Shortlink/sharing preview on twitter not fully working

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    Hi, I checked around but haven’t seen an answer to this question, and Twitter support is not very helpful. My twitter handle is @kristinshafel and my blog is

    On some other twitter accounts, I see that they have enabled sharing to automatically tweet a newly published blog post. When they do, there appears in the tweet a little preview box, like this one.

    But when I have tried doing this, the media doesn’t appear. I even tried copy+pasting the shortlink manually into a new tweet, and I get the same result. Logged out and back in (both twitter and WP), restarted, cleared cache… all same result.

    Am I doing something wrong? Is there a privacy setting I’m missing or need to change? Please help. Thanks!

    The blog I need help with is



    Please see here > sharing >


    Thanks, but this doesn’t exactly answer my question why the preview for my post doesn’t appear in a tweet, like the examples I linked above. I’m not looking for sharing buttons or how to share… just why a preview doesn’t appear in my tweet when I publish the post and auto-share on twitter from

    Unless… are you saying… my friend whose wordpress post appears as a preview in his tweet shows up that way because he added sharing buttons on his blog and then shared it himself on twitter by clicking that button, instead of auto-sharing with publication of the WP post? That auto-sharing on Twitter with publication of a post on WP will not show a preview?


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