Create your own giveaway

This article covers all of the entry methods that SweepWidget allows with Facebook.

Table of contents:

Facebook login

SweepWidget allows users to login to a giveaway through their Facebook account. This features is enabled by default, but you can opt in or out within the build/edit section for a giveaway.

Admin view

Navigate to User login steps. Then make sure the Facebook checkbox is ticked.

Public view

After the user clicks the Facebook login icon, they will be prompted to login through their Facebook account and authenticate the SweepWidget app.

After the user completes this, their name and email will be auto-filled and they can proceed to enter the giveaway.

Facebook like page

SweepWidget allows users to gain entries by liking a Facebook page.

Admin view

To enable this entry method:

  1. Navigate to Ways Users Can Enter.
  2. Click on Facebook > Like Page.

3. Fill in all required fields.

Public view

The user will be asked to visit your Facebook page and like it. They will receive credit for this entry after verifying the username they liked the page with.

Facebook visit page

SweepWidget allows users to gain entries by visiting a Facebook page.

Admin view

To enable this entry method:

  1. Navigate to Ways Users Can Enter.
  2. Click on Facebook > Visit Page.

3. Fill in all of the fields.

Public view

The user will be asked to visit your Facebook page and like it. They will receive credit for the entry after visiting this link.

Facebook like post

SweepWidget allows users to gain entries by liking a Facebook post.

Admin view

To enable this entry method:

  1. Navigate to Ways Users Can Enter.
  2. Click on Facebook > Visit Post.

3. Fill in all of the fields.

Tip: How to find a link to an individual Facebook post.

Public view

The user will be asked to visit your Facebook post and like it. They will receive credit for the entry after verifying the username they liked the post with.

Facebook comment on a post

SweepWidget allows users to gain entries by commenting on a Facebook post.

Admin view

To enable this entry method:

  1. Navigate to Ways Users Can Enter.
  2. Click on Facebook > Comment.

3. Fill in all of the fields.

Tip: How to find a link to an individual Facebook post.

Public view

The user will be asked to visit your Facebook post and comment on it. They will receive credit for the entry after verifying the username they commented on the post with.

Facebook join group

SweepWidget allows users to gain entries by joining a Facebook group.

Admin view

To enable this entry method:

  1. Navigate to Ways Users Can Enter.
  2. Click on Facebook > Join Group.

3. Fill in all of the fields.

Public view

The user will be asked to visit and join your Facebook group. They will receive credit for the entry after verifying the username they joined the group with.

Facebook share post

SweepWidget allows users to gain entries by sharing a Facebook post.

Admin view

To enable this entry method:

  1. Navigate to Ways Users Can Enter.
  2. Click on Facebook > Share Post.

3. Fill in all of the fields.

Tip: How to find a link to an individual Facebook post.

Public view

The user will be asked to visit and share your Facebook post. They will receive credit for the entry after verifying the username they shared the post with.

Example Facebook giveaway

Below is a live example of a Facebook giveaway. You can enter it and play around with the different entry methods.

Categories: Facebook

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