Creating a Facebook Application ID

Instructions to create a Facebook Application ID in Spider Facebook plugin.

Go to the Facebook Developers Apps page, and sign in with your Facebook username and password. If you are new to Facebook Developers, you will see a Register a Developer Account button. Follow the steps to create a free developer account on Facebook.

Click the Register button. Once you’ve read the Facebook Platform Policies, click on the Continue button. Clicking the “Continue” button implies that you agree to the Facebook Platform Policies.

If your Facebook account is unverified, you may be asked to verify your account (by mobile or credit card number).

You might also need to pass a Captcha security check. Click on the Submit button after providing the Captcha code.

After signing in, click on the Create New App button.

Specify a name for the application in the App Name field. It is recommended to use your site name. Leave the remaining fields blank.

You should now be on the Basic (Basic Settings) page for your app, where the App Name you had provided in Step 6 is displayed in the Display Name field. Check if the name and the contact email address are correct. Now, proceed to the App Domains field.

Type in your domain name in the App Domains field (e.g., without ‘www’ or ‘http://’).

Next, scroll down to the Select how your app integrates with Facebook section of the Basic page, and click Website with Facebook Login. This section will expand to show a Site URL field.

Enter your site URL in the Site URL field (e.g.

Click on the Save Changes button.

Final step: Copy your Facebook App ID. To find the App ID, from the navigation menu on the left hand of the page click Settings and select Basic, which will take you to the Basic Settings page. Your Facebook App ID will appear beside the App ID field, located on the top of the page. Paste the App ID into App ID field of the Spider Facebook’s admin page.