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WP Open Graph Meta

Description

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This plugin adds several Open Graph Meta Elements to the header of your theme for blog posts and pages to avoid no thumbnail, wrong title / description issue etc. It is compatible with the WordPress SEO plugins “wpSEO” and “All in One SEO Pack”. When a title or description is stored by one of these SEO plugins, WP Open Graph Meta will use them.

The Open Graph protocol enables any web page to become a rich object in a social graph. For instance, this is used on Facebook to allow any web page to have the same functionality as any other object on Facebook.

To turn your posts and pages into graph objects, the plugin adds the following meta elements to webpage header:

For post/page

  • og:title – The title of your post/page (compatible with “wpSEO” and “All in One SEO Pack”)
  • og:type – The type of your post/page. Depending on the type it is possible to specify automatically other properties.
  • og:url – The canonical URL of your post/page
  • og:description – The excerpt of your post/page (compatible with “wpSEO” and “All in One SEO Pack”)
  • og:site_name – The title of website.
  • og:locale – The locale these tags are marked up in.
  • og:image – An image URL (featured image if exists) which should represent your post/page

For post only

  • article:tag – Tag words associated with your post.

Plugin support page: omaxis.de

Languages

WP Open Graph Meta is language independent.

Screenshots

  • Without WP Open Graph Meta - Wrong thumbnail (banner ad) and title.
  • With WP Open Graph Meta - Correct thumbnail and optimized title.

Installation

  1. Upload folder “wp-open-graph-meta” with all its contents into your WordPress plugin directory (/wp-content/plugins/).
  2. Go to WordPress admin area and activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu.

FAQ

What is the Open Graph protocol?

The The Open Graph protocol enables any web page to become a rich object in a social graph. For instance, this is used on Facebook to allow any web page to have the same functionality as any other object on Facebook.

I don’t use social media, why would I use this?

Lots of People share links on social media sites. This plugin gives you some control over how your content is presented on platforms such as Facebook, Google+ and XING.

Contributors & Developers

“WP Open Graph Meta” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Translate “WP Open Graph Meta” into your language.

Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.

Changelog

1.1

  • Removed meta tag “og:published_time”
  • Converted locale of meta tag “og:locale” to lowercase

1.0

  • Initial release