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  • Same issue here. Until last week Google+ just used the featured image, now it uses my face or the theme background. Curious about a solution.

    I think this has something to do with how WordPress SEO is implementing Open Graph image tags now. Every single image featured in a post now has an og:image tag in the <head> section.

    I just tried posting to Google+ and I can’t select the Featured Image because there are too many og:image tags and G+ wont allow me to select from all of them.

    Another thread about this issue here:

    @sdavecl thanks for the info. Do you know a solution for this?

    This post describes how to strip all but the featured image og:image tag of the post from the <head>:

    Manipulating WordPress SEO’s choice of Open Graph image

    Takes a snippet of code added to your theme’s functions.php to do it.

    The exact snippet I added was this:

    add_filter('wpseo_pre_analysis_post_content', 'mysite_opengraph_content');
    function mysite_opengraph_content($val) {
    return preg_replace("/<img[^>]+>/i", "", $val);

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