Monday, 25 April 2016

How to get Facebook App ID, Secret Key from Facebook.

                    One of the finest methods of gathering cool traffic to your blog is sharing your post with your friends and on your blog`s Facebook Fan Page. Today I will show you how to get Facebook App ID and Facebook secret key of your App. We have already learned how to add a Facebook Fan Page widget from adding a Gadget option from blogger layout option.

How to get Facebook App ID, Secret Key from Facebook.

                    Great, Here we have a question now, we can directly share our post to Facebook Fan Page so why we need to get Facebook App ID and Secret key? The answer is very simple but its value is infinite, If you are aware of “Social SEO meta tag” then you will find an option there to put the Facebook App ID and the Facebook Admin ID. Putting your FB app id will generate a backlink to your blog when someone like a post or share a post using your Facebook like or share button plugin on a post. It will show on liker timeline that he has liked a post from your blog, that means the liker`s friends also will see that he has liked a post from your blog.

          Step 1: How to create a Facebook app for Facebook Fan Page?


                    Login into the Facebook developer page to create your first FB app for Facebook Fan Page. If you have already registered yourself as a Facebook developer then simply login with your Facebook username and password otherwise login and register yourself as a Facebook developer. Register yourself as a Facebook developer is a very easy task so I am skipping that part how to register on Facebook developer page as a Facebook developer. Assume you have already registered as a Facebook developer and logged in and now navigate to https://developers.facebook.com/apps/ and click on “+ Add a New App”.

Add a New App


          Step 2: Choose an option for your app


                      A popup window will display to choose the right applicable option for your app platform. As we need to get Facebook app id and the secret key for our Facebook Fan Page so continue with the  website platform which is circled as WWW.
Add a New App Popup Window

          Step 3: Create New Facebook App ID


                 On the next screen type your Exact FB fan page name and click on “Create New Face App ID

Create New Facebook App ID


          Step 4: Choose category for your Facebook App


                   In the next screen, Create a New App ID window writes an email address to contact regarding your newly created app and choose category as “Apps for pages” from choose category drop down menu. Click on Create App IDto go to next.

Create a New App ID


         Step 5: Install Facebook SDK and Get App ID


                     In the next window after clicking on Create App IDyou will see some JavaScript (A snippet of Facebook SDK or Facebook Software development Kit) which we will install on our blog to work plug in perfectly. You will now get your Facebook App ID in the JavaScript. See the screenshot bellow. There has an alternate method also to get the App ID. Follow step 9 to know the alternate method.

Facebook SDK and App ID

       Step 6: Installing Facebook SDK on Blog


                    Copy the whole JavaScript code and Go to Blogger Dashboard and select your blog. Click on Template then Edit HTML then Click anywhere on the Edit HTML box and press CTRL+F to find the opening <body> in the HTML code. Paste the Facebook SDK code just after the opening <Body>. Click on Save Template to save the configuration.


          Note: Before making any changes to your blog template its a good habit to make a backup of your last saved template.


             Step 7: Finishing Create Facebook App for Blog Fan Page


                    Go to the Facebook application page and scroll down the page until you see “Tell us about your website”. Write down your website or blog name and click on next and scroll down the page until you see the progress bar to go on the finish end.


             Step 8: Publish Your Facebook App


                   Now, it's time to publish your app so that it can be available to all public. Go to the application page, click on 'My Apps' from the upper right. In the next window, you will see your newly created Facebook App. Click on your App to view available settings for your app. From the available settings on the left pane click on App review and on right pane change the slide from no to yes under the “Make Your App Name Public” to publish your Facebook App.

            Step 9: Know your Facebook App ID and Secret Key


                    The alternate method to know the Facebook App ID go to the application page, click on 'My Apps' from the upper right. In the next window, you will see your newly created Facebook App. Click on your Facebook App. Now you will see your App ID and the secret key is hidden in dotted format. Click on Show button to see the secret key. Confirm your Facebook Username and password. Now you can see your secret key.

Facebook App ID and Secret Key

                   Hope this easy tutorial will help you to get your Facebook App ID and secret key from Facebook. Share with your friend so that they will also configure and earn some traffic for their blog. Remember sharing is caring. Subscribe Digital Doubt via email or RSS feed or connect us to the social network to get new stuff on the go. Feel free to clear your doubt in the comment box. I`ll be there always.

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