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    How to Acquire Your Facebook API Key

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    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:

    fb application key03 How to Acquire Your Facebook API Key

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


    Harpreet Singh

    Your API is visible on the Photo 2b4ead….



    very helpful thanx for posting this


    Tech Sputter

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


    Family Health 365

    Extremely useful for newbie. Thanks


    Baby BrownFox

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

    You’re all welcome guys… :)



    might come handy some time
    nyc post



    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



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



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



    i could not find the “Facebook Developer application.”


    Sachin kundu

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



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


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