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This topic contains 5 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by  AlohaCondoRental-dot-com 8 months, 1 week ago.

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  • #6572

    I’ve noticed that often the featured images from posts are cropped on Facebook posts.  What size should we aim for on the featured image so that it won’t get cropped?

    Here’s an example

    This post had the image cropped

     

    And this one did not

     

    Thanks!

    Laurie

  • #6577

    Hi Laurie…..I have this exact question.  Even if I scaled down the size, my featured image gets cropped and you can’t view the entire image until you open the post.  nancy

  • #6593

    alan egan
    Keymaster
    • #6604

      I re-created the featured image using the Facebook recommended size of 1200 x 630 and swapped it out with my original which is 648 × 324.  Both get cropped on the VS site (see images below) So what size will work for both VS and FB. Posts are being syndicated to both sites and I am not sure which size works for both.

      Screen shot of first image below at 648 x 324 on the VS feed

       

      this screenshot with a resized image of 1200 x 630 as recommended for FB is also cropped on the VS site

       

      Thanks Alan for your help.

  • #6614

    alan egan
    Keymaster

    It’s almost impossible to please all of the sites with 1 image. Twitter and Pinterest use different sizes to that of FB. Have a look at a plugin called social warfare – That may help

  • #6624

    Thanks, I’ll take a look.

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