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How do I get the new Facebook Layout called Timeline?

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How do I get timeline

How do I get the New Facebook Layout Timeline?

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People keep asking, “How do I get Timeline“, “How to get new facebook layout“, “how do you get the new Facebook“, “how to get the new Facebook “, “how do I get Facebook backgrounds for Timeline”? Well, your wait is over and the answer to how to get the new Facebook timeline layout is here. If you are wondering can i get the new facebook layout, yes. But in order to see other’s new facebook layout work on profiles you’ll have to set it up for yourself too.

So, now for the new Timeline Facebook Profile feature installation. Here I’ll walk you through the steps. In just a few quick steps you’ll see the Timeline on Facebook. You’ll have the new Facebook Profile Layout called “Timeline” installed.

Follow ALL of these simple steps to get the new Facebook Timeline installed:

You’ll need a free Facebook Dev Account!

Link is at the bottom of this page.

If you are new to Facebook Developer’s page you’ll be asked for permission.

Next, click on the Create New App.

How do I get Timeline

New Facebook Layout

You’ll be asked to give your new Facebook app a name. I used Timeline since that is what will be ran. Display name is the name you’ll see and App Namespace is the link, navigation or backend name if you will excuse the term for the app. Check that you agree to the Platform Privacy Policy and click continue.

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Prove to Facebook you are a human and not a spam bot by completing the security check:

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Then, you’ll see the basic settings. On the left navigation you’ll see and need to click Open Graph.

how do i get timeline

You’ll be asked to create an action description. You can simply put anything. For this example I put “go back” and “in time”.

facebook timeline layout

Next, to get the new Facebook layout, on the next screen you are presented with many fields that can be skipped. Simply scroll down and click “Save changes and next”.

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Again, these fields can be skipped and just click “Save changes and next”.

Last, you’ll see a page where you can customize your Timeline for the new Facebook layout. Style is how you want the aggrogate data displayed, how you want to sort the data, title and so on. It should be quick easy from here to understand how to customize and you can make changes later too.

Click Save and Finish:

That’s it! you’ll be take to a page where you can create new action types, etc. but you are done and now have the new Facebook layout installed and can get backgrounds for Facebook Timeline .

After some time, and it could be a while, you’ll see an invite to enable Timeline on your Facebook Home Page.


Here’s the link to get started:

Follow this link and then refer back to these instructions:

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About Joseph Lancaster

Joseph Lancaster is founder and senior marketing consultant at SurfingExpert.

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  1. Pankaj DhawanDecember 15, 2011 at 11:45 PM

    i am unable to use time line . my profile donot become timeline. plz helppppppppppppp…………..

    • Joseph LancasterDecember 16, 2011 at 7:41 AMAuthor

      I’ve opened all instructions, please follow them and you’ll have timeline installed. Facebook has opened timeline up to everyone now.

  2. Joseph LancasterDecember 30, 2011 at 4:12 PMAuthor

    Timeline has finally launched officially. Visit this page to get setup:

  3. Joseph LancasterJanuary 24, 2012 at 1:37 PMAuthor

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  4. Joseph LancasterFebruary 5, 2012 at 6:04 PMAuthor

    How to remove timeline. It is impossible to remove facebook timeline but you can delete timeline from your view with special patches to your browser that make it appear as it did. There is no sense in that though. You might as well get used to it.

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