September 22, 2015

How To Get Facebook App ID and Secret Key in Just 1 Minute

Do you want to create a new FB-related WordPress plugin, then you are required to add you Facebook App ID and secret Key.

How To Get Facebook App ID & Secret Key in Just 1 Minute : eAskme
How To Get Facebook App ID & Secret Key in Just 1 Minute : eAskme
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As a developer or blogger you should to create App ID and get secret key to get things done for you. Today I am going to take you through the process of configuring a WordPress which I was using without Facebook app id and Secret key. This plugin is Facebook Album embed and even after embedding my photo album from Facebook page, it was showing following error:

  • “message”: “An access token is required to request this resource.”

I know the issue I have faced many people are also facing the same issue. It is because facebook has made some changes recently in its API. Today I am going to share how to use Facebook developers page to create new apps and get Facebook App ID and Secret key.

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How to create a Facebook APP and get App ID and Secret Key:

You need not to be a coder or programmer to create Facebook app. It is just simple. So if you are going to configure any app which requires Facebook id and secret code or you are developing your own facebook app, then this tutorial is going to help you.

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  • Go to Facebook developers page
  • Click on "create a new app"
  • Select the type of app, for WordPress use Website.
  • Enter name for your app.

How to create App ID

  •     Create new Facebook App Id.
  •     Select the category.
  •     Click on the "Create app ID". 
  •     Click on Skip
  •     Now you will see your created App page
  •     Here you can get Facebook app id and secret key.

How to Retrieve Facebook secret Key

  •     Click on show
  •     Enter your Facebook account password
  •     You will see the App secret key.
  •     Copy and paste App ID and App secret key in plugin.

It worked perfectly for me when I was configuring Facebook Albums plugin for Wordpress. I hope this tutorial will help you to configure Facebook related plugin on your WordPress blog.

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If you have any suggestion or question, Feel free to ask me via comments. If you need help with this, do let me know.