Create a Facebook App ID for your website

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This article will show you how to create a Facebook app and get the app ID and app secret code from it. If you wish to use Facebook social, like, login button on your website, then you will need these app ID and secret code. In order to create a Facebook application, you will need your own Facebook account. So, If you do not have a Facebook account then go to http://www.facebook.com and create a free account before start the article.

Create Facebook App ID for your website

Now follow the below steps to create a Facebook app ID and get the app ID and secret key from it.

Step 1: Login to your Facebook and go to the Facebook developers site

After login to your Facebook account, you need to go to the Facebook developers site http://developers.facebook.com

Step 2: Register as a developer

To create a Facebook application you need to register yourself as a developer first. To do that click on Apps -> Register as a Developer link. Follow the procedure and complete the registration process.

Step 3: Create a Facebook App ID

To create a new Facebook App ID, click on the My Apps link in the top right corner of the web page and choose Add a new App.

 

Create Facebook App ID for your website

Step 4: Enter display name and contact email

In this step you have to enter a display name which will be displayed to everyone, display name may contain blank spaces. Another thing is required, that is a contact email id. After filling the form save it by click on the Create App ID button. Walla! your first Facebook App is just created. Now you will be redirected to the Dashboard page of this newly created Facebook App.

Create Facebook App ID for your website

Step 5: Choose Platform

On the Dashboard page click on the Choose platform link to specify where your app will be used. For example, if you want to use your app for Facebook share, like or login button in website then you should choose Website as platform.

Create Facebook App ID for your website

Step 5: App Settings

Click on the Settings option from the left sidebar menu. Here you can find some text boxes which need to be fill up with proper data.

Create Facebook App ID for your website

From the first row of the form you will get the App ID and the secret key. In App Domains text box you need to specify your domain where your app will be used. For example, mitrajit.com without www in prefix. If you want to run or test your App in localhost then you must type localhost in the box. Also you need to specify Privacy Policy URL, Terms o Service URL, Category and App Icon.

Step 5: Add Platform

Once again you need to add the platform where your app will be used. For that click on the Add Platform link which is in the bottom of the Settings page. Here, you have to specify the Site URL. For example, http://localhost/mit-demos/mtb-test/.

Create Facebook App ID for your website

Step 5: Make the App Public

The last step of your Facebook App is to make the App public. For that click on the App Review option in the left sidebar menu. After that click on the first button just below the line Make App Public?

Create Facebook App ID for your website

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