Custom title and text for a link to share on Facebook

Sometimes I have the problem that the text or title of a link that I want to share do not describe the content. See below the example of a link that I want to share for a document on, an online storage service.

The title is the URL and the text is something about In this example I want the title to be about the document and the text should describe the content of the document.

Let’s Customize the title and text for the link

Start by adding some text and click the Link icon:

Add the link and click Attach:

Now move with the mouse over the title or text that you want to change. It will highlight:

Click the text and enter your Title and description. Then click Share to publish it:

This is the result that you can see on my Wall.

You can use it on your personal wall and for your Facebook pages.

Inspiration: How to customize a Facebook link title and description
Ook in het Nederlands beschikbaar: Op maat titel en tekst voor een Facebook bericht

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  1. sorry..but you not said that how i can do it


  1. […] this fine gentleman, Erno Hannink, has got some cool stuff figured out.  like, how to change the text on a shared link, before you click “share”! Read how to change the text, here. […]

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