Guide to Social Media Plugins

Facebook

Facebook like box widget

developers.facebook.com/docs/reference/plugins/like-box/

Facebook like button

developers.facebook.com/docs/reference/plugins/like/

Did you know you can pre-set the Featured Thumbnail when your website link is shared on facebook?! Cool!

According to this tip, to use a thumbnail of your choice simply to include an additional <link> tag in the <head> portion of your html file that points to the URL of the appropriate thumbnail image as shown here.

<meta name="title" content="Digital Inspiration" />
<meta name="description" content="Technology and Software Blog" />
<link rel="image_src" href="http://www.labnol.org/screenshot.png" />

You may already have the <meta> description tag in your site template but make sure that you also add the <meta> title tag for blog thumbnails to work. The <meta> title can have the same value as the actual <title> tag of your web pages.

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