Can my videos play directly on Facebook?

Last update: 10 August, 2017

The Video SEO plugin can add the necessary data for Facebook to play videos. You can toggle the feature on or off under Dashboard > SEO > Video SEO.

Note: You must enable Open Graph for your articles for this feature to work correctly.
Log in to your WordPress website. When you’re logged in, you will be in your ‘Dashboard’. On the left-hand side, you will see a menu. In that menu, click on ‘SEO’.
The ‘SEO’ settings will expand providing you additional options. Click on ‘Video SEO’.

Yoast SEO > Video SEO

Under ‘Embed Settings’, check ‘Allow videos to be played directly on Facebook.’

Click ‘Save Settings’
If the video is not displaying correctly after making this change, you may need to update Facebook’s cache.

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