What is a Facebook Admin ID?

Before we find out how to find your Facebook Admin ID, we should probably discuss wat a Facebook Admin ID is and why you might need one.

The Facebook Admin ID is a unique number that identifies your Facebook account.

For those familiar with databases it is the primary key for you Facebook profile.

According to Facebook Help:

Your User ID is a string of numbers that doesn’t personally identify you but does connect to your Facebook profile. You have a User ID automatically, whether or not you choose to create a username.

Now that we know what a Facebook Admin ID is, we can learn why we might need one.

Why do I need to know what my Facebook Admin ID is?

Certain WordPress plugins like All-in-One SEO require your Facebook Admin ID to connect to your Facebook account.

There are also some Joomla extensions like NorrCompetition require your Facebook Admin ID as well.

NorrCompetition Joomla Extension
NorrCompetition Joomla Plugin

So far we know what a Facebook Admin ID is and why you might need to know what it its.  

Next we learn how to find out what it is.

How To Find Your Facebook Admin ID

First, logon to you Facebook account.

Facebook Login Page

Next, click on your profile picture in the upper-right menu.

Click on your profile

Then, click on your profile picture.

Click on your Facebook Profile Photo

A menu will pop up.  Click on View Profile Picture.

Facebook Profile Picture Menu
Click on View Profile Picture

Your Facebook Admin ID will be located in the URL at the top of your browser.

Facebook Admin ID

Your Facebook Admin ID will be the number after the ‘fbid=’ part of the URL.


Now we know how to find your Facebook Admin ID easily.

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