Facebook Pixel is a tracking tool will allow you to determine the effectiveness of your Facebook ads. You can easily check and analyze the actions and the way people interact with your ads and behave on your store as a result of the ad. The tool goes beyond that, though, and allows you to create retargeting audiences for your ads as well.
Every ecommerce can benefit greatly from Facebook Pixel by generating more sales. So today in this guide I’m going to teach you how to add Facebook Pixel in Magento 2. For this, I will use Facebook Pixel extension by Apptrian.
Steps to Follow
- Download and Install Facebook Pixel Extension
- Run CLI Commands
- Configure Pixel Code in your Store
Download and Install Facebook Pixel Extension
Download the Apptrian’s Facebook Pixel extension from the Magento Marketplace. After downloading, go to the app directory from the root directory of your store and create directories: code/Apptrian/FacebookPixel. Unzip your downloaded extension file and upload it to app/code/Apptrian/FacebookPixel. The final directory will look like this:
Run CLI Commands
Launch an SSH terminal and connect it to your store. Then go the root directory and run the following commands:
Enable the module:
php bin/magento module:enable Apptrian_FacebookPixel
Upgrade the setup:
php bin/magento setup:upgrade
Deploy static content:
php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy
Clean and Flush the cache:
php bin/magento cache:clean
php bin/magento cache:flush
Configure Pixel Code in your Store
Open the admin panel of your store and then navigate to STORES → Configuration:
Click on Facebook Pixel under APPTRIAN EXTENSIONS:
Then select Yes from Enabled and enter your Facebook Pixel ID:
Now save the configuration by clicking on Save Config from top of the page:
It’s time to verify if Facebook Pixel successfully integrated to your Magento 2 store.
Install Facebook Pixel Helper extension to your Google Chrome browser. Launch your store and at the top of the browser you can see the icon of Facebook Helper extension. Click on the icon:
You’ll see this popup screen:
If the image above pops up, that means Facebook Pixel has been successfully integrated with your Magento 2 store!
Facebook Pixel is one of the best tools that can help you in getting large number of sales. After following this tutorial, I hope you can easily add Facebook Pixel to your Magento 2 store. If you still face any issue related to this tutorial, then just leave your query in the comment box below and I’ll get back to you!
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