How to get Facebook Timeline in less than 10 minutes

Posted by Prashant on October 1, 2011 in Facebook,How To

Facebook timeline

To get the Facebook Timeline for your profile, you would need to register yourself as a Facebook developer which is quite simple. Go the bottom of your Facebook Page and click on ‘Developers’. If you are accessing it for the first time, developer app will ask you for permission which you can allow. Then follow these below steps to get your new Facebook Timeline in less than 10 minutes.



Go to Apps section in Developers area and then “Create New App‘ on top right corner of the screen. It will open up a new pop up window for entering “App Display Name” & “App Namespace” for the new app. You can enter any name you want just make sure Namespace that you enter is available. Next click on ‘Continue’.

create a new app



If you are asked for any security check (CAPTCHA), do it and proceed. On next screen you will be taken to basic page for your app and here in the left hand menu click on ‘Open Graph‘ section.

open graph


On Next screen for Open Graph, enter details as shown below and click on ‘Get Started’. It will take you to page where you will be asked to define the actions of the users.

get started


Action Type Page consists of 3 section which you can leave as it is and just Hit “Save and Next” for page 1 and 2 and on 3rd Page click on “Save and Finish”.

action type save

Wait for few minutes and then go to your Facebook Wall.


As now you are registered as a Facebook developer, you will be asked to try new Facebook timeline. Click on ‘Get It Now‘ and you’re done.



Your Profile will have a new timeline and now every time you click on your Profile, you will be shown this timeline. Though this timeline won’t be made public until a week has passed or you click ‘Publish Now‘ to publish the timeline for your Profile.

new timeline

Now you can show off to your friends that you are among the early ones to experience Facebook’s new Timeline. For other interesting Facebook tips and ways to customize your Facebook Timeline, like our Facebook Page.

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