Hi
I just shared a link to a Post on my website to my Facebook Account and the photo it used on the Facebook post was not what I want. How do I tell Facebook which picture I want it to display from my shared website post. I was using the plug-in Sociable.

Thanks

Richard
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HarryK1 Premium
Several options to try. One of them will surely work.
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rwagener Premium
Thanks - I'll post back once I have found which one works :)
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judebanks Premium
If you apply a Feature Image to each post, then that should be the image that will be shared. Maybe you are not using Feature Images?

Also, make sure you have the social media settings completed in the All in One SEO plugin.

You can also use the FB debugger to diagnose the issue.

https://developers.facebook.com/tools/debug/

If after the above it is still not loading the right picture, you can always upload a pic into a FB post and then post the URL on top with a comment. ~Jude
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rwagener Premium
Thanks for this. I'll work my way through the options. Some of this is beyond my knowledge at present so will be a learning experience :). I'll see what I can achieve. Thanks again.
Richard
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judebanks Premium
Yes, it is a continuous learning curve. That's why we're here. Post again if needed. All the best. ~Jude
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rwagener Premium
Hi Jude
Question. I tried using the feature image option but then that picture takes up all the start of the Post - full screen almost - which is not what I want either as I want them engaged with picture and writing.

Do you know how I can make the Feature picture still a smaller size?

This last post I have just added in Facebook rather than shared from the article.

Thanks

Richard
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judebanks Premium
Richard, sorry, I've been away for 2 days.

Maybe you did not select the thumbnail size option at the bottom right of the media insert area before you actually inserted it into your post.

In WordPress, make sure you have your Media settings for image sizes set up correctly > General Settings > Media.

Thereafter any image you add to the Media library will be added in those 3 sizes and you have to use the drop down selection menu to choose the size you wish to insert.

If the image size you have selected is still too large you can resize the image inside WordPress: See the attached screenshot of the settings I use in the Media Library.

~Jude
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