How to Create Facebook App

Learning how to get a Facebook App ID or App Secret for Facebook dependent functionality for your website, then you are at the right place.

Hi friends today I going to tell you how to create a Facebook application ID. Before tell it you should know what Facebook app ID is and why you need it. As a developer many times we have to make some app, which may have several functionality depending upon the requirements, for example posting an image/post to you fan page timeline through some scripts. So when a script makes a request to Facebook to post an image then this App ID tells it were to post, so in nutshell App ID is a unique key for you fan page.
I have created several time Facebook app and miss out some of the impotent point as a result my script does not work, so I thought of writing it to my blog so it will help me as well as my readers to create an application ID at an easy. I have tried to make it very simple and to the point with Screen Shots.

Step 1: Facebook App Website

Go to Facebook Developer Website
Login to your Facebook account

Step 2: Create New App

Click on the "Apps" a drop down menu will appear and pick the first option "Create New App".

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Step 3: Create New App

In a popup window fill the two required fields, and hit "Create App" button
Display Name: write your desired name for the app. Can be any name but should respect some Facebook policies
Category: Pick any one. You can select the "Entertainment" or "Utilitis"

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Step 4: Security Check

A popup window will appear, over there enter the right Captcha Text has it is in the below image, and hit submit

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Step 5: Dashboard

Now, you've created a new Facebook App. You need to make some additional Settings.
Go on the Settings Tab.

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Step 6: Settings

App Domains: enter your site domain. Be sure that you enter your website with and without "www"
Contact Email: This settings is mandatory from a while. Set a valid email address
+Add Platform: click on it for additional settings.

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Step 7: +Add Platform

Select the Website option from the popup window. Very Important!

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Step 8: Website

Site URL: Set your main site URL using the full name (with http://)
Mobile Site URL: set your main site URL for Mobile devices, especially when you have a different URL for Mobile Devices
Save the Changes

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Step 9: Status & Review

Go to Status & Review Tab

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Step 10: Status & Review

Activate the App using that button.
The app will not be activated if you didn't set all the previous settings. Important!

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Step 11: Status & Review

A popup window will appear, hit "Confirm" button.

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Step 12: Dashboard

Now your app is active and public. Go to the dashboard You can use the app for tracking the shares on your website

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Step 13: Dashboard

Your website is now an "object" in Facebook’s Open Graph, with its own App ID and there you will see your App ID and App Secret key, use it in your script, Enjoy!

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Hoping that the above steps had helped you, if steel in drought then comment below I’ll be there to help you out.

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Raunak Gupta

Raunak Gupta

I'm Raunak Gupta, a seasoned software developer with over 9 years of experience in a wide range of programming languages, frameworks, and tools. I started my journey as a WordPress & CakePHP developer in 2014, diving deep into the world of OOPs, Request handling, and SEO. Along the way, I crafted numerous dazzling WooCommerce stores, tamed payment gateways, optimized for full filament functionality, and achieved ultra-low latency for lightning-fast load times. My expertise extends to BI tools, website builders, DevOps, and team leadership. I like to help upcoming developers, so I share my experience through this blog and by assisting fellow developers on Stack Overflow, where I've earned a stellar reputation with over 10k+ points of recognition.

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