How to Add Facebook Author Tag in WordPress

Add Facebook Author Tag

If you want to show your author name along with the posts when you share it on Facebook, you need to do something extra for it. It’s really handy to make it happen. You need to have an author tag.

Add Facebook Author Tag

Basically, the author tag allows you to display the author’s name along with his/her article when you share it on Facebook. The author tag links the users to its author’s profile on Facebook. It makes users more engaging with the author.

Facebook Author Tag
Example of a Facebook author tag – yoast

To include author tag, you need to install and activate Yoast SEO plugin and you need to enable Open Graph metadata.

Facebook Author Tag

Next, go to your profile Users then, click on the Profile page. After that, scroll down to Facebook profile URL and type your URL address in the input box. Then click on the Save Change to execute the functionality.

Facebook Author Tag

That’s all about showing the author’s name along with the article in WordPress.

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Sazzadul Bari

Hi, this is Sazzadul Bari, Digital Marketing Strategist at WPManageNinja. SEO content writing, outreaching, link building, and lead generation are my specializations. And when I am not drooling over WordPress plugins and updates, you'll find me enjoying sports or going through my favorite books.

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