How To Set the Share Image for Facebook Like Buttons

Setting the primary image that appears when someone clicks on a pages Facebook like button can be frustrating but it is decidedly easy to accomplish.

On the page that contains the Facebook like button include the following Open Graph META tag:

Make sure you update the “path-to/yourImage.png” to reflect the actual image you want displayed on Facebook. On a product page in an e-commerce setting it can very benefitical to set this to the primary product image. This way when a visitor shares a product it will be properly represented in their Facebook stream.

 

Hans-Eirik Hanifl

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Hans-Eirik Hanifl is a forward thinking e-commerce and marketing consultant. As an advocate for the free exchange of knowledge, he founded E-Commerce Gorilla as a place where like-minded individuals can ask questions and share their expertise on practical solutions in the area of e-commerce and marketing. He is the owner of TRM Marketing and an avid supporter of the open source community.

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