Ideally, when the structuring of the site is done correctly, one page describes the answer to one question (object) that you share: it could be a blog post, a video, a picture of a person, a place, etc. This list is quite impressive.

List of available poperty og: type values

  • Web site - website
  • Article - article
  • Book - book
  • Person - profile
<meta property='og:type' content='website' />

The tag is og:typeespecially important if there is a “Like” button on your web page and the page content is a real object (for example, a book or a movie). The specified tag determines whether the presented material is displayed in the user's interests section in its public profile, if he likes it. Read the full list of supported types here .

Best Practices for Using Open Graph Type

For most cases, it is recommended to use the value websiteor article, since you share the link to the website or one of the articles from it. In fact, if you do not define the type yourself, by default it will be assumed that the object is a “web site”.

In order not to get confused in the correct application of this tag, you can use the Open Graph automatic markup generator , which will create ready-made HTML-code for insertion into the site.