Your Tour is Live!

Congratulations!  Your virtual tour is now live on Google!  We want to help you get the most out of your tour, which means sharing it with your followers.  We've put together these instructions to make the process as easy as possible.


To share your virtual tour on Facebook or your website, you will need the embed code.  Watch the video above for instructions on how to get the code.  It's easy!


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To share your virtual tour on Facebook or your website, you will need the embed code.  Watch the video above for instructions on how to get the code.  It's easy!

  • To get your embed code first navigate to your tour.
  • Once inside your tour, you can navigate until you have a view you like best.
  • Click on the menu in the top left corner, then click "share or embed"
  • From there you can click "embed" or copy the code and change the size
  • To create a custom size for your embed code, simply type in your own parameters into "width" and "height". 
  • This code can now be added to your website to embed your tour.  Instructions will vary depending on your content management system, so contact their tech support team or your web designer for assistance
  • To add your code to Facebook, follow the instructions below.
  • To get the most out of your tour make to share it with your Facebook followers!

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To add your tour to Facebook, follow these instructions:

  • Follow the instructions at the top to get your embed code.  Make sure you select the 'medium' size.  Then highlight and copy the code.

IMPORTANT! To install the page tab for your tour, you need to be logged in to facebook on your personal account to start with, so make sure you switch to your personal account before continuing. Login to Facebook and then come back here and follow this link to install a neat little app called Woobox custom page tab. Choose your business Facebook Page and then click on ‘Install Page Tab’. https://apps.facebook.com/iframehost-a/?ref=ts

  • Once installed, you'll be taken to the settings page and should see a page similar to below.  Choose the options shown below and paste the code you copies for your virtual tour into the tab application.  Once you've checked the settings against those shown below, click on 'Save Settings' at the bottom of the page to save your virtual tour tab to your Facebook business page.

…and finally

Go to your Facebook business page to view your tour. You’ll find a link in the page menu below your header image, it may be under the ‘more’ option, but you can move it if you wish by choosing the manage tabs option under the more heading. You’ll also find a nice app link on the left side of your page with the thumbnail image if you chose to upload one. Clicking the image or the menu link will take you to your custom tab and tour. If you’re logged in as the business manager, you’ll see an admin box at the top of your tour page, your normal customers won’t see this, but it will allow you to go back and make any changes that you need. You might want to add some extra text inviting your customers to look around and explore.