I just added a new Zap which checks a RSS status and then will add a new post to facebook. The issue is that I am not able to let facebook find the photo on the post. My ZAP looks like this:
And the Link contains a photo in the post itself and also has an entry picture. Nevertheless, facebook always adds the Logo of the Homepage to the page - any ideas why this happens? I also installed a OG Plugin but this didn’t change the behavior.
Thanks in advance
Best answer by DanversView original
@Stefan! Thanks for reaching out!
Hmm, if I’m not mistaken posting photos with this particular action in Facebook Pages can be tricky. Here’s a similar topic that might be helpful:
There’s also a great troubleshooting guide here:
I hope some of this helps! Keep us posted on your success. 🙂
She wanted to, but nevetheless I got a mail that she answered. Thanks anyway :)
Thanks for coming back to us with some additional info. It sounds like you’ve tried the best option (using Open Graph tags) but Facebook is still pulling in a different image. Unfortunately, we don’t have any control over the photo that Facebook pulls in. I know that you said that you didn’t want to add a photo post, but if you want to guarantee a specific image in a post you would need to use the Create Page Photo action.
You may have already read this in the Facebook pages help guide, but just in case, here are the factors that affect which image Facebook will use in a page post:
Images that Facebook prefers:
I hope that helps and I’m sorry that there isn’t a way to set the image that you want for this type of post.