Get a Facebook "Page" Access Token

Important: Please note that you can only obtain a Page Access Token if you are an admin of the Facebook page. How to become an admin. The token can only be used to display posts from the page you retrieve it for.

1) Go to and click on Log In in the top right.  Log in using your personal Facebook account.  
Note: You must use the username and password from your personal Facebook profile. Facebook doesn’t allow businesses to register as developers, only individuals.

Screenshot of Facebook developers website with the Login button highlighted


2) If this is your first time signing in to the Facebook Developer portal then click on Register. Registering is a quick an easy process which will take less than a couple of minutes.  If you’re already registered then you can skip ahead.


3) Hover over Log in and Click Add New App.

Accept Facebook's terms and conditions


4) Enter App Dsiplay name and Click on Create App ID. Then Click on the "Im not Robot or if it asked for capcha, provide correct capcha.

Enter your phone number


5) Then, go to the Settings > Basic to get your app information and Fill in the fields.

Enter your code from Facebook into the box


6)Provide Facebook Account password to confirm if asked and click Submit

Add a new Facebook App


7)Now from the Menu hover over Tools and Click on VIEW ALL TOOLS

Add a new Facebook App


8) On the next page Click on Access Tool Token



9) You need to Give permission to the app you have just created to create Access Token. Click on need to grant permission link

Facebook check

Important: Leave the app in Development mode. Do not make it Live.


10) Click Continue


11) Go to and select the same app you set up in step 4 from the Application drop-down list show below:

Select your Facebook App


12) Click the Get Token button and click Get Page Access Token.

Select your Facebook Page


13) Click on Continue as button to Grant permission to the app if asked.

Select your Facebook Page

Select your Facebook Page

14) Then Select the page of which you want to get Access Token from the Get Token drop-down list.

Select your Facebook Page

15) Copy the Access token .

Select your Facebook Page

16) After copying Access Token for Desired Page, Hover over Tools in the top Menu and Click on Access Token Debugger.

Select your Facebook Page

17) To make it Long-Lived like it will work for the longer time click on the Extend Access Token and copy the newly generated Access Token and put it in the plugin.

Select your Facebook Page