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[resolved] Multiple og:url values (8 posts)

  1. Christine Cobb
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Posting to the timeline is failing and the error message says: article is invalid because it specifies multiple 'og:url' values.

    It then lists two urls that are exactly the same post url.

    Thanks for any help resolving this. BTW I have been successful in the past. Not sure if it started with the latest update.

    I did deactivate, delete and upload the plugin and I also resubmitted the Open Graph.


  2. zjunaideen
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Chris, are you using WordPress SEO (Yoast) plugin? It has an social option and once I unchecked Facebook from it it works.

  3. Christine Cobb
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I don't have the Yoast plugin but your suggestion got me looking at other plugins. I found that Sexy Bookmarks has an Open Graph option so I turned that off. Maybe that will solve the problem.

    I wish I could find a solution to the weird excerpts that appear when the FB plugin does post to the timeline.

  4. zjunaideen
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Try adding the excerpt manually. For example, go to the top menu (I think it is screen options) and check Excerpt. Then you will get a box at bottom to enter the excerpt. Before publishing fill it and publish.

    Mine doesn't work, so actually can't test it for you.

  5. Christine Cobb
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I did try the manual Excerpt but that didn't work. Maybe the plugin developer will allow that in the next update.

  6. zjunaideen
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Yah, the plugin is very young, but I am disappointed, Facebook should use more horsepower to develop this section. Had I had time I will add those features.

  7. Matt Kelly (Facebook)
    Plugin Contributor

    Posted 2 years ago #

    @zjunaideen, why are you disappointed? What specifically can we work on? We're open to feedback and actively working on it. Thanks

    @chriscobb, can you add more details? What do you expect to happen and what's actually happening? Thanks

  8. Christine Cobb
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Whenever I manually add a link to Facebook, I get the image and the first few words of the post.

    When the App posts to Facebook, I get various excerpts like:

    <p>Try out this....

    <a class="ninja_pages_read_more" href="http//....

    or sometimes I get this:

    I love this at Rolling T Stores: MSM Turf Herbicide
    [add_to_cart item=

    On both of the pages I have used the manual WordPress excerpt. Couldn't the app pick up the snippet from this excerpt?

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