Can you really get a Backlink from Facebook

backlinks building seo SEO and Facebook? Sounds interesting.

Definitely we can do link building from Facebook. Why only Facebook? There are various Social Media accounts which can give us quality backlinks source.

Check out to create 16 different social media backlinks to get website traffic.

Most of the Social Media backlinks are with no-follow notation.

But can we create do follow links from Facebook?

Let us first check out the popular way of creating the do follow backlink. Then we will see if it is really possible to have dofollow links from Facebook.


1. Create a Facebook fan page.

2. Go to Static HTML .

3. Click on Add Static HTML to a Page.backlinks building seo 4. A new window will open up with Add Page Tab Button. backlinks building seo 5. Before clicking on Add Page tab select the Facebook page from the drop down menu where you want to add the static html to. backlinks building seo   6. A new window will come up as Set Up Tab. You may click on Set up tab or may go to your FB page where now you will get a new ‘welcome’ tab. Click on to edit.backlinks building seo 7. You will be leaded to the static html page where you need to add your website url to index.html in the following format.

<a title=”Click on” href=”” target=”_blank” rel=”dofollow”>Title of your blog</a>

Make sure you change the with your site url.

backlinks building seo 8. Save and Publish.

9. Now go to your FB page and click on the ‘Welcome’ Tab on the bottom left of the page.

On clicking the tab you will see the backlink ready from Facebook end.

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No. It will not. Google will never treat this as a backlink. The App Static HTML page is created under <iframe> tag so the HTML page is in a separate frame which will not be considered as Facebook.

<iframe> tag specifies an inline frame which is used to embed another document within the current HTML document and hence do not passes any link juice to the links inside. So it will be blind to Google as the content inside will not be indexed.


If you want to check if a page have do-follow or no-follow notation then:

Go to the page> Right click> View page source 

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CTRL +F  Search for rel=”dofollow” or rel=nofollow’ in the search box.

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You will see if the page if allowing no follow or do follow backlinks.


You should create as many backlinks from G+, Twitter, Pinterest and list will go on. When we acquire many social links for a particular post, it helps in SEO indirectly.

You will see many times that search engine displays the social media profiles for particular search terms. So it has a positive effect on SEO unintentionally.

Before proceeding check how does social media backlinks affect search engine rankings. 

2 thoughts on “Can you really get a Backlink from Facebook

  1. No freaken way haha 😀

    What? I’ll have to try this but if it was true I bet everyone and their grandmother would be doing it. But it’s worth checking out, I guess.

    Thanks for sharing.

  2. A nofollow link can also directly lead to someone spending money on your company’s products or services. If you consistently create awareness and engage with people, those nofollow links may earn you way more than domain authority.

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