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June 4, 2012

Facebook Removes All FBML Tabs From Fan Pages – Don’t Lose Your Page!

June 4, 2012 | By | 8 Comments">8 Comments

Big changes are among us once Facebook removes all FBML tabs!

Did you catch Facebook’s previous announcement regarding fan pages?

That change finally happens this week…. and it will affect you!

Ever heard of FBML? Currently, there are over 100 million pages that still have FBML tabs installed.

Why does this matter?

When Facebook removes all FBML tabs on June 6th, these tabs will disappear into the Facebook abyss, never to be seen again… Yikes!

To see if you’ll lose your fan page tabs, click continue…

This is what Facebook has to say about the FBML tab changes

“On June 6th, FBML apps will no longer work on Platform.” – Facebook Developer Blog

With countless millions of FBML monthly users today, when Facebook removes all FBML tabs, this removal will have a large and far reaching impact on Fan Page admins that may not be aware of the news.

In short, any fan page tab that was created with the Static FBML application will no longer work. In Facebook’s early days, FBML was one of the only options Fan Page admins had to customize their tabs.

How to save your FBML tabs

To save your FBML tabs you can do one of two things.

First, if you can open your fan page FBML tab – open Lujure, and remake your tab. We’ll ensure your tab isn’t affected by future Facebook changes.

Secondly, if you’re just frustrated with these changes, check out some of our free tutorials here!

75,000 of you can rejoice

If you use Lujure, you won’t experience any downtime in relation to this Facebook change.

Stay focused on running your business and we’ll continue to ensure that all your fan page tabs stay live and in working order.

That’s a cool trade off huh? You focus on your business and let us chase Facebook around in an effort to keep up with the constant changes!

Your turn

Are you happy or sad to see Facebook removing FBML? Tell us in the comments right now.

 

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David A. George is the Chief Content Creator at Heyo. I'm passionate about marketing, Android, being at the beach, and breathing underwater. I'd love to connect with you on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Google+. Or email me at dgeorge(at)heyo.com