collective.fbshare 0.2.1

Provide some additional Open Graph meta tag to your Plone site, so share items on Facebook will be simpler
Are you commonly sharing contents from your Plone site or a site page to a Facebook account?

When you use the nice Facebook sharing interface, you have a simple way to customize additional data for the item that will be published (mainly: choose a proper image from the remote page).

However when trying to do this automatically (e.g: you are publishing the link in a Twitter account that also feed a Facebook page) Facebook is choosing an image for you... and often this is not the image you want.

How can you solve this? collective.fbshare is a Plone product that can provide some additional meta tag information using Open Graph standard, customizing many aspect of the way of sharing contents on Facebook.

Product detail

Installing collective.fbshare product and add some additional meta tags in the head section of your site.

Plone site metas

When sharing the site root, you'll get:

og:type
 Always website
og:url
 The URL to the site
og:image
 See next section
og:title
 The name of the site
og:description
 The description of the site

When sharing site content's you'll get:

og:type
 Always article
og:url
 The URL to the content
og:site_name
 The name of the Plone site
og:image
 See next section
og:title
 The title of the content
og:description
 The description of the content
article:published_time
 The publication date of the content (when present)
article:expiration_time
 The expiration date of the content (when present)
article:author
 A link to the creator's page. This will be used only when you choose to display the about info of site user's
article:tag
 List of content tags

last updated on:
July 26th, 2012, 13:26 GMT
price:
FREE!
developed by:
RedTurtle Technology
homepage:
plone.org
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
category:
ROOT \ Internet \ Plone Extensions

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