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Optimize Content Recommendations with Open Graph Tags

We now offer a number of content recommendation widgets in the dashboard, which can be configured within minutes. Once you’ve enabled the widgets within the dashboard, there are a couple things you should know so that you can optimize how the recommendations display on your site. We use Open Graph meta tags to have the correct URL, title, and image displayed within each cell.
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Stop Losing Traffic to Bad Pages. Promote and Hide!

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Not all your content is created equal. Most blogs and sites have pages that are necessary for the functionality of the site, like category and author pages on your blog. Although they may be viewed a lot by your visitors, it may not be a page you want your content recommendation widgets showing your visitors. Does this sound familiar? Continue reading

Customize Your Share Layer in Time for Halloween

One of the great things about Smart Layers is that there are lots of options that’ll let your site’s personality shine through. These examples of additional configurations will allow you to change things like the position of the buttons, which services show up, and even the hover color. Here are some of the styling options for the Share Layer that I frequently see publishers asking about, accompanied with ghouly examples. :)
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Optimize Your Smart Layers with Open Graph

Once you’ve added the Smart Layers code to your page, there are a couple things you should know so you can optimize how the What’s Next and Recommended Content layers display on your site. Smart Layers uses Open Graph meta tags to determine how to display links to your pages, and to specify which content is shared from your page.

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