How to Integrate Facebook Social Login on WordPress 

LoginPress Pro offers Social Login Add-on that helps to integrate Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and Twitter into your WordPress site.

It boosts signups to your site by saving users time filling out the default login or registration form for authentication. This quick and simple method also reduces spam and bot registrations.

The Facebook social login allows users to log in and register to your WordPress site using their existing Facebook accounts. Interesting right? Well, let’s learn how to integrate it into your login and register form with LoginPress.

Integrate Facebook Social Login with LoginPress Social Login Add-on

Note: See our Complete guide Social Login to learn how to activate LoginPress Social Login Add-on. 

Follow these steps to integrate the Facebook Login to your WordPress site:

Step 1: Create a Facebook App

Note: In order to integrate Facebook Social Login to your WordPress site, you’ll require to have a Facebook Developer developer account.

First of all, you’ll need to log in to your Facebook developer account. There you’ll find the My Apps button in the upper right corner; click it.

My Apps

 Click the “Create App” button. 

Create app button

Select the “Allow people to log in with their Facebook account” option and click the Next button.

allow people to log in with their Facebook account option

Next, you’ll require to Add an app name, App contact email, and Business Accounts (optional). When added, click the Create App button.

Create an App

On the Meta for Developers page, select the Use cases option.

Use cases

On the next screen, you’ll require to click the Create new app button.

Create new app

Now, select the Consumer option and click the Next button.

Select Consumer and Save

Next, Add an app name, App contact email, and Business Accounts (optional). When added, click the Create App button.

Create App Button

Here you’ll need to add a product to your App. In our case, it's “Facebook Login.” Click on the “Set Up” button under "Facebook Login."

Facebook Login Set up

Select the platform for this app: Here, we use "Web."

web

Next, you’ll require to paste your Site URL.

Add Site URL

Step 2: Configure Basic Settings

On Meta for Developer's page, Go to Settings > Basic from the left side menu of Facebook.

Basic

Fill out the required fields, including:

  • Contact Email: The contact Email address is the Internet email address of the person who is the designated contact of the referring organization.

  • App Domain URL: The App Domain URL is a link to your app domain, i.e., https:///example.com/.

  • Privacy Policy URL: A privacy policy URL is a link to the webpage where your privacy policy is posted, i.e., https:///example.com/privacy-policy.

  • Data Deletion Instructions URL: According to Facebook policy, you must provide the User Data Deletion Instructions URL, i.e.,  https:///example.com/privacy-policy.

See the image below for more understanding:

Fill in All the Information

Enable the Live button on the top of the screen. 

Live

When done, click the Save Changes button.

Step 3: Add valid OAuth redirect URIs

You are almost done! It’s time to add valid OAuth redirect URIs to your Facebook App. Copy OAuth redirect URIs from LoginPress > Settings > Facebook > Help tab.

See the image below:

valid OAuth redirect URIs

Note: OAuth (Open Authorization) is an open standard for authorization. It allows users to grant third-party applications limited access to resources without sharing their credentials (like passwords) directly. 

To do this, go to Facebook Login > Settings from the left side menu on the Facebook for Developer's page.

Settings

Add valid OAuth redirect URIs here:

Add  valid OAuth redirect URIs

When you are done, click the Save changes button.

Step 4: Copy Facebook App ID & Secret ID and Paste into LoginPress Facebook Settings

On Facebook for Developer's page, Go to Settings > Basic from the left side menu of Facebook.

Settings > Basic

Copy the App ID and Secret secret key.

Copy the App ID and Secret secret key

Go to LoginPress Social Login’s Settings tab and paste App ID and Secret next to the Facebook Login fields.

Now you can enable Social Login on Login Form and Register Form simply by clicking the Toggle On button.

Paste App ID and Secret

When done, click the Save Changes button.

Log out from WordPress and check the login page for the Facebook Login effect.

That's it! This is how you can easily add Facebook Social Login to your WordPress site. Integrating Facebook Social Login on WordPress enhances user experience, streamlines registration processes, and more.

Try the LoginPress Social Login Add-on, and let us know how much it helped you!

You may also like to read our detailed guides on How to Add Google Social Login to your WordPress Site with LoginPress and How to Add LinkedIn Social Login on Your WordPress Site with LoginPress.

If you have any doubts or questions related to this matter, please don’t hesitate to contact our support team.

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Updated on January 2, 2024

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