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Published October 4, 2017

Every Facebook page or user profile has a unique numeric ID. This ID may require for many reasons. One particular reason might me is to add the ID in a website’s Facebook Open Graph tags. Also there may be other reasons too.

There are many extremely complex ideas and tricks on the web to find out the numeric ID of a Facebook profile and few of them works surly. But why make a simple matter complex.

Also few tools where you paste your Facebook profile URL and it generate the numeric ID. There is no assurance that using them is safe.

You do not need to use these complex ideas and tools. There is one very simple and safe way to find out about a Facebook profile and it is provided by Facebook.

Let’s say your Facebook profile URL is So to find out the ID you have to go to See that the username portion is used in both URLs.

Yes it’s that simple. Just way copy the username portion for your profile and paste it in front of You will receive not only the ID also few basic information about the profile which you have made public.

This is how it will look like;

   "id": "***************",
   "first_name": "user",
   "gender": "male",
   "last_name": "name",
   "link": "//",
   "locale": "en_US",
   "name": "User Name",
   "username": "username"

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