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The Open Graph protocol enables developers to integrate their pages into what Facebook call the "social graph".

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How to modify Social media sharing thumbnail grid?

I am not a SEO guy, but desperately finding an answer in web without any clue. How can I make this kind of Social media sharing view instead of this This is what I tried: <meta property="og:...
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Is it okay to omit Open Graph and Twitter tags for social network cards and SEO?

My pages already have good html meta tags like title and description for Google SEO. I also added og:title, og:description, twitter:title, twitter:description and other meta tags, but I found in most ...
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Should the content attribute URL always link to Facebook when using the <meta property="article:author"> tag

I'm building a WordPress site that uses the Yoast Plugin. Yoast adds the following meta tag: <meta property="article:author" content="https://www.facebook.com/xxxxxxxxxx"> ...
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Are there any shortcomings and/or risks using metadata in querystring?

I have a search page for our sites that carries out search depending on the values of the following parameters in the query string; q: search string cats: comma separated string matches products ...
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Is it necessary to register website on facebook, twitter or LinkedIn for og: tags

I have addded all og tags and twitter tags in my react website but facebook and linkedIn website debugger cannot get the tag. Is it necessary to register or claim domain website on Facebook and ...
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Link preview not shown on any social media

I was testing to see how my links appear when they are shared on WhatsApp or other social media. I found that it only shows the link, but not the meta description and page/post image etc. I am using ...
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How to make my web page geo location enabled?

I am developing a website where businesses will be adding their product and services. I was looking for META tags but found out that Google does not use geolocation Meta Tags. I was wondering whether ...
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Should There Be OpenGraph / Twitter Card Images & Meta Tags On Every Page?

What pages on your site need to have OpenGraph & Twitter Card images / meta tags? All of them? Just the main ones? Even the pages behind logins, pages that require payment to view, HTTP error ...
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When syndicating an article to a third party site which is then the canonical, how should I update the json-ld Article schema URLs?

If I have a duplicate content because my article is syndicated to a third party site. which URLs should I use in json-ld Article schema? To be precise, let's say I want to publish an article from my ...
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Facebook debugger reports "Curl error: 56 (RECV_ERROR)" when scraping content from my site

Starting from today (16th May 2020), all of today's news from my website www.indozone.id cannot scrape anything (ex. https://www.indozone.id/health/gms7nka/diet-aktor-bollywood-hrithik-roshan-berpuasa-...
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Is my open graph type being pulled into my meta title?

I have a client whose meta data and open graph tags look like the below but their meta title is showing up as "Article example title" in Google search results. I'm wondering if the og:type is being ...
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Do og:sitename, article:tag, article:section have any real effects on website performance?

I have came across a web page. It has many meta tags. I found three of them very interesting: og:sitename article:tag article:section Are these tags really something useful for the website ...
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Twitter Card on Twitter with Large Image Disappears After a Week or So

I let users upload urls to share on twitter and they get twitter:image as a large image card. They are fine at first but after a while(week or so) they disappear and look like the twitter card below. ...
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Opengraph image and license

For our website, we sometimes re-syndicate articles and blog posts that mention our organization in our own blog on our site. We summarize the article, and include a link back to the original source. ...
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What makes Open Graph checkers unable to detect Open Graph data?

My page, after adding SSL certificate, cannot have preview fetched by Facebook or Twitter when sharing the link. I have followed The Open Graph protocol and include the following open graph tags: &...
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Why does turning off "Force SSL with https redirect" keep http links redirect to https?

I realize this question can be an XY one. After upgrading my site from http to https, FB OpenGraph og:image not pulling images anymore. The solution seems to be using http links rather than https in ...
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Managing what image is displayed in Google mobile results pages

Google now includes in their mobile search results an image for some pages (this is in addition to now including the favicon for every site). Google mostly uses the image specified by the open graph ...
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How to force Facebook to update an og:image that the scraper didn't download correctly?

My case is like this: I load the og:image by my own CDN (like this: https://cdn03.indozone.id/content/2019/05/14/WYsbvr/t_5cda33b9072e5_700.jpg). Sometimes, when I share to social media (Facebook for ...
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How Do I Force Pinterest To Use Portrait OG Image Tag

I am using Open Graph image tags for social sharing on my website. I have an image 1200px x 630px for Facebook marked up in an OG tag, however this looks real bad on Pinterest as they use portrait ...
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OG Validator Error that I can't quite make sense of

I'm doing some validation of pages on a website I'm working on, and I'm getting the below error. OG Validator Error - Extraneous properties specified: The following properties are specified on ...
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OpenGraph for Articles

Does this look correct? All of the actual content is obviously placeholders for developers. <meta property="og:type" content="article"/> <meta property="og:title" content="Title of Page"/&...
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Same og:title and title on a page

Does it make sense to render og:title and <title> that have the same value on a page? Facebook & co take the <title> tag as fallback.
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Twitter Card - Image with port not showing, but showing without port

Images without port is working. But if image with port, it won't load. Those images with port are not loading: https://webro.ml:8083/images/sprite.png?1446554103 https://www.findmyprofession.com:...
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Can I use Facebook open graph's "article" type for forum posts?

I'm currently integrating open graph for my forum. I discovered that they had an article type and was wondering if it could be applied to my case. Only reason I ask because this sort of categorization ...
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What's the difference between og description and meta description?

Should we have both for better SEO? Does having og description, override meta name description?
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Does using an open graph description that duplicates the meta description prevent Google from using the description in the search results?

I have a site which is using both an OpenGraph meta description property: <meta property="og:description" ...as well a bog standard Meta description property: <meta name="description" ...
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Is there a way to indicate that a web page may have “disturbing” content for OpenGraph/Google etc

I am working on a website that hosts medical imagery. Some of those images might be considered "explicit" or "disturbing", e.g. surgery or diseases. We would like to add metadata to those web pages ...
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<meta property="og:type" content="video or website?

My website has pages with links to videos. Google sends traffic to these pages and in the SERPs it shows the a video thumbnail next to my result. The video thumbnail chosen is the first video link on ...
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Open graph data not visible in iFramely or WhatsApp despite working on Facebook

I have this self-hosted WordPress site. I have added all the needed meta tags. They do come up on Facebook open graph debugger and show up when sharing links. They don't work anywhere else. iFramely ...
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Tag property og:type not recognized by the Structured Data Tool

I am currently adding some Schema.org properties on a website and in order to validate my work, I am parsing all pages in Google’s Structured Data Testing Tool. Everything is fine except for one thing,...
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Facebook thumbnail of my wordpress website disappear after a while. Any idea why?

I have a page with OpenGraph meta tags and when I first published the page it worked like a charm: https://stargazerrock.com/stargazer-definition/ Now, after a few weeks, somehow my post does not ...
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Does Facebook Need both og:image and og:image:secure_url for HTTPS only site?

Now that I updated many of my sites to be HTTPS only, redirecting HTTP requests as needed, I did notice that sharing on Facebook produced a blank image. Refreshing the Share Attachment does not change ...
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Google Structured Data Testing Tool Repeat Error: "The URL could not be rendered. Some markup may be missing."

When using Google's Structured Data Testing Tool, I consistently get the error: The URL could not be rendered. Some markup may be missing. I have identified and fixed all of the structured data ...
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How can you get a thumbnail when you share a PDF on Facebook

One of my clients writes cookbooks. Some time ago, he wrote an article about the origins of Boston Cream Pie, which he has on his site as a PDF on a page of links to various articles he has written. ...
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Are open graph tags considered structured data?

I've heared that open graph tags are part of microformat which are a structured data. But Google says here: We do not support variants of the META tag, such as the use of property instead of name. ...
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Facebot sometimes fails to parse open graph meta data, causing share failure

We maintain a WordPress-based website where Yoast plugin takes care of Open Graph meta tags generation. Recently we had a problem with likes disappearing after domain / protocol migration, but we have ...
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Facebook share counter reset after HTTPS

I just moved my blog to https and, of course, all the facebook shares counters are now reset to 0. I've spent several hours reading stuff online and I got the solution to point the og:url tag to the ...
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Case for and against different URLs for rel="canonical" and og:url meta tags

I am trying to decide whether it is a good idea to use different URLs for the rel="canonical" and open graphs og:url links in the following use case: A pretty standard product page: https://www....
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Adding a price range instead of a single price to a product with Open Graph

The Facebook Open Graph prescribes that price of products can be specified this way: <head prefix="og: http://ogp.me/ns# product: http://ogp.me/ns/product#"> ... <meta property="og:...
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Facebook image for website doesn't change

I am quite new to these SEO and all SEO aspects of social media. I just haved changed title text, description and image URL for websites homepage, but when I try to share it on Facebook, I still get ...
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Is it bad for SEO to have the same content for meta description and og:description?

I am using ahref.com and they are identifying critical duplicate content issues with my titles and meta descriptions. They say the critical warning is because the content in my meta description and ...
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I don't see the preview in facebook also if there are tags

My problem is that I can't see the preview in facebook also if there are "meta propriety" tags. In details in my page there are: <meta property="og:title" content="title"> <meta property="og:...
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Does each separate page require unique Open Graph Protocol markup or will a 'global' one suffice?

I am in the process of integrating og: protocol markup to my sites and I'm wondering whether each separate page will require unique markup or whether a global one will suffice. For instance, when ...
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Do I use Open Graph tags in right way? [closed]

Recently I added share button's on my blog but when I press the button to share in facebook the wrong picture shows. Can you check what is wrong? ... ...
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Is using the Open Graph Protocol helpful, harmless, or harmful to SEO?

I am doing an SEO project and I noticed that all of the meta tags have an "og" in the property attribute of the tag, such as: <meta property="og:title" content="" /> <meta property="og:type" ...
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Which tags does Google use for displaying titles and descriptions in the search results?

I have a few questions about elements, and which elements Google uses to display our websites. For instance, does Google use the regular title element to display the titles of our website, or the meta-...
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Do Twitter Card tags and OpenGraph meta tags conflict with each other? Do I need both?

Pretty much the above, if I put Twitter card tags before my OpenGraph tags, will they conflict? I ask because when it comes to each, I am pointing to different image sizes for the same content, as ...
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Which Open Graph type should be used for product overview pages

What is the Open Graph type I should use for product overview pages? E.g. example.com/laptops which shows a number of laptops. I already use Open Graph metadata per product on this page, but if ...
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How to mark images so Facebook doesn't pick them for its post thumbnails?

On our blog, when a post doesn't have any images, Facebook picks banners from the sidebar for the thumbnail images. Is there any way to let Facebook know that those images should not be used?
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Can Open Graph properties be effectively used on tags other than meta/link?

meta and link elements sometimes create a sort of redundancy in the markup. For example, there is already a title element but in order to declare an og:title property one would have to add a separate ...