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How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook

Updated Nov, 07 2017

In this article you will find an updated version of how to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook

Step 1

Go to https://apps.facebook.com/static_html_plus/ and login to your Facebook account click on “Add Static HTML to a Page”

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Step 1

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Step 1

Step 2

Select the Facebook Business Page to which you want to add your virtual tour to and click on Add Page Tab.

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Step

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Step

Step 3

Go to Google Maps and locate your business. Click on one of the 360 tiles to access the Google virtual tour which you would like to add. (Please note that currently the embed mode can only be found on maps, if you click on photos on the knowledge graph the embed option will not be available)

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Step 3

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Step 3


How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Step 3-2

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Step 3-2

Step 4

Once you are in your Google virtual tour, click on the settings sprocket icon to access the settings menu. Select “Share or embed image”.

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Step 4

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Step 4

Select “Embed image” and copy the iframe code in the dialog box and select the large size on the embed menu or adjust the iframe width & height as needed and add to your Facebook tab.

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Step 4-2

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Step 4-2

<iframe src=”https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m0!4v1510070652393!6m8!1m7!1sCAoSLEFGMVFpcE1SdENUNGNabUIwejJURU11bVIxSkdKRFRhZGg2ang4VG55SlNK!2m2!1d41.99229894599531!2d-87.86397017518152!3f178.8811342446892!4f-2.026068075685629!5f0.7820865974627469″ width=”800″ height=”600″ frameborder=”0″ style=”border:0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>

Step 5

Visit your Facebook page and you will see a new tab on the bottom called “Welcome” click on it and select the Edit Tab.

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Step 5

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Step 5

Replace the default content and paste in your Google virtual tour iframe code. Click on Save & Publish

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Step 5-2

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Step 5-2


How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Step 5-3

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Step 5-3

Change your Google virtual tour tab’s name

You may also want to change your tab’s name. To do so, once you paste Google virtual tour iframe code on your tab content click on the Actions menu and select the option “Edit name and image” rename the tab and click on Save tab name

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Change your tab’s name 1-1

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Change your tab’s name 1-1


How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Change your tab’s name 1-2

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Change your tab’s name 1-2

Change your Google virtual tour tab’s position

To change your Google virtual tour tab’s position, click on Facebook page Settings Button and select Edit Page

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Change your tab's position 1-1

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Change your tab’s position 1-1


How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Change your tab's position 1-2

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Change your tab’s position 1-2

At the bottom of Options, you will find your custom tab Welcome or Virtual Tour if you changed the name drag and drop your tab to the position you want it showing in the menu and go back to your Facebook page.

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Change your tab's position 1-3

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Change your tab’s position 1-3


How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Change your tab's position 1-4

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Change your tab’s position 1-4

You are all set

You have added your Google virtual tour to your Facebook page

See it live

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Done

How to embed a Google virtual tour on Facebook Done

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