Support » Plugin: WP Bulletin Board » Facebook "My App ID / API Key" fails when over 9 chars long

  • Resolved victorboba


    Unable to change the “My App ID / API Key” when the value is greater than 9 characters in length.

    It always reverts back to 2147483647. I’m trying to enter 261974510598745 as that is the app id provided by Facebook.

    I can enter 261974510, but when I add anything past that such as 2619745105 it changes the value to 2147483647.

    I’m using version 1.1.1.

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  • Plugin Author codebycarter


    Hey victorboba,

    Would you be able to email me with an admin login so I could take a look at this? It seems to be working fine for me.

    My email is


    I’m getting the same thing. I already had facebook autoconnect set up on my site which was working fine until I added the wpbb, now it gives this error message when clicking the join with facebook button on my register page.

    I also entered my key on the bb settings page and it reverts to the same # as Victor posted above.

    I’m wondering if it’s a conflict between the existing facebook autoconnect???

    Also, I just deactivated the wpbb plugin and now my facebook autoconnect is working as usual.

    Hi codebycarter

    I have to resolve the same problem.

    I cant change “My App ID/ Api key” value from 2147483647 to my app key id value.

    I am also using version 1.1.1

    Plugin Author codebycarter


    Hey athangeor,

    Please try opening wp-content/plugins/wp-bulletin-board/php/admin/wpbb-admin-settings.php and around line 71 you’ll see:

    "$facebook_app_id = absint($_POST['wpbbfacebookappid']);"

    Please replace it with:

    if (ctype_digit($_POST['wpbbfacebookappid']))
    	$facebook_app_id = $_POST['wpbbfacebookappid'];
    	$facebook_app_id = __('Enter your App ID / API Key', 'wp-bb');

    Please let me know if it works, will update the plugin 🙂


    Thank you very much for your help codebycarter.

    The problem solved and now the plugin works perfectly.

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