Create a Facebook App

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Creating a basic Facebook app for your website sounds much more intimidating than it actually is. Just follow these 4 simple steps and you should have your Facebook App ID in less than 5 minutes.

Table of contents

  1. Create a Facebook App
    1. Step 1: Registration
    2. Step 2: Create your app ID
    3. Step 3: Select your platform
    4. Step 4: Make app public
  2. Discussion

Step 1: Registration

Start by logging in or signing up for a new Facebook account. Once you're signed it, go to At the top of the page is a blue button that says Register. Click Register and in the popup, toggle the switch that says you agree to their privacy policy. Now click Register.

Register for a developer account

Step 2: Create your app ID

You'll then be asked if you'd like to create your app ID. Select Create App ID and you'll be asked to give your app a Display Name and a Category.

Create your Facebook app ID

Once again, click Create App ID. The next screen you'll come to will display your app ID in the top nav bar. Just 2 more steps left.

Find your app ID

Step 3: Select your platform

In the navigation on the left, select Dashboard:

Open the dashboard in your Facebook app

Scroll down until your see the option to choose your platform:

Choose a platform for your Facebook app

Select Website:

Add a new Facebook App

On the next page — *Quick Start for Website* — click Skip Quick Start.

Skip quick start

Step 4: Make app public

In the navigation on the left, select App Review. In App Review, toggle the option to make your app public.

Make app public

Now, just click the confirmation and you are all done!