Question, does anyone know what mastadon is looking for in a page to show an status-card__image?

My fuzzy tree photo from 500px is included with an overlay with "show or go" options.
When I include an url from my own site in the same way I just adds an url.

(gerhardhoogterp.nl/2018/12/29/)

I assume that there's an piece of metadata responsible, but ....

Anybody in the know who has an idea?

@Jondor As far as I know Mastodon looks for the Twitter meta tags for cards. developer.twitter.com/en/docs/

On my site I have both the Twitter and opengraph versions. I get the correct cards in Mastodon.

@tsturm After some more research (couldn't wait for the weekend) I see that your toots show the same card as mine do but those are not what I'm looking for,

In your toos there a link to a youtube video which has the "play or go" overlay. This is what I'm searching for. Why do links from youtube (and 500px) show this overlay and why doesn't my site?!

Thanks!

@Jondor Ah! I see what you mean. Youtube links get this big preview that is different from a regular site link card. Hmm.... I want that, too! 😊

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