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[resolved] Wrong twitter-card meta created (4 posts)

  1. mdidesign
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hello,

    WordPress SEO created wrong twitter card meta. In this case:

    <meta name="twitter:creator" content="@http://www.twitter.com/XXXXusernameXXXX"/>

    Twitter cannot use this information. For "creator" there must be the username, not the URL to the profile.

    Could you fix that please?

    Regards

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wordpress-seo/

  2. Joost de Valk
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    its your own input that's wrong, in the user profile it should just have the username.

  3. mdidesign
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    On the front page it works, but not in articles. So I checked the profile and yes, you are right: I had my twitter URL in the profile informations within wordpress. Thanks for the hint!

  4. thedan1984
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I'm actually having a similar issue right now. I suspect it's using my username, instead of my Twitter name.

    I have my company's Twitter name (without the @) listed, and it's using "@Dan" on our Twitter cards, instead of the company's Twitter handle. I am the author of every page/post, so that's why my profile has the company handle, instead of my own.

    I am going to do some testing, but if you have any ideas, they are welcomed. If I find a solution or what lead to the issue, I'll be sure to post it here.

    Edit: Apparently our server was having a caching issue, and WordPress was not able to properly clear the database cache via W3 Total Cache's flush button. Everything appears as expected now.

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