How To Add Your Facebook Business Page to Your New Facebook Profile

by Wendy on January 21, 2011

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How To Add Your Facebook Business Page to Your New Facebook Profile

You may have noticed that Facebook have recently rolled out a new look personal profile.

One of the major changes is the removal of the information box below your picture. This box was extremely handy, as you were able to include a live, clickable URL to your website or, more importantly, your Facebook Business Page.

Whilst this box is now gone, there is still a way to link up your Facebook Business page via your personal profile – by adding your Facebook Business page as an employer.

As with most things Facebook, for some of you, it will be very simple. You just need to Edit your Education and Work, find the Employer field and start typing the name of your page. Facebook will give you drop down prompts of names to select, one of which should be your page. Select this and set as your current employer.

For others (like me!), there is a small catch and you’ll need to do a bit of coding in order to get your Facebook Business page displaying correctly in your personal Facebook profile. (You can click each of the example images below to enlarge them for easier viewing).

Here’s what to do:

Firstly, you’ll need to load up your Firefox web browser to make the changes. Within Firefox, you’ll need to use the Web Developer functionality. You can download the necessary addon here: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/60/

Once you have installed the addon, restart Firefox.

Next, go to your Facebook business page and copy the ID tag from the menu bar.

Once you have copied this ID tag, go back to your personal Facebook profile and Edit Profile.

Select Add “name of your page” to reveal Employer fields to complete.

This is where you need to do a little bit of coding.

In the Facebook profile window above, Right Click your Mouse and Choose => Web Developer => Forms => Display Form Details

The window will change and appear as follows, with Form Details turned on.

Find the TWO fields called .

Paste the ID tab into the two fields. There is one field right at the top and a second field on the right hand side. The top field will be blank. The second field on the right hand side will already have numbers in it. Replace these numbers with the ID tag.

Next, click the box saying “I currently work here” to show this as your Current Employer.

Finally, click the Add Job button and your Facebook Business page will be added to your profile.

Remeber to Turn Off the Display Form Details by again right clicking with your Mouse and choosing Web Developer => Forms => Display Form Details.

Your Facebook Business Page will now show under your Education and Work.

By Wendy Moore
Copyright 2011 Savvy Web Women Pty Ltd

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