How To Create Facebook App ID For Yoast

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.

What is benefits of integrating Facebook App ID with Yoast SEO Plugin?

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.

Does Facebook costs money for creating APP ID?

No. It’s completely free.

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' );

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