1) How many plugins do I need? WA says no more than 5. I just don't know what 5 plugins are absolutely necessary!
2) The issue I am having is with Facebook and Twitter when I go to share my posts there, the image does not show up. I don't want to add another plugin because it will just slow my site down and the Facebook debugger doesn't work anyway. I've asked for help, looked on Youtube, and just can't get a simple fix for this issue. Anyone out there have an answer?

Your help is appreciated!

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merlynmac Premium
Don’t worry about plugin count so much. As long as you use quality plugins you should be fine. I think I have 11 running on my site right now.

Image size and resolution can play a part sometimes. I use a plugin called Custom Share Buttons with Floating Sidebar. Once setup I can visit my post and share it to various social media sites. It will show a preview of the image it will use.

Now...have you been defining a social media image for each post in the SEO section?
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Loes Premium
It's included in the SEO All in One, please activate the Social Meta, here is how to do this
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Triblu Premium
Hey Rob,

There are premium themes that include the essential Twitter card so that your images show up properly when share in social media.

Personally, I would go out there hunting for a premium theme that has been fully optimized (options like image compression with each image uploaded) plus a Twitter card.

Look for a theme like this that is a one-time payment, not something you have to pay for a membership to be able to purchase.

Hope you find this helpful.
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RobSciubba Premium
Thanks! Any theme suggestions?
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Triblu Premium
The themes I purchased can no longer be bought without a membership, which is sad to have learned, as I used to recommend them.
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Gordon-D Premium
About plugins, I have 21 plugins on my site and my site speed is 100/90. It is all dependent on the weight of plugins.
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Gordon-D Premium
Facebook and Twitter take your image from your featured image normally or the first image on your article. The image has to be over 250x250
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