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How to make my Facebook page public?
My Facebook page is only able to be viewed by logging in.
lawrencehawk




msg:4346245
 4:24 pm on Aug 1, 2011 (gmt 0)

I have a Facebook page that is only able to be viewed if you are logged into Facebook. SO this means the search engines are not currently crawling the page. We have over 1200 likes and consistently post new stuff.

I have checked in the settings and do not see anything to change? Anybody know?

 

adamsaad




msg:4350012
 5:25 pm on Aug 10, 2011 (gmt 0)

Once you login you need to edit the page and see if the admin can view page should not be check that is the only setting available

lawrencehawk




msg:4350016
 5:39 pm on Aug 10, 2011 (gmt 0)

I actually got it figured out. The previous person set the age restriction to 17+.

So I changed it to 13+ and it works. Obviously makes sense after the fact! Thanks for your help though

Nika




msg:4379435
 1:58 am on Oct 26, 2011 (gmt 0)

lawrencehawk, what was the outcome? Did your FB page get visible for everybody without the need to log in? So Googlebot would see it too?

Staffa




msg:4379436
 2:06 am on Oct 26, 2011 (gmt 0)

I don't think that it is age related.
How can FB know that I am old enough to see the page unless I am logged in ?

Nika




msg:4379440
 2:22 am on Oct 26, 2011 (gmt 0)

Here is a useful article on the subject [netrafic.com ]. Facebook is not going to help, I think. On the other hand I've seen FB pages that have outside links in the public area, this one, for example: [facebook.com ]. How they do it?

[edited by: bill at 4:28 am (utc) on Oct 26, 2011]
[edit reason] tidy up [/edit]

Nika




msg:4379478
 5:31 am on Oct 26, 2011 (gmt 0)

I finally figured it out, dumb of me not to realize it right away. You just make your FB page Info the landing point and there is your link if you had one in the info. Alas, it's nofollow anyway.

Tropical Island




msg:4379603
 4:03 pm on Oct 26, 2011 (gmt 0)

Really weird this morning.

I opened my company page & then clicked to my personal page.
The personal page was the profile page with no news feeds & no way to get to them.

I finally logged out & then logged back in & every thing returned to normal.

That never happened before. I did notice that my name & photo was different in the top right corner.

Nika




msg:4379608
 4:11 pm on Oct 26, 2011 (gmt 0)

It is weird, and scary! :)

Tropical Island




msg:4379678
 5:58 pm on Oct 26, 2011 (gmt 0)

Ok, here's what's happening.

If I open my company page by direct link from my bookmarks & then click on my name in the top right corner I land on a type of profile page with no news feed. There is no way from this page to reach the general wall page with news feeds.

If I close the page & go directly to my personal FaceBook page from my bookmarks the normal interface appears with the current news feed.

Obviously some sort of glitch.

Elsmarc




msg:4379709
 7:01 pm on Oct 26, 2011 (gmt 0)

Good info - Good question. Thanks!

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