Create Facebook Fan Pages with Wix

Posted on

  • email
  • twitter
  • facebook
  • share this

share this

Website building platform Wix has released a Facebook application for the creation of Web pages that can be embedded inside Facebook Fan and Community pages. For those without any familiarity with the Facebook Markup Language (FBML), the application could prove quite useful. 

The application essentially adds a "My Site" tab next to your business' Fan Page Wall and includes a fully functional and interactive version of a website (built through Wix). A demo can be viewed on the application’s own Fan Page, WixYourPage. (Click the “My Site” tab to see an example.)

Wix is developing templates specifically for the app currently and it's desperately needed. A review of a few of the example sites reveals that while there is certainly potential for embedding full websites into Facebook, and that Wix is immensely well positioned to do so, most websites simply don't work well within the allotted space. 

Wix, however, certainly believes in the viability of the offering. “The implications of this are nothing short of revolutionary. It allows users to take full advantage of the benefits already offered by Facebook as a powerful promotional resource for business owners,” said Ido Rabiner, Wix’s Product & Project Manager of the Facebook app. "We are bringing the uniqueness of Wix to the largest social network… keeping all our features and advantages available to all.”

While it might not be revolutionary, the Wix application is an ideal solution for those that don't want or don't have the time to develop a custom Facebook page. 


Related Reading on Wix

- Wix Launches Video Feature 

- Free Flash eCommerce Website Builder

Filed under: , ,

 : Expand your reach with $50 in free ads when you sign up with Bing Ads :

Login To Comment

Become a Member

Not already a part of our community? Sign up to participate in the discussion. It's free and quick.

Sign Up

1 comment

DarrylM 01-22-2011 11:37 PM

It is a shame that the app wants to be granted permission to post things on one's FB wall.  By allowing this type of control, push promotion could become an issue.  Please inform once WIX has removed that detail of permission.  

Add to the discussion!

999 E Touhy Ave
Des Plaines, IL 60018

Toll Free: 1.800.817.1518
International: 1.773.628.2779
Fax: 1.773.272.0920