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How to Acquire Your Facebook API Key

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How to Acquire Your Facebook API Key

Facebook connect has made it a lot easier and fast for anyone to sign in or login from other social networks and websites. It serves as universal identity to anyone who uses Facebook that enables them to connect to other websites so that they wouldn’t need to sign up or register to leave comments or subscribe to newsletters.

For website developers and bloggers, a Facebook API key is likely to be more useful on creating their own application such as to build their own Facebook applications or use it on other application for their blog sites incorporating Facebook connect. For that, you’ll going to need Facebook API key and for those who don’t have their Facebook API key yet, then today is your lucky day because you’ll going to learn how to acquire it.

Below is a short guide on how to acquire your own Facebook API key:

1. Login to Facebook.

2. Next ADD Facebook Developer application.

3. Next is to click Allow button.

4. After installing Facebook Developer application, click on Set Up New Application.

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5. Put a name for your new application. Click Agree then click on Create Application button.

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6.  You’ll be taken to the next page where you can find your Facebook API key. Refer to the screen shot below:

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Important: You should never share your application details.

That’s it! You now have your own Facebook API key:  Please checkout more Facebook tips and guides below:

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  • wpm3

    It asks for a credit card no or phone number. how can i skip this?

    Reply
  • Sachin kundu

    Thanks. Facebook API plays vital part in Blog Promotion. These days Open Graph and API rocks.

    Reply
  • G.N.R.S.U

    i could not find the “Facebook Developer application.”

    Reply
  • Twizz

    Asks me for phone number or credit card, registered phone number and still nothing :(

    Reply
  • abdel

    HI
    thanks for that great but i entered my mobile No but i didnt recieve the code ??ana help
    thanks

    Reply
  • Skye

    they ask me for a phone number (movile) or credit card.
    i really don’t want give anyting and i really need Facebook’s API.
    need help! :S

    Reply
  • Akshay

    might come handy some time
    nyc post

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  • Baby BrownFox

    @everyone, facebook connect simply makes it a lot easier.

    You’re all welcome guys… :)

    Reply
  • Family Health 365

    Extremely useful for newbie. Thanks

    Reply
  • Tech Sputter

    Was really a informative share mate, thanks :-) :-) :-)

    Reply
  • uzair

    very helpful thanx for posting this

    Reply
  • Harpreet Singh

    Your API is visible on the Photo 2b4ead….

    Reply
  • Technolic

    Thanks for this as i wanted to connect facebook with wp but i was not able to fine API

    Reply

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