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PrestaShop Marketplace E-Store – Social Promotions {User Guide}

Updated 17 May 2024

PrestaShop Marketplace E-Store – Social Promotions- With billions of users on Facebook, sellers can now drive a lot of traffic to the marketplace store. With the help of our module, sellers can integrate their products to their Facebook fan page. Customers can go through seller products on Facebook itself and can even add product to cart, wishlist or can share. Seller can customize their Facebook fan page template as per requirement.

Note :-

  • This module is an add-on for Marketplace Module. To use this module, you need to install Prestashop Advanced Multi Vendor Marketplace first.
  • To use and have the functionality of Prestashop Marketplace E-Store – Social Promotions module, it becomes necessary to have SSL certified website as Facebook has restricted linking of any website without SSL certificate.
  • From now on, you can create tabs only on those Facebook pages which have 2000 or more followers or if you app is whitelisted by Facebook.

Features of the PrestaShop Marketplace E-Store – Social Promotions module

  • Seller can link their products to Facebook.
  • A seller needs to have Facebook developer account.
  • Seller has to specify the APP ID and Secret key to configure module.
  • A seller need to have “Fan page” on their Facebook account.
  • Seller has to link module to their Facebook account by adding “Facebook Canvas” and “Page Tab” platforms.
  • Seller has to make the APP live so that it is visible to all publicly.
  • A seller can have full control on their Facebook fan page.
  • Seller can change the template theme and shop settings.
  • Seller can enable/disable the display of default Prestashop slider.
  • A seller can enable/disable the display of new arrivals on Prestashop store.
  • Seller can enable/disable the display of best sellers on prestashop store.
  • Seller can enable/disable the display of recommended products.
  • A seller can enable/disable the display of subscription block.
  • Seller can enable/disable the display of footer category block.
  • Seller can enable/disable the display of footer block.
  • A seller can enable the top banner, if the slider is inactive.
  • Seller can enable/disable the display of the category banners.
  • Seller can change the colour of the theme.
  • A seller can change the colour, style and size of theme font.
  • Seller can change the colour of the fonts used in header.
  • Seller can change the footer colour as well as footer font size.
  • A seller can also change the text message used in the footer.
  • A new button to restore the default Facebook shop configuration setting is added.
  • The module is multi-shop compatible with PrestaShop Advanced Multi-Vendor Marketplace version 5.4.0/3.4.0 and above.

Note: Marketplace E-Store – Social Promotions module is compatible with PrestaShop version 8.x.x.

How to install the PrestaShop Marketplace E-Store – Social Promotions module?

In order to install the module, you need to install the PrestaShop Advanced Multi-Vendor Marketplace module first.

After installing the marketplace module, you can now proceed to install the PrestaShop Marketplac E-Store – Social Promotions module.

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  1. Firstly, go to the module manager in the back office and click on ‘upload a module’.
  2. After that, drag and drop the module file or select the file from the system.
  3. In this way, the module installation will be successful.
upload module
drop module files
module installed

Seller Configuration

After successful installation of module, a new tab “Facebook Shop” will be added to seller marketplace account.

new tab added

After getting the APP ID and Secret key, seller has to fill these details in the module configuration.

facebook configuration

Once seller saves the Facebook credentials, new configuration tabs would be available. Seller can now configure Facebook shop as per requirement using these configuration settings.

Template Configuration : 

template configuration

Shop Configuration : Seller can now manage Facebook shop page display by configuring “shop configuration

Configure Facebook shop

Theme Configuration  :  Seller can also set theme colour using “theme configuration” tab.

Customize Facebook shop theme

How To Get The API Keys

To get the API keys seller should have account on Facebook developer site. seller needs to create developer account on Facebook in order to add new apps to the account.

Add App

Enter Display Name and Contact Email Id to Add a New App.

Add details(App)

Go to Basic Settings. Now seller has access to App ID & App secret key to configure his/her module.

app & Secret key

To link module with Facebook app, seller has to go to the Facebook developer account. Go to App settings and then click on Add platform. On clicking add platform a pop up will open.

add platform

Seller needs to add Website URL and Page Tab.

Add web & Page

Seller needs to add website URL & Page details to Integrate them into shop.

Define web & Page details

After this, click the button shown in pictures below to make your app public.

make app hidden/public
Enable/Disable Shop

Do remember to disable “Native or Desktop App” option.

Allow native app

In case if you want to enable “Native App” option then make sure to disable option (Shown by right arrow).

Advised settings

Do not forget to allow API Access to App Settings

Advised settings 1

In this way, seller can successfully link module with Facebook account.

How To Create Facebook fan Page

Seller needs to integrate Facebook fan page into their own Facebook account.

Login to your Facebook account, Now click the button shown in the picture below to expand Drop-down menu & then click on “Create Page” to add a new Facebook fan page.

Facebook Home

Now follow the steps represented in pictures below.

Shop category
Shop details Facebook

After filling in necessary details in the screens above, click on “Get Started” to go to your fan page.

Demo Shop home

This is how seller can create Facebook fan page successfully to proceed further.

Facebook Shop View

Seller has configured & linked the module with Facebook account. Now, Seller can click on “Click to add store” to link his/her Prestashop store to Facebook fan page.

Note: – It is necessary to have Facebook Fan page to link Prestashop store. A fan page can display multiple Prestashop store.

add store to facebook fan page
select the facebook page and click on add

After adding the page seller will be redirected to the Facebook shop custom page. Now, seller has to visit their Facebook account. Seller will go to the fan page to which the shop is added.

Shop redirection

On clicking “Name of your shop” option , admin can view the name of the page tab. Once admin clicks on that tab, he/she will be redirected to Facebook Shop page.

Custom Facebook Shop Page Setting

Seller can customize available custom template for seller’s Facebook shop page as per need. seller can go to “shop setting” in the module configuration to do the same.


  • By default, the display of slider is active if the slider related module provided by PrestaShop is active.
  • By default, the display of slider is inactive if the slider related module provided by PrestaShop is inactive.
  • If seller has disabled the slider and active the banner then banner will display instead of the slider.
  • Seller can also enable the category banner and can also change these banners.
Configure Facebook Shop

Seller can also change the theme colour, fonts and footer message from “theme configuration”.

Configure theme for Facebook shop

Front-End View :

front end view

So, this was all about PrestaShop Marketplace E-Store – Social Promotions Module. I hope this document will help you in checking the functionality of the module in a better way.

Also, do let us know about your views in the comments.


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