Post To Facebook

An activity that posts a message to Facebook.


Post To Facebook activity

Configure the Post to Facebook activity

To configure the Post to Facebook activity, do the procedure in this topic.

Prerequisites

Good to Know

How to Start

  1. On the App Explorer screen, do one of these:
  2. Do one of these:
    • Add an activity:
      1. In the Process Builder, in the Activity Library, open the Social Network tab.

        Open Social Network tab
      2. On the Social Network tab, drag the Post To Facebook Post To Facebook icon activity onto your process.
    • Change an activity:
      1. In your process, double-click your activity.

General Configuration

Specifies the basic settings for the Post To Facebook activity.

Figure: General Configuration screen

General Configuration screen

Fields

Field Name Definition

Display Name

Function:
Specifies the activity name that shows in your process.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No
Example:
This is a common configuration field that is used in many examples. Refer to:
  • Examples - Step-by-step use case examples, information about what types of examples are provided in the AgilePoint NX Product Documentation, and other resources where you can find more examples.

Description

Function:
Specifies an optional text description for your activity.
Accepted Values:
More than one line of text.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No

Facebook Post Message Configuration

Specifies a message to post to Facebook.

Figure: Facebook Post Message Configuration screen

Facebook Post Message Configuration screen

Fields

Field Name Definition

Facebook

Function:
Specifies the access token that connects to your Facebook application.
Accepted Values:
A list of access tokens configured for your environment.
Default Value:
None

Create Add Token icon

Opens this Screen:
Access Token for Facebook
Function of this Screen:
Configure an access token to connect to Facebook.

Message

Function:
Specifies the content of the message.
Accepted Values:
More than one line of text.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes

Store Response ID in this Variable

Function:
Specifies the process data variable that stores the response ID from Facebook.
Accepted Values:
A process data variable that accepts a numeric string with no spaces.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes
Limitations:

Some information about third-party integrations is outside the scope of the AgilePoint NX Product Documentation. It is the responsibility of the vendors who create and maintain these technologies to provide this information. This includes specific business use cases and examples; explanations for third-party concepts; details about the data models and input and output data formats for third-party technologies; and various types of IDs, URL patterns, connection string formats, or other technical information that is specific to the third-party technologies. For more information, refer to Where Can I Find Information and Examples for Third-Party Integrations?