How to Use Facebook's Sharing Debugger to Preview Links | An Evolving Web Tutorial

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Jul 08, 2020

How to Use Facebook's Sharing Debugger to Preview Links | An Evolving Web Tutorial

Writing and preparing content can take a long time. Once you’re proud of your work and ready to share, it really stings when the preview on Facebook doesn’t look right.

This is where Facebook’s Sharing Debugger comes in handy. After publishing, but before sharing, you can paste your link in and get a preview of how it looks. In this video, we’ll look at how Facebook generates the preview and how you can modify your HTML to get it exactly the way you’d like.

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

In a follow-up video, we’ll take a look at how to automate this using Drupal’s Metatag module:

https://www.drupal.org/project/metatag

If you want to learn how to build websites from top to bottom, we have the right experts to teach you live:
https://evolvingweb.ca/training/

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