They Broke The Facebook IA Plugin for WordPress and Here Is The Workaround

Learn about the 2018 bug in the Facebook Instant Articles for WP plugin which remains unresolved and which stops your IA posts from getting updated on FB when you update them in WP.

I wrote this up for my beloved Global Voices contributors (i.e. my job), but it applies equally to anyone authoring content on a WP site with the IA plugin running. If you are the admin for a publisher that cares about having your FB users see up-to-date versions of your content, maybe you should share it with your authors too ?

Facebook Instant Articles: Thou shalt re-scrape thine articles after important edits

If you’re not sure what FB IA are, check out my WordCamp talk on the subject: F******k Instant Articles: How do they work?

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