Does you Facebook Page layout for desktop look different than it did before? In early August 2016, Facebook launched the new Facebook Page layout for desktops! Here are FIVE items to review for Page owners:

  1. Review your COVER IMAGE. You now no longer have to take into account the profile picture or other content overlay. You may want to take some time to design a new cover photo with all that extra room! See: This information for help.

  2. Review your CALL-TO-ACTION BUTTON. The CTA button is now much more prominent on the new page design, in keeping with Facebook’s mobile app page layout. Test and ensure your button goes where you want it to. Also monitor your CTA button Insights to see what’s working. [Go to Insights > Actions on Page > Action Button.]

  3. Review your SECTIONS. These are all on the right side now. Nothing changed here, but you may want to check that the info is correct and you’re happy with the order of the sections. Hover over any section to make the edit pencil appear > click the pencil icon > click Manage Sections. Drag and drop as you wish. (Note: the top 3 sections – Search, Info & About – cannot be reordered. Also, sections cannot be removed.)

  4. Review all your TABS! Now that your apps/tabs have a more prominent position, and each one is all clearly displayed in the left column, you’ll want to make sure the tabs are in the order you want and that all 3rd party app tabs work properly. Tabs you haven’t used in a while might suddenly be on display! Click the Manage Tabs button at the bottom of the tab list then drag and drop if you want to reorder.

  5. View your page as a VISITOR. By default, page admins see more information on their page (like insights, like, scheduled post). You’ll want to view your page as a visitor see it just in case you need to make any further edits.

Kinsey Terry is a Program Coordinator for the University of Georgia SBDC in Rome. Kinsey organizes, executes, and handles the marketing of all Continuing Education programs, teaches the Starting Your Own Business class, and promotes awareness of the SBDC through speaking engagements, management of our social media presence, and other public relations activities.