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Facebook OpenGraph for my website not returning the correct image.

  • Hi WordPress Experts!

    I would like to seek your help about my problem with the FB OpenGraph. My situation is this, I successfully implemented the FB opengraph on every blog post using a funtion (which you can see below)

    //Adding the Open Graph in the Language Attributes
    function add_opengraph_doctype( $output ) {
    		return $output . ' xmlns:og="http://opengraphprotocol.org/schema/" xmlns:fb="http://www.facebook.com/2008/fbml"';
    add_filter('language_attributes', 'add_opengraph_doctype');
    //Lets add Open Graph Meta Info
    function insert_fb_in_head() {
    	global $post;
    	if ( !is_singular()) //if it is not a post or a page
            echo '<meta property="fb:admins" content="100000132424794"/>';
            echo '<meta property="og:title" content="' . get_the_title() . '"/>';
            echo '<meta property="og:type" content="article"/>';
            echo '<meta property="og:url" content="' . get_permalink() . '"/>';
            echo '<meta property="og:site_name" content="BenDaggers.Com"/>';
    	if(!has_post_thumbnail( $post->ID )) { //the post does not have featured image, use a default image
    		$default_image="http://www.bendaggers.com/wp-content/themes/Lord%20of%20Avernus%20-%20Abaddon/Images/Deafult_Img.png"; //replace this with a default image on your server or an image in your media library
    		echo '<meta property="og:image" content="' . $default_image . '"/>';
    		$thumbnail_src = wp_get_attachment_image_src( get_post_thumbnail_id( $post->ID ), 'medium' );
    		echo '<meta property="og:image" content="' . esc_attr( $thumbnail_src[0] ) . '"/>';
    	echo "\n";
    add_action( 'wp_head', 'insert_fb_in_head', 5 );

    When someone Likes or shares my blog post, it returns the correct values in facebook (image, title, permalink and description).

    However, if some shares my website http://www.bendaggers.com, its not returning correct image. I tried the Linter but all i get is "Error parsing input URL, no data was scraped." The worst part in using linter is it’s not displaying what it suppose to display like og:title, og:type, og:url and or:site_name. Just a plain error.

    To make my question clear, you can try to copy paste my website link in your facebook status box http://www.bendaggers.com/ and you’ll see that it’s not displaying any thumbnail.

    What seems to be the problem? Need your help.

    Thank you very much!

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