URL debugging on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter– so images in your social posts show up right

You don’t want your social shares looking like this:
blitzmetrics URL
Your featured images should be 1600×840 to fit in the Open Graph and social posts, like this one from this migraine doctor.
Facebook for developers
Fortunately, the social networks have validator URLs we can test before making posts.
Here’s Facebook URL validator, which will give you additional warnings on errors to fix.
And here is Twitter’s card validator, so you can see what articles look like when shared as tweets:
twitter for developers
And, of course, on LinkedIn:
Linkedin post inspector
Fixing a simple issue like this can be the reason why your social shares get low engagement.
You can go further to make sure that you’ve set your open graph tags, canonical URLs, and other fundamental SEO issues.
Dennis Yu

About the Author

Dennis Yu
Dennis Yu is on a mission to create a million jobs.

He is the host of the CoachYu show, a digital marketing certification program that partners together with industry professionals just like doctors, engineers, and teachers where people can get trained and have a job at the same time.

He has been building brands and teaching marketing for over 13 years.

Specializes in helping young adults to grow into the leaders of tomorrow, by confidently developing their marketing skills through training programs and seminars with enterprise clients like The Golden State Warriors, Nike, and Rosetta Stone.

He developed the Technology Partner for Digital Marketing Agencies and Personal Brands. A RevShare Partnership Program that enables growing companies to stay competitive.

None of this would be possible without the generous support of partners such as DigitalMarketer, Social Media Examiner, Fiverr, GoDaddy, Keap, OmniConvert, Onlinejobs.ph, Tom Ferry, Barry Habib, and others who believe in training up millions of digital marketing professionals.

Dennis has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, LA Times, National Public Radio, TechCrunch, Fox News, CNN, CBS Evening News and co-authored “Facebook Nation” – a textbook taught in over 700 colleges and universities.

Dennis is an internationally acclaimed speaker in Facebook Marketing who has spoken countless times in 17 countries, spanning five continents including keynote events at L2E, PubCon, Digital Agency Expo, Marketo Summit, and B2C Growth & Innovation Virtual Summit.

Besides being a data and ad connoisseur, Dennis enjoys eating spicy buffalo wings or might just spot him playing Ultimate Frisbee under the sun.

You can contact him at dennis@blitzmetrics.com or on one of his social accounts below.