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: or
    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