Create WordPress Facebook login

WordPress Facebook Login



7 February, 2024


You will need the following 2 things before setting up a Facebook social login.

Facebook Developer Account

  • Follow the Following document from the official Facebook website to register as a Facebook developer if you have not already done so.
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  • A registered Facebook App with Basic Settings configured.

Steps To Create a New App

  1. Go To and click on Create App Button

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  1. Select "Set up Facebook Login" and click on next

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  1. Select "website" as a platform Which platform will you use for your app? option and click on next.

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  1. Fill other details
  • App name
  • Developer email id
  • Select a business account if you have any
  • Click on Create App.
  1. You will be redirected to a detail page.
  • Click on settings
  • Click on Basic
  • Here you will find your app ID and app secret (update these in the WordPress plugins section)
  • Provide privacy policy URL and user data deletion URL here.
  • Click on Save changes

Steps to enable Facebook login in the app

  1. On the left menu click on App Review
  • Click on "Permission and Features"
  • Make sure email and public_profile permission is enabled if you are creating the app first time or following the next step Screenshot 2024-02-15 110855.png
  • Request advance access for email and public_profile
  1. Click on products
  • Click on configure (settings) Screenshot 2024-02-15 111039.png
  • Suppose is the domain of your WordPress hosting
  • add URL to "Valid OAuth Redirect URIs"
  • Click on "Save changes" Screenshot 2024-02-15 111222.png
  1. Complete business verification by clicking on "verification" from the side menu. This is a required step, social login won't work if verification is not done.

  2. Click on "Go Live" from the side menu.

  • Click on the "Go live" button at the bottom. Screenshot 2024-02-15 111317.png
  1. Copy the app ID and app secret and paste them into the social login plugin in the WordPress admin section.

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  1. The Social Login button will be visible on the login page of your website above the Remember Me button.

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  1. if you want to show a social login button on any custom theme page, use Shortcode [webtonative_social_login] to display the social login button on that page.

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  1. By default WordPress will logout the user once the tab is closed. If you want to retain the user logged-in status even after the tab is closed on webtonative social login configuration page enable remember me checkbox.

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  1. By default on successful login user will be redirected to the root path of the page i.e. if you want to modify the redirect domain update the redirect URI in webtonative social login configuration

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