How To Add Facebook Group Featured Posts & Section Items? [in 2022]

One of the changes that we can see in some of the Facebook groups is that Facebook has changed how the pinning functionality worked. In some Facebook groups, Facebook Group Announcements are not available anymore instead we have a Featured section at the top of the Facebook group.

In this Facebook group tutorial, we are going to explain how this featured section works:

  • How can you add featured posts to your Facebook group
  • What other items can you add to the Facebook group featured section
  • How to arrange items in the featured section of the group
  • How to remove posts and other assets from the Featured section.

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Without further ado, let’s dive in.

What is this featured section at the top of the Facebook group?

This Featured section is the new way how you can pin posts, group rules, group events, hashtags in a Facebook group. and feature the most important things at the top of the Facebook group.

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Once you pin a Facebook group post or anything else to this featured list, it will have a dedicated card in the featured section.

The upgrade compared to the Announcement feature is that now you can pin other items not just group posts to the Featured section.

How to make Featured posts in a Facebook group?

Here is how to add posts to the Featured section:

  1. Open the Facebook group
  2. Go to the post you want to add to the Featured list.
  3. Click on the three dots.pin a Facebook group post to the featured section
  4. Select ‘Pin to Featured’.

Update the page, and the post should appear in the Featured section. Now when a regular user opens the Facebook group, they should see this post at the top of the Facebook group.

What else can you pin to the Facebook group Featured section?

You can not only add posts but you can also add other items to the Featured list. Here is a list of items you can add to the Featured section of a Facebook group:

How to add Hashtags/Topics to the Facebook Group’s featured section?

  1. Open the Facebook group
  2. Click on the Topics tab.
  3. Click on the three dots of the topic that you want to make featured.
  4. Select ‘Pin’.

Now this Facebook group topic should show up in the Featured section of the group.

How to make Facebook Group Rules, Events featured in a Facebook group?

  1. Go to the Featured section.
  2. Look for the rules or the Events card in the Featured list
  3. Click on the ‘Pin’ icon to make the item featured.

How to move items in the Featured section of a Facebook group?

You can change the order of the Featured cards in the Featured section.  Here is how to move the Featured items:

  1. Go to the Facebook group Featured section
  2. Click on the three dots.
  3. Select ‘Move’ or ‘Move to the front’move to front of the Facebook group featured section

How to remove posts and other stuff from the featured section?

Once you no longer want to showcase a Facebook group post or another item in the Featured section, here is how to remove it:

  1. Go to the Facebook group post you want to remove from the Featured list.
  2. Click on the three dots.
  3. Select ‘Unpin’.remove Facebook group post from Featured section

Refresh the page, and the group post should no longer be featured at the top of the Facebook group.

Featured Facebook group section – Frequently Asked Questions

What are Featured Facebook group posts?

Featured Facebook Group posts are posts that have been pinned to the Featured section of the Facebook group and show up at the top of the Facebook group feed.

How to add a featured tab to my Facebook group?

When you add posts or rules, events, etc. to the Facebook Group, the Featured tab will automatically appear in your Facebook group tab row.

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