Looking for an add-on to help me improve my image thumbnails on social media


Hi there. My goal is to share links on social media and have the thumbnail image actually reflect the content inside the thread, either by using the first attachment, or by setting it manually per content. Currently the image is just the default one I set in Metadata Logo URL in ACP, which just posts a generic image each time I share a link, making for a very dull and engagement poor feed.

Any pointers at how I might solve this issue with an existing add-on? Thanks
Some socials will parse your site (unfurl) and look for:
<meta property="og:image" content="https://xenforo.com/community/styles/default/xenforo/xenforo-logo-og.png" />
<meta property="twitter:image" content="https://xenforo.com/community/styles/default/xenforo/xenforo-logo-og.png" />

by default, XF just throws your logo in there, and it's not dynamic. So, that's probably what you are seeing over and over again.

so, that's Why.

How to fix it - i'm not sure if a resource exists for this or not.
Looks like this was asked a while back with no real answer...

not sure that an addon exists.

Some thinking out loud, you could change that setting to something like lookupimage.php and dynamically get the image with code based on the threadid (would need to be passed somehow) or else default to the logo and return the proper mime image/png.
There's probably a better way.
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