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How to Add Facebook Open Graph Tags in Thesis – Part 4 – 1 Week Later Follow Up

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One of our members was having a trouble with Facebook not showing the image after adding the Facebook open graph tags. In this session, we discuss how Facebook works with images and give the code that we use on The code is shown below.

This is the exact code we use on

* This function adds Facebook Open Graph tags to the head

function byob_add_facebook_open_graph_tags() {
 if (is_singular()) {
 global $post;
 $image = get_post_meta($post->ID, 'thesis_post_image', $single = true);
 if (!$image)
 $image = '';
 $dirty_excerpt = get_the_excerpt();
 $clean_excerpt = wp_strip_all_tags($dirty_excerpt, true);
 <meta property="og:title" content="<?php the_title(); ?>" />
 <meta property="og:type" content="article" />
 <meta property="og:image" content="<?php echo $image; ?>" />
 <meta property="og:url" content="<?php the_permalink(); ?>" />
 <meta property="og:description" content="<?php echo $clean_excerpt; ?>" />
 <meta property="og:site_name" content="<?php echo get_bloginfo('name'); ?>" />
 <meta property="fb:admins" content="byobrick" />
 <?php }
add_action('wp_head', 'byob_add_facebook_open_graph_tags',99);
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