Post an article with its image to Facebook

Post an article with its image to Facebook

Hello,
Happy new year to everyone.
Regarding our website https://www.zhteitai.gr , we are facing a problem about posting an article to Facebook.
We have some categories, like https://www.zhteitai.gr/newsroom and we have some articles like this one: https://www.zhteitai.gr/newsroom/751-pa … hlergasia. Everytime we try to post an article from our website to Facebook, the post is being displayed fine but the image of the specific article is not displayed. Instead is displayed the image from Homepage.
We'd like to ask you if we can use JFBConnect plugin and how in order to solve this problem.
It's very critical for us so we'd really appreciate it if you could help us with this.
Thank you in advance,
Apos

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Re: Post an article with its image to Facebook

Facebook uses "Open Graph" tags to let you set the title, description, image and other details that should be used when posted to Facebook. JFBConnect has extensive integration for these tags with options to have them set automatically based on the articles' contents (using the title, main or first image, and a few different options for how to set the description). Additionally, you can manually override the automatic settings on any piece of content to make sure the specific information you want is shown.

In the article above, the following tag is set in the HTML of the page:

Code:

<meta property="og:image" content="https://www.zhteitai.gr/images/zhteitai/fb_eikona2.jpg" />

That is forcing the Facebook image to the link above, which is likely incorrect if that tag is being set on all pages.

I hope that helps answer your question, but if you have any others, please let me know!

Thanks,
Alex

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Re: Post an article with its image to Facebook

Hello,
Thank you very much for your reply. It was very useful!
We've managed to fix the issue.
We've removed <meta property="og:image" content="https://www.zhteitai.gr/images/zhteitai/fb_eikona2.jpg" />
and everything looks ok.
We have a question though, about Homepage.
Do you know how we can fix or rename this "Uncategorised" that is displayed when we post the main url https://www.zhteitai.gr/ ?
https://www.sourcecoast.com/images/agorapro/attachments/51146/mini_post-home.jpg
Thank you,
Apos

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Re: Post an article with its image to Facebook

If you look at Facebook's Sharing Debugger for this page, you'll see that the Uncategorised text is coming from the og:title tag. JFBConnect pulls the value for this tag from the Page Title. I would suggest looking into how you have the menu item for the Home Page configured. The page title should be an option in the menu item.

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Re: Post an article with its image to Facebook

Hello,
Much appreciated for your help!
We've found the specific "category" and renamed it, so looks fine now.
Thank you,
Apos

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