[Solved] Facebook Thumbnail Not loading Issue In WordPress
In this articles we will learn How to fix Facebook thumbnail image is not loading when you share your post on Facebook . Before i start explaining this issue we should know the real cause behind why Facebook not showing our thumbnails. There is basically 2 reason why your images are not loading.
- Facebook app id is missing – Facebook need app id to connect your Facebook platform with your website .
- You have not set any featured images for your post thumbnail
How to debug the issue of facebook images not showing on sharing ?
Go to facebook debug tool and check the reason . Almost people faced gets the same error ” the following required properties are missing: fb:app_id ” .This issue says that your website need Facebook app id in order to connect facebook data . If you are getting this issue then you must try this link .
I am assuming that you are using Yoast SEO plugin . You need to use same procedure for rest of SEO plugin .
Steps to fix incorrect facebook thumbnail issue on sharing post .
- Get facebook app id
- You need to paste facebook app id in your SEO plugin .
- Then click on scrape images in facebook debug tool and debug again .
For example if you are Using yoast plugin then you need to follow this path SEO<<SOCIAL<< FACEBOOK<< Then paste the Your Facebook app id .
How To set featured images for your post thumbnail In SEO yoast Plugin
Inside your post and pages you need to scroll down till meta description box . Now click on Social tab in yoast plugin . There you will find 3 option
- Facebook Title
- Facebook Description
- Facebook Image
Fill Facebook title , meta description Data in Yoast SEO social and upload Your featured thumbnail . And then click on publish
Note : For Facebook the thumbnail recommended image size is 1200 by 630 pixels.
Now go to Facebook developer tool click on scrape images then click on debug .
And Now bingo no more issue related to Facebook Thumbnail not loading Issue in WordPress Website