How to get API key for Facebook Application

How to get API key for Facebook Application
If you want to create an Facebook application you will need an API key from Facebook and your website URL. In today's post we will show you how to get Facebook API key for your App.

Follow step by step instructions to get API key for your Facebook application. First go to the Facebook Developer URL

https://developers.facebook.com/

This URL will open the following window

Get facebook app API

Click on the highlighted tab Apps. If you are already registered as developer this will ask you to create new app else it will ask you to register as developer which will open following Popup.

Get facebook app API

First click on the yes button and then click on Register to register as developer. Now click again on on Apps tab this time it will ask you to create new app, click on the link which will open following popup.

Get facebook app API

Enter your application name in the Display Name box. Add Namespace if you want or leave it empty then choose category of your app like education, business etc. Once filled the form click on the button Create App which will take you to the dashboard of your app.

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This will create an App ID for you. Now click on the settings tab form left side this will open following window

Get facebook app API

Now click on the tab Add Platform to choose your platform. This will open following popup

Get facebook app API

Choose your platform here we are selecting website as our platform which will add platform to your App dashboard

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Enter your site URL and mobile site URL and click on save changes. This URL will be used as redirect URI. Now click on the tab Status & Review from the left side menu which will ask you to make your App public

Get facebook app API

Click on the button to make your App available for general public.
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