Build-On Tutorial:

Social Media Integration

Memberships Template: Social Media Integration


Tutorial summary

In this Build-On you will integrate your app with both LinkedIn and Twitter, using a powerful FileMaker layout tool: a web viewer. You can complete the whole Build-On in one lesson. It will let your team keep up with members by seeing members' social media profiles right from the Member Detail view in your app.

What to expect

When you’re done with this Build-On, your team will be able to:

  • Click a button to pull up a card window with a member’s LinkedIn profile
  • Click another button to pull up a card window with a member’s Twitter feed

Getting started

You will need a few elements before you begin this tutorial.

1. FileMaker Pro Advanced

You will use FileMaker Pro Advanced on your desktop to do all of the work in these tutorials. This is used both for development and to access your FileMaker app on the desktop.

If you don’t have a copy, you can download a free trial.

Download FileMaker Pro Advanced

2. Memberships Template core file

Before you begin, download the Memberships template core file. If you have already made adjustments to it, either on your own or from another Build-On, make sure to save a copy as a back-up before beginning this tutorial.

When you’re ready to begin, open the file on your desktop with FileMaker Pro Advanced, then you can walk through each lesson, step by step.

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