How to Automatically Share WordPress Posts on LinkedIn?

How to Automatically Share WordPress Posts on LinkedIn? #

WP Scheduled Posts PRO allows you to automatically share your scheduled WordPress posts on your LinkedIn account. By connecting LinkedIn with WP Scheduled Posts, you can automatically tweet your blog posts at the scheduled time. This feature would come very handy if you want to grow your social media presence and give you brand some much-needed exposure. Follow this below guideline to automatically share WordPress posts on 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.

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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.

scheduled WordPress posts on LinkedIn

Make sure to copy your Site URL under ‘OAuth 2.0 Settings'.

scheduled WordPress posts on LinkedIn

Step 2 – Connect LinkedIn with WP Scheduled Posts

After retrieving API Keys from your LinkedIn account,  go to your WordPress Dashboard and navigate to wp-admin -> Scheduled Posts. Then, simply open up the ‘Integrations' tab and insert the respective API keys under ‘LinkedIn Form' section. Then, hit the ‘Save' button.

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Afterward, hit on the ‘Generate Access Token' button. You will be asked to login to your LinkedIn account. After allowing the permission to the App, the Access token will be successfully generated and WP Scheduled Posts will be connected with your LinkedIn profile. After you are done, make sure to click on the ‘Save' button.

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Step 3 – Configure Social Templates

Switch to the ‘Social Templates' tab to make changes to your Tweet 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. Enable ‘Show Post Thumbnail' to display the featured image of your post as a thumbnail image in the LinkedIn share.

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

If you don't have any content scheduled beforehand, let's schedule a WordPress post. Let's create a new post and schedule it.

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Step 5 – Final Outcome

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

scheduled WordPress posts on LinkedIn

For further assistance, feel free to contact our Dedicated Support Team and our team will help you out.

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