How To Create Facebook App ID For Yoast or Rank Math

The Facebook App ID is a unique number that identifies your app on Facebook. You can find your App ID in the App Dashboard.

There are a number of reasons you might need a Facebook app. For example, you might need to manage your Facebook page, post updates or check messages. Alternatively, you might need to access Facebook features that are not available on the mobile site, such as creating events or sending messages to groups.

Steps to Create Facebook App ID

Go to Facebook Developers site and click on “Register now” green button to sign up as Developer to create a new app.

Register Facebook Developer Account
Register now

Click next

Create a Facebook Developer account

Choose Developer when asked what of the following best describes you?

describe yourself

Click on Create First App button

Create first app

Enter Display Name and Contact Email, then click Create App ID

Basic info

Complete Google Security Captcha

google captcha

Go to Basic Settings > Fill up Basic details and make your app live

App Settings

Add website as a Platform

Add Platform

So, now you have created your Facebook Application. It’s time to integrate your website with your newly created Facebook app.

If You are using Yoast SEO plugin on your self-hosted WordPress blog

  • Go to Yoast > Social > Under Facebook Tab put your app id and click save.
Yoast SEO app Integration

This step will fix “the following required properties are missing: fb:app_id” error at facebook URL debugger.

If you’re using Rank Math plugin

  • Go to Rank Math plugin Dashboard
  • Go to Titles and Metas > Social Meta
  • Enter Facebook App, Enter Facebook Secret ID

Why integrate FB App ID with Yoast / Rank MathPlugin?

Better visibility in Facebook Social media.

Can I assign APP id also to Jetpack Share Button?

If you are using JetPack sharing button, you must assign your custom app Id.

Bonus tip: Integrate Facebook App ID with JetPack sharing

function gk_custom_fb_app_id() {
     return '123456789'; // Use your own App ID here
 add_filter( 'jetpack_sharing_facebook_app_id', 'gk_custom_fb_app_id' );

Thanks for reading, if you’ve any question ask below.

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4 thoughts on “How To Create Facebook App ID For Yoast or Rank Math”

  1. Avatar of Owais

    My yoast seo plugin is not showing option of facebook app id.

    • Avatar of Gulshan Kumar
      Gulshan Kumar

      Latest version Yoast has removed that option.

  2. Avatar of Nyla Naseer
    Nyla Naseer

    Brilliant help!

  3. Avatar of Angie Hanna
    Angie Hanna

    Thank you for this article! I have tried for the longest time to figure this out. Clear instructions that worked perfectly.