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How To Add A Newsletter To Your Facebook Page

Posted by on 18th Aug 2009 | 5 comments

FacebookLast week I explained how you can create a fan page for your blog on Facebook. Today I am going to show you how I added a newsletter subscription page to the Blogging Tips Facebook page.

I’ve heard that there are a few ways to add HTML to pages on Facebook but the application I used is called Static FBML, which is a Facebook application which lets you use HTML or FBML (Facebook Markup Language).

Here is what you need to do add a newsletter to your blogs Facebook fan page:

  1. Login to Facebook
  2. Go to the Static FBML application page.
  3. Click on the ‘Add to my Page’ button.
    How To Add A Newsletter To Your Facebook Page
  4. This will bring up a pop up where you can add the application to every fan page you own. Simply click the ‘Add to Page’ button to add the application to your fan page.
    How To Add A Newsletter To Your Facebook Page
  5. Go back to your fan page and click on the ‘Edit Page’ link.
    Edit Page
  6. You should now see a new box in your ‘Edit Page’ called Newsletter – FBML. Click on the pencil icon to make a drop down menu appear. Click on the edit link.
    Edit Newsletter - FBML
  7. You can now edit your newsletter page. Edit the name of your new page in the ‘Box Title’ field and you enter your newsletter details in the ‘FBML’ field (i.e. copy your newsletter HTML code to this area).
    Edit your newsletter page
  8. Now go back to your blogs Facebook fan page. Click on the + symbol to add a new tab. You should now see your new newsletter page in the navigation menu. Simply select the tab to move it where you want (i.e. you can place it as the 2nd tab after the wall if you want).
    Add newsletter page to your fan page navigation menu
  9. That’s it! Click on the newsletter tab to see your new page in action.
    How To Add A Newsletter To Your Facebook Page

This technique can be used to add several new HTML pages to your blogs Facebook fan page. You could add a contact page, links page or even a sponsors page. All you need to do to add a new page is go back to the ‘Static FBML’ edit page and click on the ‘Add another FBML box’ link at the bottom of the page.

I hope you found this tutorial straight forward but if you are unsure about anything please let me know and I will clarify it :)

Thanks,
Kevin


Kevin Muldoon is a professional blogger with a love of travel. He writes regularly about topics such as WordPress, Blogging, Productivity and Social Media on his personal blog and provides support to bloggers at Rise Forums. He can also be found on Twitter @KevinMuldoon and .

5 comments - Leave a reply
  • Posted by Artikel komputer on 18th Aug 2009

    Thanks for the tutorial, i like it, it's very clear with screenshot.

  • Posted by Acı Cehre on 19th Aug 2009

    Thanks for great sharing

  • Posted by John on 19th Aug 2009

    This is great stuff, thanks!

    On another note I am having trouble getting one of my Facebook pages to go public, if anyone knows the answer to that?

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  • Posted by Alex Whinfield on 7th Oct 2010

    Great post Kevin, thanks for the tip :)
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