Social Snacks Episode 2: How to Create a Custom URL for Your Facebook Group

How to create a custom url for your Facebook Group

Social Snacks Episode 2: How to Create a Custom URL for Your Facebook Group

Are you using Facebook Groups?

If you want to grow your audience and make it easy for people to join your Facebook Group, you'll want to create a custom URL for your Facebook Group.

This way your Facebook Group URL is memorable.

The process is very similar to creating a vanity URL for Facebook Pages.

In this episode of Social Snacks, you'll learn how to create a custom URL for your Facebook Group.
 

How to Create a Custom URL for Your Facebook Group

To create a easy to remember Facebook Group URL, watch this short video tutorial.

 

 

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1. Go to your Facebook Group

Facebook Group with custom url

Example of a Facebook Group with a custom url

2. Click on the ... icon

Facebook Groups menu

3. Select edit group settings

Edit Facebook Group settings

4. Under the web and email address section, click customize address

Facebook Groups web and email address

Click on customize address to set a custom Facebook Groups url

5. Customize your Facebook Group URL

When you create a custom Facebook Group URL, you get a unique URL for your Facebook Group.

Pick a name for your group that is easy to remember.

If you already have a custom URL for your Facebook Page, consider using the same username for your Facebook Group if it is available.

Your Facebook Group URL can be up to 50 characters.

You will also get an email address for your group too.

Emails sent to your Facebook Group email address will show up as a post in your Facebook Group.

Custom Facebook Group url

6. After adding your URL to your group, click customize address

Once you set your Facebook Group URL, you won't be able to change it so be sure you proof it for any mistakes.

Facebook Groups custom url

A customized Facebook Group URL and email address

Wrap-up

Creating a custom URL for your Facebook Group will make it easier for your group members to join your group.

If you plan to promote your Facebook Group on business cards or your online profile, not only will it be easier for customers to remember, but it will look better too compared to the standard Facebook Group URL!

If you have questions about creating a custom URL for your Facebook Group, join the discussion in our Facebook Group or share your ideas on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn.

About The Author
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Christian Karasiewicz Founder, Social Chefs Founder and CEO of Social Chefs, a digital marketing agency. I host two shows, #SocialChatter, the industries longest running social media marketing talk show and Social Snacks, 5 minute or less social media marketing tutorials.