I use this function to add the featured image from url on wordpress "Is it possible set a featured image with external image URL", but when i share the post on Facebook, Facebook doesn't grab the featured image from url, it grabs any images from the sidebar or from the related content. I added meta tags but it didn't work. I think it needs a function to tell Facebook to grab the featured image from url.

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    What meta tags did you add? Have a look at this answer -- is that what you're doing? – Pat J Oct 20 '15 at 15:55

Featured Image From URL plugin contains social tags. So you can share your posts and the external featured image will be shown on the Social Networks.

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