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Manage followers

You can add followers to a page so that they will be notified of changes to that page. See the page Overview of following and notification alerts to learn about following and how to add individual followers to a page.

If you want to add many followers to a page at once, use the Manage following page on the Admin panel.

Add followers to a page in bulk

Version 9.2+:
  1. Go to the Admin panelContent section > Manage following page.
  2. In the Find content box, start typing the name of the page you want to add followers to.
  3. Click on the page name when it appears in the dropdown menu. A list of the current page followers will appear.
  4. Start typing the name of a person in the Filter box to filter the list of followers.
  5. To add followers, click Add followers. In the Add followers pop-up window that appears, start typing the name of a person or group, and click on the name of the person or group when it appears in the dropdown list. Repeat to add more people or groups, then click Add
    1. To add all users as followers, click Add all users in the Add followers window, then click Add
  6. To remove a follower, hover over their name, and then click Remove when it appears on the right. Click Confirm in the Remove followers pop-up window that appears.
    1. To remove multiple followers at once, select the checkboxes to the left of multiple followers, OR click the arrow beside the top checkbox and choose to select either all followers listed on the current page or all followers. Click Remove (# of followers) at the top of the list. Click Confirm in the Remove followers pop-up window that appears.
  7. The list of followers will update as you add or remove followers.
  8. To manage followers on a different page, click the X beside the current page name at the top of the page and start again at Step 2.
Note that adding a group as followers on a page is a one-time action that adds all current group members as individual followers on the page. Future changes to the group membership will not affect followers on the page.

Version 9.1:
  1. Go to the Admin panel: Content section > Bulk manage following page.
  2. Put your cursor in the Show following list for text box, and start typing the name of the page you want to add followers to.
  3. Click on the page name when it appears in the dropdown menu. A list of the current page followers will appear.
  4. To add (or remove) followers, click Bulk update at the top right of the list. The Bulk manage following dialog will appear.
  5. In the dialog, drag and drop names from the All people column to the Following column to add followers. Do the reverse to remove followers.
    1. To select multiple consecutive names: Click on the first name, then hold the SHIFT key and click on the last name.
    2. To select multiple non-consecutive names: Click on the first name, then hold the CTRL key and click on each name you want to select.
    3. Once multiple names are selected, click on any of the selected names to drag-and-drop the entire selected group to another column.
    4. To find a particular person, start typing the name in the search box at the top of the dialog to bring up matching names in all columns.
    5. To add or remove all followers, click on the Bulk operations button in the dialog, and select Set all people to following or Clear all following.
  6. Click Save when you are done. The list of the current page followers will update.