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Whatsapp thumbnail preview, help

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Is it posible to make thumbnail preview in whatsapp when sharing post link?

I saw some blogs link have picture preview in whatsapp
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Please explain some more, what do you mean by a thumbnail preview of a post link in Whatsapp? Is this to do with phpBB? A screen cap would help.
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here is example
this is my link, i attached picture in this post, but in whatsapp it doesnt show picture preview
this is my link, i attached picture in this post, but in whatsapp it doesnt show picture preview
blog link shows preview with picture
blog link shows preview with picture
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I doubt phpBB has any control over what Whatsapp is showing for links.
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You will possibly need to add the facebook/whatsapp Open Graph meta tags, There is a ton of info on Google about it.
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Steve wrote:
Mon Sep 25, 2017 2:22 pm
You will possibly need to add the facebook/whatsapp Open Graph meta tags, There is a ton of info on Google about it.
Can you please tell me where and how to add in phpbb?
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In the overall_heather.html of your style.
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<meta property="og:title" content="Article Title"/>
<meta property="og:description" content="Article Description (One or Two sentences)"/>
<meta property="og:type" content="article"/>
<meta property="og:url" content="http://example.com/link/to/article"/>
<meta property="og:site_name" content="Site Name"/>
<meta property="og:image" content="http://example.com/image/src.jpg"/>
since i only need it for picture preview, do i need to all of this lines or just <meta property="og:image" content="https://storyfb.com/image/src.jpg"/>
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Only the image
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i added this code in overall_header.html but it doesnt work
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Did you purge the cache from the ACP and purge the browser cache?
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stevemaury wrote:
Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:16 pm
Did you purge the cache from the ACP and purge the browser cache?
yes i did
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When I look at your site, I don't see the OGP data:
view-source:https://www.storyfb.com/

So there is something missing.
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Probably due to the cloud flare stuff that is active on that forum.
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Re: Whatsapp thumbnail preview, help

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phpbb forum also no preview thumbnial in whatsapp
viewtopic.php?f=641&t=2439891&p=14833616#p14832366
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