How to create Facebook Application for Elgg 1.8.x Facebook Connect Plugin

Elgg 1.8.x Facebook Connect Plugin provides you log in and registration with Facebook. For enable this feature you must create Facebook Application for App Id and Secret code.

Lets see How to create your first Facebook Application.

In order to create a Facebook Application the basic requirements are:

  1. A Domain Name (for example
  2. A Facebook Account with Developer Application Enabled (mostly It comes with).

Things to do in your Facebook Account-

  1. Go to and log in with facebook email and password.
  2. Click on Create New App
  3. Enter App name (see screen shot below)
  4. Click Continue button
  5. Now enter Security Check (see screen shot below)
  6. Click on Submit button
  7. Congrats your facebook application created (see screen shot below)
  8. You will get facebook App Id and Secret Code here you can choose Category and Sub-category according your website.
  9. One more thing to do, Click on Website as shown in upper screen shot and enter your site full URL (see screen shot below)
  10. Click on Save Changes and You are all set.
  11. Now note down App Id and Secret Code and login your site with Admin, go to Settings then Facebook Connect Setting(make sure you have activated facebook connect plugin), find Facebook Application Id and Facebook Application Secret Code edit them enter your facebook app Id and secret code here and Save them.
  12. Here you will find other setting options.

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