Feature request Open Graph Tags for social media previews

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KMiddelkoop
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Wed Aug 05, 2020 10:26 pm

Hello Gnomes,

Hope you’re doing well. I found your new text to speech component very interesting. I haven’t thought about it before but now that it is available, I’ll be using it for sure for several tours.

Speaking of tours and development. I’ve got a small request. No priority but may be you could consider the following.

I host my tours on my server. Clients do share it over social media. I’d love to be able to automatically generate open graph tags along the output. What I mean by that is that created tours have open graph tags where social media can generate preview links from.

May be others find this useful as well. Check this out for more information:
https://ogp.me/

Last but not least: keep up all the great work and stay safe.

Best,
Kevin
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Hopki
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Mon Aug 10, 2020 1:44 pm

Hi Kevin,
If you select Files for external embedding under the HTML template it will generate a preview image so when shared in Facebook you get to see the preview.
This works well but only for Facebook.
Have a look at this page: https://ggnome.com/doc/posting-social/
This should cover what you are looking for.

You could copy and modify the normal.gtt to include this: https://ggnome.com/doc/html-template/
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Hopki
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KMiddelkoop
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Joined: Thu May 30, 2019 1:47 pm

Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:48 pm

Hello Martin,

Thank you for your reply. I missed it but checked for a reply and saw it today. Great suggestion, I will try this. Facebook should be sufficient for most clients at this moment.

Thanks again.

Best,
Kevin
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