How to fix link sharing errors on Facebook

Have you gone to share a blog post or web page before on Facebook and the site preview wasn't what you expected? 

Like there's no image displaying or no text or some other text that's completely wrong for what should be showing up? It's enough to drive you bonkers. 

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Good news! It's a pretty easy fix :) 

Facebook has a developer tool called the Facebook Debugger to fix the preview information that's pulled from web pages. 

It's super easy to use. Just follow the steps below!

1. Go to

2. Enter the URL that's having the sharing issue and click 'Debug'

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3. Review the information that's populated after scraping. (If you're scraping a brand new page that hasn't been shared before, a message will likely display that tells you to 'Fetch New Information'.)

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4. If the updated sharing information looks right, you're all set! If not, tell Facebook to 'Scrape Again' until you get your desired result. 

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Pretty simple, right? 



Becky Linot