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How to Get Facebook App ID and Secret to Configure Facebook Comments Moderation?

If you are using Facebook Comments Moderation or Fancy Comments Pro plugin for Facebook Comments Moderation, follow the steps mentioned below to create Facebook App ID and Secret to save in the moderation settings.

Steps To Configure Facebook Comments Moderation

  1. Navigate to Facebook Developers section and login to your Facebook account, if you are not logged in already. This should not be your business account.Facebook Comments Moderation - Facebook Developer
  2. If you are here (at Facebook Developer section) first time, you will require to “Register as a Developer” (If you have already done this, skip this step and move to step 3). Click “Register” button.Register As Facebook DeveloperAccept the privacy policyFacebook Comments Moderation - Accept privacy policyYou may be asked other details as in following pictureFacebook Comments Moderation - Register as developer detailsNext, you will be shown a messageFacebook Comments Moderation - Register as developer completeAfter clicking Done, you will be redirected to the Apps page.Create New Facebook App
    Click Create App button and navigate to step 4.
  3. Click My Apps and then click “Create App” link
  4. Specify the name of your app in Display Name option (You can enter whatever name you like, but it’s recommended to enter your website or company name in this field), specify your Contact Email and click Create App ID buttonFacebook Comments Moderation - Create New App
  5. Click Set Up in “Facebook Login” section
  6. Select Web Facebook Comments Moderation Web
  7. Open your website homepage (at which you have installed the plugin) in browser, click the address bar so that website url gets highlighted, copy this url and paste it in Site URL option. Please make sure that this url includes http:// or https:// (for example: http://mywebsite.com or http://www.mywebsite.com)
    Click Save button
  8. Navigate to Settings > Basic section from the left sidebarFacebook Comments Moderation Basic Settings
    Click Show button in front of App Secret in Settings > Basic section in the left sidebar. Copy App ID and App Secret  and paste these in the Facebook App ID and Facebook App Secret options in the Moderation section in plugin settings. Facebook Comments Moderation Basic Settings
  9. Turn ON the Facebook app Status buttonFacebook Comments Moderation Make Facebook App Live
  10. Click Switch Mode in the Switch to Live Mode popupFacebook Comments Moderation Live Mode

Super Socializer Configuration

After installing the Super Socializer plugin, you can navigate to the relevant section from Super Socializer configuration menu in the left sidebar in the admin area, depending upon which feature you want to use.

Super Socializer Configuration – Social Sharing

Super Socializer Configuration - Social Share

To integrate social share icons at your website, navigate to Super Socializer > Social Sharing page in admin. By default social share icons are enabled at your posts and pages. You can go through each option here and customize social sharing from this section. Every option has (?) icon before it that you can click to get more detailed info about that option.

NoteIf you have enabled Facebook in the social share bar and have enabled share counts, you need to save Facebook App ID and Facebook App Secret in the Miscellaneous section for Facebook share count to work. Here are the steps to get Facebook App ID and Secret.

Super Socializer Configuration – Social Login

Super Socializer Configuration - Social Login

To let your website visitors login at your website using their social media accounts, you can integrate Social Login icons at your website from Super Socializer > Social Login page in admin.

Super Socializer Configuration – Social Commenting

Super Socializer Configuration - Social Commenting

To let your website visitors comment using their Social Media accounts, you can integrate Social Commenting at your website from Super Socializer > Social Commenting page in admin area.

Super Socializer Configuration – Like Buttons

Super Socializer Configuration - Like Buttons

If you want to integrate like, tweet, share buttons offered by social networks as is without any customization, you can integrate these buttons from Super Socializer > Like Buttons page in admin area.

Super Socializer Configuration – Social Media Follow ButtonsSuper Socializer Configuration Follow Icons

You can integrate the Super Socializer – Follow Icons widget from Appearance > Widgets page in admin area.

Check out the live demo of Super Socializer here

Fancy Facebook Comments Pro Shortcode

If you are using Fancy Facebook Comments Pro plugin, follow the steps mentioned below to enable Facebook Comments in the content of individual page/post.

Fancy Facebook Comments Shortcode

You can use [Fancy_Facebook_Comments_Pro] Shortcode in the content of required page/post where you want to display Facebook Comments interface.

Example
[Fancy_Facebook_Comments_Pro]


You can use following attributes in the Shortcode

style

Use style attribute to style the rendered interface

Example
[Fancy_Facebook_Comments_Pro style="background-color:#000;"]


title

Use title attribute to specify title above commenting interface.

Example
[Fancy_Facebook_Comments_Pro title="Comment Time!"]


url

Use url attribute to specify the target url for comments. This defaults to the page where shortcode is used.

Example
[Fancy_Facebook_Comments_Pro url="http://mywebsite.com/page2"]


heading_tag

Use heading_tag attribute to specify the HTML tag for the title text. This defaults to “div”.

Example
[Fancy_Facebook_Comments_Pro title="Fancy Facebook Comments" heading_tag="h3"]


num_comments

Use num_comments attribute to specify the number of comments to display.

Example
[Fancy_Facebook_Comments_Pro num_comments="5"]


order_by

Use order_by attribute to control the order of comments being displayed in the Facebook Comments interface.

Possible values:

  • social: Default. Top comments first.
  • reverse_time: Latest comments first
  • time: Oldest comments first

Example
[Fancy_Facebook_Comments_Pro order_by="reverse_time"]


width

Use width attribute to specify the width of commenting interface. Omit it for fluid (auto-adjustable) width

Example
[Fancy_Facebook_Comments_Pro width="200"]


language

Use language attribute to specify the language code for commenting interface. Leave it empty for default language(English)

Example
[Fancy_Facebook_Comments_Pro language="es_ES"]


You can use shortcode in PHP file as following

<?php echo do_shortcode(‘SHORTCODE’) ?>

Replace SHORTCODE in above code with the required shortcode like [Fancy_Facebook_Comments_Pro style=”background-color:#000;”], so the final code looks like following
<?php echo do_shortcode('[Fancy_Facebook_Comments_Pro style="background-color:#000;"]') ?>

Fancy Facebook Comments Pro Configuration

If you have already installed the Fancy Facebook Comments Pro plugin, following are the steps to configure it.

Fancy Facebook Comments Pro – Basic ConfigurationFancy Facebook Comments Pro Basic Configuration

Here you can configure the basic things, like font-size, font-family, background color of the Facebook comments box, placement of Facebook Comments box etc. The options are self-explanatory and if you want more details about any particular option, you can click the (?) icon before that option.

Moderation Options

Follow the steps mentioned below to moderate the Facebook Comments:

  1. Navigate to Moderation section at plugin options pageFancy Facebook Comments Pro Moderation Options
  2. Generate Facebook App ID and Facebook App Secret as described at the link http://support.heateor.com/how-to-get-facebook-app-id-and-secret-to-configure-facebook-comments-moderation/ and save it in the Facebook App ID and Facebook App Secret options OR if you already have these, save in these options.
  3. After saving the Facebook App ID, you will see a link right below Facebook App ID option – “Go to moderation dashboard“. This link will redirect you to moderation dashboard where you will see the Facebook Comments made all over your website. If you are not able to see comments there, navigate to Facebook debugger tool and fetch new scrape information for the webpage for which you are having issues to see comments. After fetching new scrape information, refresh the moderation dashboard.
  4. Facebook App Secret is required only if you want to show recent Facebook Comments in a widget (Recent Facebook Comments) that you can enable from the Appearance > Widgets page in admin.Fancy Facebook Comments Pro - Recent Facebook Comments
  5. If you want to moderate the comments right from the webpage where comments are made, you can save your Facebook account numeric ID in the Moderator FB ID(s) option. Click the (?) icon before this option to get an idea about where to get the numeric ID associated to your Facebook account. After saving it and refreshing any webpage, you will see Moderation Tool option in the Facebook Comments interface at your webpage. If you don’t see it, you need to fetch new scrape information as mentioned in the step 3.
  6. Other options are self-explanatory. You can click the (?) icon before the individual option to get an idea about that particular option.

Notification Options

Follow the steps mentioned below to receive the email notification for the Facebook Comments:

  1. Navigate to the Notification tab at the plugin options page and Enable Email NotificationFancy Facebook Comments Pro Notification Options
  2. All the options are self-explanatory. If you need more details about any option, you can click the (?) icon before that option.

GDPR Options

Fancy Facebook Comments Pro GDPR Options In this section, you can configure the opt-in for the Facebook Comments to make it compatible to the EU-GDPR law.

myCRED Integration

Fancy Facebook Comments Pro myCRED IntegrationHere you can enable integration with myCRED plugin to reward website visitors for posting Facebook Comment.

Recent Facebook CommentsFancy Facebook Comments Pro Recent Facebook Comments

Recent Facebook Comments section shows the Facebook comments made at your website after installing the Fancy Facebook Comments Pro plugin. Comments posted at your webpages might or might not get saved here depending upon the privacy settings of the Facebook account of comment-poster.

How to Moderate Facebook Comments?

If you want to Moderate Facebook Comments and take full control over Facebook Comments made at your WordPress website, approve/disapprove/hide comments, blacklist words in the comments, ban users, add moderators, you should install Facebook Comments Moderation. If you have already installed the plugin, following are the steps to configure it.

Facebook Comments Moderation – Configuration

  1. After installing and activating the add-on, navigate to FB Comments Moderation page from left sidebar in admin areaModerate Facebook Comments Add-On Options
  2. Generate a Facebook App ID as described at the link http://support.heateor.com/how-to-get-facebook-app-id and save it in the Facebook App ID option OR if you already have one, save that in this option.
  3. After saving the Facebook App ID, you will see a link right below Facebook App ID option – “Go to moderation dashboard“. This link will redirect you to moderation dashboard where you will see the Facebook Comments made all over your website. If you are not able to see comments there, navigate to Facebook debugger tool (https://developers.facebook.com/tools/debug/og/object/) and fetch new scrape information for the webpage for which you are having issues to see comments. After fetching new scrape information, refresh the moderation dashboard.
  4. Facebook App Secret is required only if you want to show recent Facebook Comments via Heateor – Recent Facebook Comments widget that you can enable from the Appearance > Widgets page in admin areaModerate Facebook Comments - Recent Facebook Comments
  5. If you want to moderate the comments right from the webpage where comments are made, you can save your Facebook account numeric ID in the Moderator FB ID(s) option. Click the (?) icon before this option to get an idea about where to get the numeric ID associated to your Facebook account. After saving it and refreshing any webpage, you will see Moderation Tool option (2nd screenshot at https://www.heateor.com/facebook-comments-moderation/ page) in the Facebook Comments interface at your webpage. If you don’t see it, you need to fetch new scrape information as mentioned in the previous step.
  6. Other options are self-explanatory. You can click the (?) icon before the individual option to get an idea about that particular option.

GDPR Options

Moderate Facebook Comments GDPR Options

 In this section, you can configure the opt-in for the Facebook Comments to make it compatible to the EU-GDPR law.

myCRED Integration

Moderate Facebook Comments myCRED Integration

Here you can enable integration with myCRED plugin to reward website visitors for posting Facebook Comment.

Recent Facebook Comments

Moderate Facebook Comments - Recent Facebook Comments Section

Recent Facebook Comments section shows the Facebook comments made at your website after installing the Facebook Comments Moderation add-on and saving Facebook App ID and Secret. Comments posted at your webpages might or might not get saved here depending upon the privacy settings of the Facebook account of comment-poster.

Recovered Facebook Comments section is of not any use since the introduction of EU-GDPR law. This section displays recovered Facebook Comments only to the users who bought the add-on when recovering Facebook comments was a feature of the add-on.