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Please note that currently it can take up to 3 minutes for your live stream to appear on your website.

You must be an admin user of your Facebook page in order to complete the integration of WP Livestream with your page.

Find your Page ID

  1. Go to https://findfb.id/ and enter the URL of your Facebook Page.
  2. Click the Get ID button.
  3. Copy the Page ID.

Enter your Page ID

  1. In your WordPress admin, go to Settings -> WP Livestream
  2. Click on the Facebook Settings tab.
  3. Paste the Page ID you just copied into the Your Facebook Page ID field and click Save Changes.

Create a Facebook App

  1. Open a new browser tab and go to https://developers.facebook.com/apps/.
  2. Click the Add a New App or the My Apps -> Create App button.
  3. Enter the Display Name and Contact Email for your App and click the Create App ID button.

Basic Facebook App Configuration

  1. In the left navigation, click Settings -> Basic.
  2. In the App Domains field, enter the domain name of your website(s) where you will be using the WP Livestream plugin.
  3. Click the Save Changes button.
  4. Copy your App ID and App Secret.

Enter your Facebook App ID and Secret

  1. In your WordPress admin, go to Settings -> WP Livestream
  2. Click on the Facebook Settings tab.
  3. Paste the App ID into the Your Facebook App ID field.
  4. Paste the App Secret into the Your Facebook App Secret field.
  5. Click Save Settings.

Add Facebook Login to your Facebook App

  1. In the left sidebar, click the plus icon next to Products.
  2. Under Facebook Login, click the Set Up button.
  3. Choose the Web option.
  4. Enter your site URL and click the Save button.
  5. Click the Continue button.
  6. In the left sidebar, go to Facebook Login -> Settings.
  7. Make sure the following settings are set to Yes:
    • Client OAuth Login
    • Web OAuth Login
    • Enforce HTTPS
    • Embedded Browser OAuth Login
    • Use Strict Mode for Redirect URIs
  8. Click the Save Changes button.

Get your Page Access Token

  1. In your WordPress admin, go to Settings -> WP Livestream
  2. Click on the Facebook Settings tab.
  3. Click the Continue with Facebook button.
  4. Select the Facebook Page that you would like to detect if live.
  5. Click the Next button.
  6. Click the Done button.
  7. Click the Ok button.
  8. The Page Access Token should now be filled in.
  9. Click the Save Settings button.

If you get an “Invalid Scopes: user_videos” error when you click the “Continue with Facebook” button, double-check that your Facebook app is not set up as a business app.


That was a lot! But now you’re all set. If you are having any issues, please contact support.