Double Titles when Sharing on Google+

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If you’ve got double titles when sharing your WordPress posts on Google+, it’s probably due to duplicate OpenGraph tags, which might have been caused by the latest update to Jetpack, which added OpenGraph tags in version 2.0. If you’re already running a plugin that outputs the “og:” tags in your document head, you’ll have to disable one or the other.

For example, to have WordPress SEO by Yoast not output the OpenGraph tags, go to SEO – Social and disable Facebook OpenGraph. If you’d like to disable Jetpack’s OpenGraph support, you’ll have to write some code, preferably in a plugin file:

add_filter( 'jetpack_enable_open_graph', '__return_false' );

Other plugins might be different, but you get the idea.

9 thoughts on “Double Titles when Sharing on Google+

  1. Not a comment related to double titles or Google+, but does relate to what WordPress outs to Facebook and hoping you can offer some assistance…

    When you share a URL on Facebook, the following copy is pulled through along with the article title, URL & photo:
    Blog post at Website Name : Some copy from the article.

    My question is, how can I get WordPress to stop spewing out ‘Blog post at Website Name :’

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