How to Center Paragraphs on Facebook
By David Weedmark
Updated September 28, 2017
To center the text in a paragraph on a Facebook page using the Static Facebook Markup Language (FBML) app, you can use the HTML code “
." Facebook's Static FBML is only available on professional pages, also known as fan pages. Although you may have been able to use HTML code on Facebook Notes or on a personal profile at the time of publication, centering paragraphs is not supported except when using the Static FBML app.
Add FBML to Your Page
Log into Facebook in a Web browser and go to your fan page. Click the “Edit Page” button. Click “Apps” on the left side to show the apps you currently have installed and to find additional apps. Click “Browse More Applications” at the bottom of the page.
Type “Static FBML” in the text field on the left of the page where it says “Search Apps.” Press “Enter.”
Click “Static FBML by Facebook.” Click “Add to My Page.” A dialog box opens. Click “Add to Page.” Close the dialog box to return to your list of apps. Static FBML will now be added to the list.
Click “Edit Settings” beneath the Static FBML app. A dialog box opens. Click “Profile.” Click “Add” beside the Tab option to add a new tab to your Facebook page. Close the dialog box.
Click “Go to App” under the Static FBML entry in the list of apps. Type a name for the new tab.
Center a Paragraph in an FBML Tab
Enter any text you want in the Static FBML tab you created in Section 1.
TEXT,” replacing “TEXT” with the content of your paragraph to make a paragraph of centered text.
Resume normal formatted paragraphs by framing the words between “
” and “.” Use any other basic HTML tags to format your text as desired, including bold () and () italic tags .
A published author and professional speaker, David Weedmark has advised businesses and governments on technology for more than 20 years. He has taught computer science at Algonquin College, has started three successful technology businesses, and has written hundreds of articles for newspapers, magazines and online publications on computers and other technology topics.