If you’re using Facebook Business Manager and you’re getting the following error when trying to publish to your Facebook page: “The following required properties are missing: fb:app_id”, you need to add the Facebook App ID in Business Manager. If you don’t add the ID, you won’t be able to post to your Facebook page.
1. What is a missing required properties error?
When you are building an app or website, you may sometimes forget to include a required property in your code. This can cause an error called “missing required properties.” When this happens, Facebook will not be able to properly connect your app or website to your Facebook account. In order to fix this error, you will need to go back into your code and make sure that all of the required properties are included.
2. How to find the missing required properties
If you are getting an error that says “The Following Required Properties Are Missing: Fb:app_id“, it means that you are missing the Facebook app ID for your business. Don’t worry, this is an easy fix. Just follow these steps to find the Facebook app ID for your business:
1) Go to Facebook and log in.
2) In the top toolbar, click on the down arrow next to the question mark.
3) Click on “Settings”.
4) Click on “Business Settings”.
5) Click on “Edit” next to “Facebook App ID”.
6) Copy the App ID and paste it into the “Facebook App ID” field in your WooCommerce settings.
3. What is Fb:app_id?
FB:app_id is an App ID that Facebook uses to identify your app. It’s a unique identifier that Facebook assigns to your app. This is used to track installs and app activity.
4. How to fix the error with Fb:app_id
Bloggers often need to input their Facebook app ID into their blog theme in order to display social media icons and share buttons.
If you’re seeing an error that says “The Following Required Properties Are Missing: Fb:app_id,” don’t worry, there’s an easy fix. Just follow these steps:
5. What to do if you cannot fix the error
If you’re unable to fix the error, please contact the App Store and ask them to reinstate your app. They can help you to resolve any issues with your app and reinstate it in the App Store.
Luckily, fixing this is pretty simple. You just need to add in your Fb:app_id and then you should be all set. However, if that doesn’t work for some reason, you can also try adding your ID number into the developer section of your page’s settings.