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Display facebook dialog request as modal popup?

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I recently created an HTML page that will display the dialog request used to invite friends to a fanpage. The code for the page is included.

How can I display that webform as a modal popup within my fanpage? Currently, it displays as a popup.

This is what I did: I created the HTML page in my server and I created the app in facebook. Within Facebook app, in "App on Facebook", I set canvas URL to www.myDomain.com/Facebook/ . When I go to that URL, it will display the requests dialog as a popup.

Then I tried it under "PAge TAb" and I set the page tab URL to www.myDomain.com/Facebook/. Then I add the tab to my fanpage, When I click on the tab, I get the error "405 - HTTP verb used to access this page is not allowed."/

What can the problem be? I just want the requests dialog to be displayed as modal popup.
Thanks.
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html>
    <head>
    <title>My Great Website</title>
    </head>
    <body>
      <div id="fb-root"></div>
      <script src="http://connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js">
      </script>
      <script>
         FB.init({
         appId: '999999999999', cookie: true, 
            status:true, xfbml:true 
         });

         FB.ui({ method: 'apprequests', 
            message: 'Here is a new Requests dialog...'});
      </script>
     </body>
 </html>

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