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How to Automatically Share WordPress Posts on LinkedIn?

How to Automatically Share WordPress Posts on LinkedIn? #

SchedulePress PRO allows you to automatically share your scheduled WordPress posts on your LinkedIn account. By connecting LinkedIn with SchedulePress, you can automatically share your blog posts at the scheduled time. Besides, with its ‘Instant Share' flexibility, you can share your post anytime you want on LinkedIn as well.

Moreover, you can now simultaneously share posts on ‘multiple LinkedIn accounts' by using SchedulePress. This feature would come in very handy if you want to grow your social media presence and give your brand some much-needed exposure. Follow the below guideline to share your WordPress posts on your LinkedIn account:

Step 1 – Retrieve LinkedIn API Keys #

Make sure to retrieve your API Keys from your  LinkedIn Developer Account at first. Beforehand, you need to make sure that you already have created an App on LinkedIn. You will have to provide the necessary information: App Name, App Logo, Privacy Policy URL, and others. Make sure to connect your Company page with the App as well. If you don't have a Company page, you can create one by following this link.

Share WordPress Posts on LinkedIn

 

Let's go to your App page and open the ‘Auth' page. From here, you will find the ‘Client ID' and ‘Client Secret' API Keys. You can copy them from here.

Share WordPress Posts on LinkedIn

Make sure to copy the following URL: “https://api.schedulepress.com/callback.php” and paste it inside the ‘Redirect URLs' option under ‘OAuth 2.0 Settings'.

Share WordPress Posts on LinkedIn

Step 2 – Connect LinkedIn with SchedulePress #

After retrieving API Keys from your LinkedIn account,  go to your WordPress Dashboard and navigate to wp-admin -> Scheduled Posts -> Settings. Then, simply open up the ‘Social Profile' tab and switch to the ‘LinkedIn' option. Make sure that the ‘LinkedIn' option is enabled. Afterward, simply click on ‘Add New Profile' to connect your LinkedIn profile with SchedulePress.Share WordPress Posts on LinkedIn

After hitting on the ‘Add New Profile' button, insert the respective API keys under the ‘LinkedIn' section. Then, hit on the ‘Generate Access Token' button and you will be asked to log in to your LinkedIn account.

Share WordPress Posts on LinkedIn

After allowing the permission to the App, the Access token will be successfully generated and SchedulePress will be connected with your LinkedIn profile.

By simply following the previous steps, you can add a new profile and connect multiple LinkedIn accounts with SchedulePress as well.Share WordPress Posts on LinkedIn

Step 3 – Configure Social Templates #

Switch to the ‘Social Templates' tab to make changes to your social share Template. You can configure the LinkedIn Template Settings and place around content parameters the way you want the shared post to appear. You can show your tags and categories as ‘Hashtags' from here. You can even enable the ‘Content Source’ type as Excerpt or Content to showcase it as your LinkedIn template content. Also can set your LinkedIn ‘Status Limit’ as per your preference. Share WordPress Posts on LinkedIn

Step 4 – Schedule Your WordPress Post & Automatically Share It on LinkedIn Right Away #

If you schedule your WordPress post, it will automatically be shared on the LinkedIn account. Besides, if you want, you can even instantly share your live post on LinkedIn as well. To do that, go to your post and navigate to ‘Social Share Settings' and choose ‘LinkedIn' social share platform. Simply hit the ‘Share' button and your post will instantly be shared on your LinkedIn account. If you want, you can even upload a custom ‘Social Share Banner' for your LinkedIn share as well.

Share WordPress Posts on LinkedIn

Step 5 – Final Outcome #

After all of these previous steps are finished, it will automatically share WordPress posts on the LinkedIn profile when they go live. This is how it will appear on your LinkedIn account:

Share WordPress Posts on LinkedIn

This is how with the help of SchedulePress, you can instantly share your WordPress posts on your multiple LinkedIn Accounts with absolute ease.

Getting Stuck? Feel free to contact our Dedicated Support Team for any further assistance.

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