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How change "Post to Facebook" image, text


#1

Hey guys -

I'd like to use a "post to facebook" link on my page, www.ruckworks.com, that looks like this:
http://www.facebook.com/share.php?u=http://www.ruckworks.com

Unfortunately I'm having 2 issues that I could use help with:
1) The pre-populated header and description text is outdated. I've updated my website text a few days ago but it seems to still be grabbing old text
2) The thumbnail image that is shown isn't a good one. Ideally I'd like to specify an image that isn't on my page, but at least I'd like to propose a different image from my page.

I appreciate any help that you can provide.

Colin


#2

Hey @Colin_Roper!

It looks like Facebook probably still has your old info cached. I did some quick research, and have something you can try.

Go to https://developers.facebook.com/tools/debug and enter in your URL. Supposedly that will force clear their cache.

For the image, I think you can tell FB what image to use by putting some custom code into your head tag:

<link rel="image_src" href="http://www.yourdomain.com/your-thumbnail-image.gif"  />

You can do that by going to your Site Settings and then the Custom Code section. Let me know if that works!

-Kyle


#3

Thank you sir!

That FB link got me on the right track. It still wasn't pulling the right image in until I added:
into the tag via the "Custom Code" section of Webflow. Now it seems to all be under control. Alright!


#4