Plugin

  • Go to extensions > plugins
  • Find System - Socialmeta
  • Open it

Actually no parameter is really required but if you wish the application to be really efficient, I recommend you to fill up at least the parameters 1, 4 and 6.

screenshot of the basic options Figure 1

  1. Default's site image
    You can set a default image for any page shared on Facebook except on those set manually with the content plugin. Leave it empty if you don't want to use it.

  2. Facebook Application ID
    If you have an Application ID for you site you can put it here. The plugin will generate the meta property. Leave it empty if you don't want to use it.
    https://developers.facebook.com/docs/apps/register
    Only useful for Facebook insights

  3. Admin ID
    Enter the Facebook ID of the user who will be able to access to the sharing stats of the pages. See Facebook insights for more information.
    http://findmyfbid.com/
    Only useful for Facebook insights

  4. Facebook profile URL
    Enter the user profile URL with the https:// prefix. It will define the default author of your website's. This setting can be overridden for each author in the contact component under the Facebook tab.

  5. Facebook page URL
    Enter the user profile URL with the https:// prefix. It will define the publisher of the articles.

  6. Twitter @username
    Enter here the twitter @username of your whole site. Enter the Twitter account of a default author/entity to follow. This setting can be overridden for each author in the contact component under the Facebook tab

  7. Title limit
    You can modify here the size of the title in the character counter. The accurate setting is 68 today, but this value may change in the future depending on Facebook recommendations.

  8. Description limit
    You can modify here the size of the description in the character counter. The accurate setting is 200 today, but this value may change in the future depending on Facebook recommendations.