Many Facebook Applications need Facebook Page ID and Profile ID now-a-days. If you are using a custom username for your Facebook profile or page, then unique profile ID will not appear. You can enter custom username where profile ID may be required. Facebook Like Box and some other plugins require this unique ID.
Below I mentioned two easy and simple steps to find the Facebook Profile or Page ID. In this tutorial, I have used Mozilla Firefox and it is recommended!
LOCATE FACEBOOK PROFILE ID – PROCEDURE
- Go to that Facebook Profile/Page. [Mozilla Firefox]
- Right click on the Profile/Page Image and choose ‘Properties’
dialog box named ‘Element Properties’ pops. In the element properties Dialog box, check the ‘Address’ under ‘Link Properties’. The address will be similar to this : http://www.facebook.com/album.php?profile=1&id=137527299736
In this address URL, ’137527299736′ is the page ID.
Alternate Method – Finding Facebook ID
If the above mentioned method didn’t work for you, then you can try this.
Use Facebook Graph API
You can use Facebook Graph API for detecting your ID. General format is :
Suppose if your username is “hellboundbloggers”, then it will be,
You will get the following details in JSON format. Here you can find the ID in the first line.
“name”: “Pradeep Kumar”,