Within our software we provide the ability for you to have your affiliates share via Facebook. Your affiliates can share a post that includes a large image, a Bold title and a description along with the affiliates link. Follow these steps to setup your Facebook Post:


Step 1: Go to Social Icons Settings


Go to the Social Icons Setup Section shown here:

Setup -> Settings -> Social Icons Settings



Step 2: Select Program


Select the referral program



Step 3: Add Facebook Info


Enter your title, description and browse in your image. The image size should be 1200 x 630 pixels.




Step 4: Add meta code

Please add the Facebook Open Graph Meta tag to your landing page. Below is a sample Facebook Open Graph Meta tag. You need to add it before the closing </head> tag.

<meta property="og:title" content="Drive More Traffic to Your Website"/>
<meta property="og:type" content="website"/>
<meta property="og:url" content="http://www.osiaffiliate.com"/>
<meta property="og:image" content="http://www.osiaffiliate.com/images/omnistar-logo-fb.jpg"/>
<meta property="og:site_name" content="OSI Affiliate Software"/>
<meta property="og:description" content="Sign up for a FREE 15-Day trial of the Omnistar Customer referral software and start having your customers work for you."/>

Here is how the post will look from the above code:

Below is a table explaining the description of the key tags. For a full list of tags and their descriptions, visit the Facebook Open Graph Protocol website or the Facebook Open Graph Object Properties page.

 

Meta Tag Name

Description

fb:app_id

This is optional. If you don’t have your website app id, you can create one by following instructions provided by Facebook. If you don’t provide the app id, Facebook will use a default app id.

og:type

Since you are adding this to your landing page. You can use the type ‘website’

og:url

This is the url to your landing page. Make sure to use the canonical URL of the landing page.

og:title

Use the title of your landing page.

og:image

Provide the url of the image you want displayed when the link is shared on Facebook. It should be at least 600x315 pixels, but 1200x630 or larger is preferred (up to 5MB).

Step 5

Test your landing page to make sure everything looks correct. You can use the Facebook Debugger Tool to see how your page appears to Facebook.