How to Add Hover Text to Your Facebook Cover Photo

This quick tutorial will show you how to add hover text to your Facebook cover photo

Katie Davidson

A UX designer with roots in digital marketing.

What happens when you hover over your Facebook Page’s Cover photo?

Chances are nothing, but if you have set your cover photo up correctly, you have have a secret message pop up for desktop users.

Here’s a very quick tutorial on how to add hover text to your cover photo.

  1. While logged into your Facebook Page, click on your cover photo
  2. In the upper right hand corner, click on “Add Description”
  3. Enter the text you want visitors to see when they hover over your cover photo
  4. Click done editing, and exit out of the cover photo editing panel
  5. Refresh your page to see your new cover photo hover text

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  1. David Kunkel

    This functionality seems to have been removed. You can tag the photo, add alt text, add location…but “Add Description” does not appear as an option.

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