom tab on Facebook.

pagemodo

Installation

Visit PageModo‘s website and hit “Start Now”, “allow” your Facebook account, and choose the page you want to add app. On your dashboard, select the theme for your tab, build it using editor and publish when done.

Advantages

Innovative interface with variety of themes and tab icons.
WYSIWYG text editor, and customizable tab.

Disadvantages

No HTML editor

Cost

Free for one page with PageModo branding
Basic: $6.25 monthly
Pro: $13.25 monthly
Agency: $33.25/month

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