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How to edit what is shown when sharing your video on Facebook and other social media. Activating Share widget and SEO optimization.

Updated over a week ago

This article will summarize steps you can take to share your video on social media and also have your video optimized for search engines.

If you want to do any of the following we'll summarize how Spotlightr helps you accomplish your goals and point you to more information.

  • Share a URL to your video on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn and change the image and other info used when you share your video

  • Add a small share widget to all of your videos so viewers can share your video on social media

  • Make sure your video can be found by Google and other search engines

Share a Video Link on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn (and editing how it's displayed)

When sharing a video to Facebook and other social media, we provide a quick and easy way to do so using the URL of your Watch page.

Please check this article on Sharing a Video Link to learn more about this.

Activating the Video Share Widget

The share widget is a great way for you to get more traffic by giving your viewers a quick and easy way to share your video to their social media.

Check this article on the Share Widget to see how it works.

Activating SEO Optimization

If you want your video to be able to be found in search engines, then you are in the right place. This option will add a script to your embed code that will signal Google to index your video on the page it is embedded on.

Before enabling this feature, just make sure you configured your title and description in the "Social Sharing" fields. For more info on editing this please check this article:

This information will by used by Google to categorize your video in the Google index.

Once that is done, all you need to do is check the SEO Optimization box which can be found in your Theme. Navigate to your Theme >> Advanced Options >> Publishing Options:

If you have any questions or need any help, please contact our helpdesk.

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