In this knowledge-base article, we’ll discuss the following error about a missing Facebook App ID “The following required properties are missing: fb:app_id” that you might have come across.
‘fb: app_ id‘ tag is used to add Facebook App ID to your website in order to use Facebook Insights. You can track visits to your page from Facebook with the Facebook Insights.
It’s important to note that this issue doesn’t interfere with the ability to share posts on Facebook in any way. You can ignore this warning but it does limit your ability to use Facebook Insights data.
If you want the additional Insights data then you need to add your Facebook App ID to your website. Here are instructions below on how you can add it in WordPress using the Rank Math SEO plugin:
1. Create your Facebook App by registering on Facebook. A unique App ID will be generated.
2. Copy your Facebook App ID from the Dashboard.
3. Then, head over to your WordPress Dashboard > Rank Math > Titles & Meta > Social Meta as shown below:
4. Then, simply fill out all the details there including the Facebook App ID to get rid of the error. Click on Save Changes.
You can also easily use the Facebook Debugger again to check that the error is no longer present. If you have absolutely any questions about using Rank Math’s Social Meta Settings – feel free to get in touch with our support team.
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