You are back to using Facebook after a long time that you did not use it and, now, since there have been several updates to the social network in the meantime, you are having difficulty using its tools for publishing posts. In particular, the functionality you used to create a link in the past doesn’t seem to exist anymore and now you don’t know how to do it. Don’t worry, if that’s the case, just know I’m here to help you.
In the following chapters, in fact, I will provide you with all the useful information on how to create a link on Facebook, helping you to “regain your hand” with the function dedicated to publishing links on your profile or on your Facebook page, as well as illustrating you in detail how to create the link of the content present on the social network.
if you can’t wait to find out more about it now, sit down comfortably and just take a few minutes of free time. Carefully follow the procedures I am about to explain to you and you will see that you will easily and quickly succeed in the intent you have proposed. I wish you a good reading and a good job.
How to create a link on Facebook
Since you want to know how to create a link on Facebook, I immediately give you the good news, and that is that it is no longer necessary to perform complex operations to succeed.
Now, in fact, Facebook directly supports the publication of URLs in posts published on the profile or on a page. So, to publish a link on Facebook, all you have to do is paste it into the text field dedicated to creating the post and press the Publish button, as also explained in my tutorial on how to publish a link on Facebook.
In the next chapters of this guide, therefore, I will rather explain how to create a link on Facebook to share posts already published. It is possible to do this both from smartphones and tablets, through the Facebook app for Android (also downloadable from alternative stores ) and iOS / iPadOS, and from a computer, from the official Facebook site.
From smartphones and tablets
Let’s start with smartphones and tablets. To create a link on Facebook starting from an already published post, start the social network app and log in to your account, if necessary.
Now, locate the post of your interest and then tap the Share button. Then press on the wording Other options and the reference URL of the post will be generated, which you can copy by pressing the copy button in the dialogue menu of your device.
At this point, all you have to do is paste the generated URL wherever you like, so that you can share it with other people.
If you want to create a link on Facebook from your computer, you must connect to the official website of the social network, log in to your account, and search, through the Feed or the search engine, for the post of your interest.
At this point, to obtain the reference URL of the same, you have to press on the date and time of publication. By doing so, the link will be generated in the address bar of the browser and, therefore, all you have to do is copy it via the right-click menu or key combination Ctrl + C / cmd + c after clicking on it.
This way you can later paste the URL obtained wherever you prefer, in order to be able to share it with other people.
How to create a link on Facebook with photos
Would you like to get the referral URL of a multimedia post shared on Facebook? In this case, you will be happy to know that, if you wonder how to create links on Facebook with photos, all you have to do is follow the exact same operations indicated in the previous chapters. These, in fact, are valid for obtaining the URLs of text and/or multimedia posts.
How to create a custom link on Facebook
Are you wondering how to create a custom link on Facebook as you would like to make changes to the URL you intend to share in your profile or page posts? In this case, you can use the link preview modification tool that can be used directly when sharing the URL on Facebook, from the browser.
Therefore, connect to the official Facebook website and go to your profile or the page you manage where you want to publish the URL, and use the relevant text field to paste the link of your interest.
At this point, press on the arrows icon located in correspondence with the preview image of the URL: using the edit preview button you can, in fact, set a new preview image by simply selecting it, if this is available.
Alternatively, to create a custom link, you can shorten and embellish it using URL Shortener tools such as Bit.ly that allow you to shorten long URLs, modify them to your liking and also keep track of clicks on them. for more information about it, refer to my guide on how to rename a link.