How to add Facebook publisher tags

Facebook publisher tag is a tag that allows Facebook readers to follow the author of an article. The Yoast SEO plugin makes it easy to add Facebook author tags to your content. In this article, we’ll explain how you should go about this.

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Example of a Facebook publisher tag

To set up author tags for the authors on your site, you should first make sure you have enabled Facebook OpenGraph. Then, you should add the Facebook profile URL of your users to their WordPress author profile by following these steps:

  1. Log in to your WordPress website.

    When you’re logged in, you will be in your ‘Dashboard’.

  2. Click on ‘SEO’

    On the left-hand side, you will see a menu. In that menu, click on ‘SEO’.

  3. Click on ‘Social’.

    The ‘SEO’ settings will expand providing you additional options. Click on ‘Social’.

  4. Click on the ‘Accounts’ tab.

    Yoast SEO : Social : Accounts

  5. Under ‘Your social profiles’, enter your Facebook Page URL.

    Yoast SEO : Social : Accounts : Your social profiles

  6. Click ‘Save changes’.