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cant get send button right
stevelibby

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Msg#: 4342424 posted 7:55 pm on Jul 21, 2011 (gmt 0)

Hi peeps
I have added the fb post to profile button to my webpage however once people hit the button i keep getting the wrong text title and description and image, how can I change this?

 

Hoople

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Msg#: 4342424 posted 8:12 pm on Jul 21, 2011 (gmt 0)

Facebook pulls the info from the page meta property og tage content. Examplified below:

<meta property="og:title" content="title text" />
<meta property="og:type" content="non_profit" />
<meta property="og:url" content="http://www.example.com/" />
<meta property="og:image" content="http://www.example.com/images/image.jpg" />
<meta property="og:site_name" content="Site name" />
<meta property="fb:admins" content="#*$!000#*$!000" />

This is documented in the section on placing a share/like button on a webpage in the FaceBook developers help section.

stevelibby

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Msg#: 4342424 posted 8:24 pm on Jul 21, 2011 (gmt 0)

I have done this yet its not pulling it what have i done wrong

Hoople

10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4342424 posted 8:41 pm on Jul 21, 2011 (gmt 0)

Try running your HTML thru a validator - fix all reported errors and warnings. Might find it right off :-)

stevelibby

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Msg#: 4342424 posted 8:52 pm on Jul 21, 2011 (gmt 0)

i know there are a quite a few errors on the validation side of things, but will that really make much of a difference?

stevelibby

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Msg#: 4342424 posted 10:41 am on Jul 22, 2011 (gmt 0)

i have just tried this on a page with absolutely no errors and it still don't work properly

Hoople

10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4342424 posted 6:46 pm on Jul 22, 2011 (gmt 0)

Try the button in a fresh (empty - no content whatsoever) page to see if it's your button coding or the page you placed it in.

stevelibby

10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4342424 posted 9:17 am on Jul 23, 2011 (gmt 0)

yes that's what I have done and still does not work

Tommybs

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Msg#: 4342424 posted 12:14 pm on Jul 23, 2011 (gmt 0)

Have you run your url through the url linter tool? https://developers.facebook.com/tools/lint/ Sometimes this forces facebook to crawl your site and fix these errors. Other times I've noticed this is just down to allowing time for them to crawl it.

stevelibby

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Msg#: 4342424 posted 10:30 pm on Jul 23, 2011 (gmt 0)

no I haven't and I shall try this and let you know.

stevelibby

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Msg#: 4342424 posted 11:11 am on Jul 24, 2011 (gmt 0)

great works a treat, I think it was because I placed the facebook post behind comment post. I have now placed on the pre post also and works well. Thank you. Is there anyway I can add parameters into the message?

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