An SSL Story: how to fix preview thumbnails not showing on Facebook and Twitter from your website pages

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I have a website, and recently, when I went to Facebook to paste a link to a post from it, I was horrified to see that my post did not have a preview image.

I’ve seen this happen before. Sometimes, I would just backspace my link out and then paste it back in, and the thumbnail would…

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Tremaine Eto

Tremaine Eto

Senior Software Engineer @ Iterable | Previously worked at DIRECTV, AT&T, and Tinder | UCLA Computer Science alumni | Follow me for software engineering tips!