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XF 1.4 Links on FB say 'error' in the preview

squirrly

Active member
#1
If a member of our forum posts a link on FB, the preview in FB always says:

Error | TheBabywearer.com Forums

I'd really love to change that 'error' to pretty much anything else. Any idea how/where?
 

Mike

XenForo developer
Staff member
#2
I'm guessing that's because you don't allow guests to view the threads in question. Facebook is actually getting an error (probably a no permission page).
 

squirrly

Active member
#3
That's my guess too. We allow them to see the list of threads but not open threads... Anything I could tweak to get rid of the error but keep our security the same?
 

squirrly

Active member
#5
Crap. Changing the guest permissions isn't going to fly. I don't care about the preview; I just don't want to see the word "error".
 

Brogan

XenForo moderator
Staff member
#6
It's not possible to share content which is not visible to guests, which Facebook is classed as.

It's no different to posting a link here, someone clicking it and receiving a no permission to view error.
 

squirrly

Active member
#7
I understand that. I don't want the content to preview. I just don't want it to say error instead. If I could literally just remove the word error I'd be happy.
 

Mike

XenForo developer
Staff member
#9
The page is very likely the standard no permission page, so there isn't really a way built into XF to change that for just this case. I believe you could change the "error" template, but that is for every error that can get triggered.