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Top 12 of Best Facebook Apps to Create Custom Tabs and Pages

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Custom welcome tabs or pages are very effective tools to encourage new visitors to “Like” your page on Facebook especially with incentive such as free gift, coupon, exclusive information, etc is offered. In this post, we will be introducing you some useful iFrame applications and tools that you can use to create a custom tab on your Facebook. Most of them are free and easy to use, so you can forget about building an iFrame application yourself from scratch. Just check out our top 12 iFrame apps to create an attractive and engaging welcome page for your Facebook now!


If you’re creating a welcome tab that you want visitors to land on first, make sure you change the Default Landing Tab in the Manage Permissions area of your Facebook page dashboard.
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Note: iFrame (stands for inline frame) is used to pull the content of another website into an area on your Facebook page.

Facebook Applications

Static HTML: iframe tabs
Static HTML makes it simple to build custom iFrame tabs. Like Static FBML, but for iFrames. However this popular app doesn’t host your images, so you’ll have to upload them to a site and reference them using HTML code. One thing that’s worth to mention is that it allows FBML tags if you used those in the previous Static FBML app that came before iFrames.

iwipa is a complete alternative solution to static FBML and iFrame. It integrates your site with your fan page by placing a welcome tab and set it as the landing page.

Hosted iFrame
Hosted iFrame provides free plan for up to 25k fans and you can have up to five tabs. This app hosts your images and CSS up to 25 MB and lets you add your Google Analytic code.

TabPress Custom iFrame Tabs
TabPress is another free application provided to the community of Facebook admins so that they can easily create iFrame page tabs for their pages. Similar to Static HTML: iframe tabs, it does not host images either.

Web Tools

Wildfire is an easy-to-use, free iFrames application for Facebook pages that enables any business to easily create their own fan gate, in addition to attractive image and HTML-based landing pages.

Pagemodo is a free service to create and design custom Facebook pages with customizeable templates and layouts. If you want more tabs, there’s a monthly fee.

Involver’s Static HTML
Static HTML from Involver offers an easy way to render HTML in a Facebook iFrame and configure your fan page in just minutes. One of the nice things about the app is that you can easily add multiple custom tabs by clicking “Add a Second Static HTML Application.”

Lujure is built for the do-it-yourself folks of the Fan Page creation space. The client manager, editor, and app suite make it easy to drag and drop totally custom fan pages together.

iFrame Engine
iFrame Engine lets you easily create fan pages using their drag ‘n drop page creator. You can use their simple templates to fit any industries, WYSIWYG editor for all page editing with no programming, design or technical skills required. Currently it offers free version that allows for one page with one tab and does have fan-only capability.

Tabsite is a good way of customizing your Facebook Page without knowing FBML. It allows you to create multiple tabs within your custom tab so that you can create a mini website. You can design your custom tab on their website and then load it onto your page.

ShortStack provides flexible toolbox for building any type of tab for your Facebook page. It allows you to create custom Facebook pages, tabs, and widgets to get users interacting. ShortStack offers 4 different plans based on your fan count. You can use it for free if your page has less than 100 fans.

FaceItPages is another tool you can use to create Facebook fan page in minutes. Its templates allow you to add multiple tabs, embedded pictures, videos and more. However the free version doesn’t allow for multiple tabs and is more restricted as to what you can add.

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  • Philippine Web Developer

    I always use Static HTML: iframe tabs for my clients. It’s as like developing a mini-site on a facebook fan page.

  • Dilbag Koundal

    nice.. i will use some from here.. like the post. thanks