getting back to the app

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  1. AlexFStop
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    7 posts
    Member since:
    Jan 2014

    Posted 15 May 2014 Link to this post

    This is from a not very experience user 
    I would like to enable my users to like my app on Facebook. The way I have implemented this is very very bad, and worse, it doesn't even work.
    From my JS/HTML5/CSS app (not Kendo), I open a browser window (in a frame with a back button) to my home page, and there's a FB Like button there. The problem is that the user has no way back to the app (in iOS where there's no hardware back button). My question is, can I open another browser window from my app, something similar to HTML's "target="_blank"? Or can I open the FB app directly (if it's installed)? I need for the user to be able to find his way back to my app.
    Does anyone have any suggestions?
    Thanks in advance for your help.
  2. Kaloyan
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    872 posts

    Posted 19 May 2014 Link to this post

    Hi AlexFStop,

    Thank you for contacting us.

    If I am understanding you correctly, you want to open a child browser from within your app. Then, like a facebook page in it and return back to the application. Please, let me know if I am misunderstanding you by any way. For this, you can directly use the integrated inside AppBuilder InAppBrowser plugin. Here is a sample with it. Please, note the available targets in the above link to the Cordova documentation (_self, _blank or _system) and see which will apply best for your scenario.

    Another possible approach would be a direct integration via the FacebookConnect plugin. You can check this forum thread for further guidance.

    I hope my answer helps.

    Regards,
    Kaloyan
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