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WP Header displays on FB instead of Media upload

  1. Sometime the header image is displayed in the Facebook post instead of the media I upload. The WP blog displays correctly, it's only incorrect on FB.

    The blog I need help with is cookingwithchar.wordpress.com.

  2. If an image within your post doesn't meet Facebook's standards - for example, if it's too small - Facebook may opt not to display it as the thumbnail sharing image.

    If you give me a couple of links to posts where this is happening I could take a look.

  3. Sometimes Facebook's cache holds the wrong images for a site, and that can be fixed by running a URL through its debugging tool here:

    https://developers.facebook.com/tools/debug/

    I ran your two URLs through the Facebook debugger.

    The first shows that the correct thumbnail is being provided by your site for sharing, as you can see here:

    https://cloudup.com/cqZQVPsA3T9

    The fact that it used the wrong image is an error on Facebook's side.

    For this post - http://cookingwithchar.wordpress.com/2014/04/15/south-of-the-border-coleslaw/ - Facebook's debugger says your image is not big enough:

    https://cloudup.com/cSeoRRFOR-u

    You can see here that your image is only 183px high, while Facebook's minimum is 200px by 200px.

    http://cookingwithchar.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/cole-slaw-south-of-the-border-style.jpg

    I suggest uploading images that more than meet Facebook's minimum size requirements - for example, at least 250px along each side.

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