Ever had this experience? You paste your blog post link into Facebook. Facebook then displays a random graphic instead of the Featured Image. It’s frustrating, to say the least! This article shows you how to display your featured image in Facebook posts.
But I finally found a simple solution. So simple it’s like magic.
If you haven’t already done so, install the free Yoast SEO plugin.
Once you have the Yoast plugin installed, go to the bottom of your post and find the Yoast SEO meta box.
Click on the Social Share icon on the left side of the Yoast box.
Then go to the Facebook Image field at the bottom and upload the image you want to appear in your Facebook post.
Make sure you click the Update button (top right of the screen) and that’s it!
Now when you post your blog post to Facebook, the Featured Image will display as it should: