How do I add Phorest online booking to my Facebook and Instagram pages?

This article will show you how you can easily link your online booking to your Facebook and Instagram pages.

Go to Manager > Settings > OnlineInstagram & Facebook

Click the Connect Accounts button, then read and agree to each of the terms to get started.


Give the new connection a name (e.g. your business name), click Save and Continue, then click Continue to Facebook to sign in to your Facebook profile.

If you have multiple locations in Phorest and multiple Facebook business pages for each location, you can set up multiple connections and name each connection after each location so you can easily distinguish between them in your Phorest settings. Continue the setup with one location first, then return to this screen and create another connection to link the remaining locations.

You will need to sign in to your personal profile that is associated with your Facebook business page.

Note: The next step will open up in your internet browser, however you may need to minimize Phorest to see this.

Completing the Setup & Connecting to Instagram

Continue with the setup process in your internet browser. You will eventually see the option to also add your Instagram profile. If you wish to do this, click Add Profile.

Note: Your Facebook and Instagram accounts will need to be connected in order for this to work. To learn more about connecting your accounts, check out this Facebook help article.


Continue with the remaining steps on Facebook until you get a notification to close this tab. Close the tab or close your internet browser and return to Phorest, and your page(s) should now be connected and Book Now buttons enabled.

 Having Trouble Connecting?

Facebook may display some errors when attempting to connect your account. Unfortunately, these are out of Phorest's control. However, we've made up some guides below that may help if you get stuck

 Reporting on your Bookings

There are two tools you can use to track the effectiveness of your Facebook and Instagram Book Now buttons. Click on the links below for more information:

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