Fix Facebook Incorrect Thumbnail Issue in WordPress

Thumbnail Issue in WordPress

Hello guys. After a long time I am again here this time with a solution of the mostly occurring WordPress problem. Many WordPress users are facing this problem that whenever they publish a post and share it on Facebook for traffic, Facebook pickts the wrong post thumbnail. So, today I am going to tell you that why Facebook is not picking up thumbnail the correct thumbnail and how to fix this issue.

Why Facebook is Not Showing the Correct Thumbnail

There are lots of reasons by which Facebook does not show the correct thumbnail of your post. One reason is this that your post is having more than 1 images and are all set in the open graph image tags (og:image) where the featured image of your post is smaller in size and dimensions than other images present in the post. Facebook uses these open graph image tags (og:image). There are many WordPress plugins just like WordPress SEO By Yoast which adds the open graph image tags automatically to your site which helps to prevent this issue and if you use any Cache plugin than it also causes this problem. So, lets learn how to Fix Facebook Incorrect Thumbnail Issue in WordPress?

How to Fix Facebook Incorrect Thumbnail Issue in WordPress

There are two ways from which you can fix this Facebook Incorrect thumbnail issue in your WordPress. You can fix this issue with the help of a plugin and you can also fix this manually.

1. By Using Plugin

If you use WordPress SEO By Yoast than there is an option in this plugin in the “Social” tab about Facebook Image as shown below. Simply click upload image and select your desired thumbnail for Facebook to display.

facebook thumbnail issue

2. Manually Uploading your Thumbnail Image

Whenever you share any article from your WordPress blog/website and Facebook shows the incorrect thumbnail than you can simply click “upload image” while sharing your article on Facebook and fix that issue as shown in the below image.

Thumbnail Issue in WordPress

If you still face any problem while fixing this issue kindly feel FREE to comment below.

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