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Linking your Avoori website with social network accounts, setting Facebook Open Graph data & Twitter Card information

Setting up social accounts for your website is a pretty simple process. Just browse to the Social Networks settingsLearn to link your website with social media accounts using Avoori. Know more about setting up Facebook Open Graph data and Twitter Card information. by clicking on the SEO menu on your website admin dashboard.

On the Social Networks page, please click on the tab named “Your social accounts”. That’s where you can enter your social information for the following social accounts:

Facebook Page URL

Enter your facebook page URL in the following way

https://www.facebook.com/YOUR-PAGE-URL-HERE

Twitter Username

Just enter your username following @ sign.

@yourusername

Pinterest URL

Your Pinterest profile ID following URL

https://www.pinterest.com/YOUR-PROFILE-ID

Instagram URL

Enter your Instagram page URL in the following manner

https://www.instagram.com/YOUR-PAGE-URL-HERE

YouTube URL

Enter your YouTube channel page ID like this

https://www.youtube.com/YOUR-CHANNEL-PAGE-ID

LinkedIn URL

Enter your individual profile address or company account URL

https://www.linkedin.com/company/YOUR-COMPANY-ID

MySpace URL

Enter your Myspace page ID following the domain URL

https://www.myspace.com/YOUR-PAGE-ID

Soundcloud URL

Enter your Soundcloud URL by appending your page ID after domain link address like so
https://www.soundcloud.com/YOUR-SOUNDCLOUD-PAGE-ID

Tumblr URL

Enter your Tumblr subdomain ID in such a way

https://YOUR-TUMBLR-ID.tumblr.com

Finally, click Save Changes to save your social accounts information.

Facebook Open Graph

Open Graph was introduced by Facebook in 2010 and is now managed by the Open Web Foundation. In simple terms, these are considered to be social META tags. You can let Facebook remember your preferences while sharing your site information.

For example, you can use an image using og: image tag that lets Facebook know to use that image whenever your page is shared over Facebook social media. It helps to take the guesswork out of the system and Facebook exactly know what to do based on provided guidelines.

Prior to Open Graph there was Facebook Connect which was launched in 2008. It was very successful as it had approximately 100 million users a very short time after launch. The new Open Graph platform lets you do more, that’s why 50,000 websites instantly implemented OG tags right after it’s launch within the first week.

The idea is simple, to convert your website posts into social objects. So that your website naturally becomes a part of social media platforms.

It can be both time-consuming and highly-technical to correctly implement such OG social META tags for your website. Luckily, its very simple to do in Avoori.

Click over the “Facebook Open Graph” tab.

Then check the Enable Open Graph Data option that says “Enable OG data”. Once checked, you need to fill in the following details before you click save changes.

Facebook Link Ownership ID

Is designed to fight with misinformation, Facebook has disabled the social metadata editing for links posted to their service natively or via third-party. However, Facebook still provides a way for publishers to provide their identity via domain verification to allow to edit metadata.

So you can provide the Facebook page ID that is associated with the content.

Facebook Admin ID

You can find your Facebook fan page admin id by simply logging to your Facebook fan page in your browser. Just click over the main logo image in the upper left corner. Then have a look at the browser URL in address bar, copy the numbers after the last. (period) – That’s your Fan Page Admin ID. It is that Easy!

Just paste it in the input box.

Facebook App ID

Facebook App ID is required to use Facebook Insights, a tool that lets you see analytics for traffic to your website via Facebook.

You can create a Facebook App ID through Facebook for Developers by following a few simple steps and guidelines provided by Facebook.

Finally, click Save Changes to enable OG data for the site.

Twitter Card

Twitter Cards is a way to display more information such as images, videos, audio, in addition to the tweet character count.

These are difficult to implement but using the tool provided with Avoori, you can easily set it up in just a few steps.

Firstly, Enable Twitter cards.

Secondly, you can choose to check the Open Graph as a secondary option if Twitter Card is unavailable. Check “Use OG if no Twitter Cards” if you want to go for it.

Next, you can choose a Default Twitter Image thumbnail, via Upload an Image button.

Finally, define the image size for the Twitter Summary Card from the available dropdown list.

And hit save changes, that’s it and you’re done setting up Twitter Cards for your website.

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