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Embed a Facebook Link on 1&1 MyWebsite Page

This guide will help you add a Facebook module to your 1&1 MyWebsite.

Even if you do not have a Facebook page, you can still benefit by adding the Facebook module to your site. Your website visitors that have Facebook accounts will be able to share your website easily with other Facebook users which will help your site's audience grow.

To implement a Facebook link in your website, please follow the next steps.

Step 2
Click Insert Elements from the main menu on the right-hand side. 1&1 MyWebsite start page
1&1 MyWebsite start page
Step 3
Choose Social and then click and hold Facebook. Insert Elements > Social > Facebook
Insert Elements > Social > Facebook
Step 4
Drag the icon to the area of the page where you want the Facebook module added. When you are comfortable with the chosen area, release the mouse button. Facebook insertion into a 1&1 MyWebsite page or sidebar
Facebook insertion into a 1&1 MyWebsite page or sidebar
Step 5
It is suggested to select one of the three Facebook elements available.

If you select the Like Box or the Banner type, enter your Facebook web address into the box. To find out what your web address (URL) is or to choose a Facebook web address, go to the Facebook Username Site.

If you already have a web address, it will be displayed here, or you can choose a web address as long as it is not already used by another user.

Please note:
The Facebook module works only for business profiles and not personal profiles.

When you are finished, click Save.

Selection of one of the three Facebook link options > Save
Selection of one of the three Facebook link options > Save
Step 6
The Facebook element has been added and now has to be connected.
Please note:
It is important to complete the rest of the steps below or your Facebook visitors may receive errors when "liking" your page.
Like button included into the website's sidebar
Like button included into the website's sidebar
Step 7
Log into Facebook and then change the address in the address bar of your browser to http://facebook.com/insights

Then, click on Insights for your Website. Facebook user interface
Facebook user interface
Step 8
The new window will contain a meta tag that needs to be added to your 1&1 MyWebsite in order for the Facebook "Like" button to function. Copy the text highlighted below. Meta tag
Meta tag
Step 9
Now go back to your 1&1 MyWebsite editor and click on Settings > Edit Header Section. This is where you will enter the meta tag provided by Facebook. Main menu
Main menu
Step 10
Paste the meta code provided by Facebook in the text box and then click Save. If you already have code in the text box, make sure the meta tag is on its own line. Code insertion into the Edit Header Section text field > Save
Code insertion into the Edit Header Section text field > Save

Now when your website visitors that have Facebook come to your website, they can click the "Like" button to advertise to other Facebook users that your website is worth a look.