Graph API Version

Page Canvases

Represents a list of canvas nodes of a Facebook Page.

Reading

Return Instant Experiences for the page

Example

Graph API Explorer
GET /v5.0/{page-id}/canvases HTTP/1.1
Host: graph.facebook.com
/* PHP SDK v5.0.0 */
/* make the API call */
try {
  // Returns a `Facebook\FacebookResponse` object
  $response = $fb->get(
    '/{page-id}/canvases',
    '{access-token}'
  );
} catch(Facebook\Exceptions\FacebookResponseException $e) {
  echo 'Graph returned an error: ' . $e->getMessage();
  exit;
} catch(Facebook\Exceptions\FacebookSDKException $e) {
  echo 'Facebook SDK returned an error: ' . $e->getMessage();
  exit;
}
$graphNode = $response->getGraphNode();
/* handle the result */
/* make the API call */
FB.api(
    "/{page-id}/canvases",
    function (response) {
      if (response && !response.error) {
        /* handle the result */
      }
    }
);
/* make the API call */
new GraphRequest(
    AccessToken.getCurrentAccessToken(),
    "/{page-id}/canvases",
    null,
    HttpMethod.GET,
    new GraphRequest.Callback() {
        public void onCompleted(GraphResponse response) {
            /* handle the result */
        }
    }
).executeAsync();
// For more complex open graph stories, use `FBSDKShareAPI`
// with `FBSDKShareOpenGraphContent`
/* make the API call */
FBSDKGraphRequest *request = [[FBSDKGraphRequest alloc]
                               initWithGraphPath:@"/{page-id}/canvases"
                                      parameters:params
                                      HTTPMethod:@"GET"];
[request startWithCompletionHandler:^(FBSDKGraphRequestConnection *connection,
                                      id result,
                                      NSError *error) {
    // Handle the result
}];
If you want to learn how to use the Graph API, read our Using Graph API guide.

Parameters

ParameterDescription
is_hidden
boolean

Used for query hidden or not hidden Instant Experiences

is_published
boolean

Used for query published or unpublished Instant Experiences

Fields

Reading from this edge will return a JSON formatted result:

{ "data": [], "paging": {} }

data

A list of Canvas nodes.

paging

For more details about pagination, see the Graph API guide.

Validation Rules

ErrorDescription
100Invalid parameter
80001There have been too many calls to this Page account. Wait a bit and try again. For more info, please refer to https://developers.facebook.com/docs/graph-api/overview/rate-limiting.
200Permissions error

Creating

Requirements

To publish canvases on a Page, you need:

You can make a POST request to canvases edge from the following paths:
When posting to this edge, a Canvas will be created.

Parameters

ParameterDescription
background_color
string
Default value: FFFFFFFF

Background color of the canvas

body_element_ids
list<numeric string or integer>

A list of all canvas element ids inside this canvas

enable_swipe_to_open
boolean
Default value: false

Field used to mark if swipe to open is enabled

is_hidden
boolean

Field used to mark if the canvas is visible or not

is_published
boolean
Default value: false

Field used to mark the publish state of the canvas

name
string
Default value: Untitled Canvas

Field used to label docs by the editor tool

Return Type

This endpoint supports read-after-write and will read the node represented by id in the return type.
Struct {
id: numeric string,
}

Validation Rules

ErrorDescription
100Invalid parameter
200Permissions error
210User not visible
105The number of parameters exceeded the maximum for this operation

Updating

You can't perform this operation on this endpoint.

Deleting

You can't perform this operation on this endpoint.