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Facebook Auto Publish – Settings

The settings for the Facebook Auto Publish are given below.

Click on the Facebook Auto Publish plugin menu in the left menu bar to get the settings page.

 

Facebook Settings

Facebook settings are given below.

 

You have to create a Facebook application before filling the facebook settings details. 

Click here to create new Facebook application. 
In the application page in facebook, navigate to Apps > Settings > Edit settings > Website > Site URL.

Set the url of your site as the Site URL.

Using the link Creating Facebook Application , you can see how to create the facebook application.

From the facebook application, you will get the application id and application secret. Enter these values in the space provided.

1. Application id - Enter the application id from facebook application here.

2. Application Secret - Enter the facebook application secret here.

3. Facebook user id - Here you need to enter the facebook user id. The facebook user id is the profile id and not the page id. To find your facebook user id, please follow the link http://kb.xyzscripts.com/how-can-i-find-my-facebook-user-id/

4. Message Format for posting - This is the message format for posting in the facebook. You can add your message with post title, blog title etc. here. The codes are given below.

  • {BLOG_TITLE} – This is the title of the blog (wordpress site name)
  • {POST_TITLE} – Title of your post.
  • {PERMALINK} – This is the URL of the post.
  • {POST_EXCERPT} – This is the summary of your post.
  • {POST_CONTENT} – This is the description of the post.
  • {USER_NICENAME} – This is the nice name of the author. 
If you want to display the post title, the link to the post and the summary of the post, please use the codes  {POST_TITLE} - {PERMALINK}-{POST_EXCERPT} . You can select the code from the dropdown menu.

5. Posting Method - We have 5 posting methods

  • Simple Text Message – We can add simple text messages to our facebook account with this option. A sample image is given below.
fb-post-simple
  • Text Message with Image - Here we can add text and image in facebook. We have 2 options in this method.
  • Upload image to app album – Here we have an album for the app and all the uploaded images are present in this album. All our post images are available in this album. For the first 2 images, we donot have an album option. From the third images, all our images are in the app album. A sample image is given below.
fb-post-app-album
  • Upload image to timeline album – We can upload the image to timeline using this method. Here we can see the text and related images in the timeline. This option is available if your profile has a timeline album.
fb-post-timeline
  • Text Message with Attached Link - Here we can add text with attached link in facebook. We have 2 options here.
  • Attach your blog post – Using this option we can attach the blog  post with facebook post. A sample image of attaching the blog post in facebook is given below,
fb-profile-attach
  • Share a link to your blog post – Using this option we can have the option of “Share” with the facebook post. A sample image of sharing a link to the blog post in facebook is given below.
fb-profile-share

6. Enable auto publish post on my facebook wall - If you want to publish your blog posts in facebook automatically, enable this option.

7. Select facebook pages for auto publish - You can select your facebook pages where you want to publish the blog posts. If you have different facebook pages and profile page, you can select where you want to publish the blog post.

Note 1 : You can see this option (Select facebook pages for auto publish) only after authorizing the facebook account. In the first time when you entering the values, this field is not available. After entering the values, you need to authorize the FB account and then you can see the facebook pages for auto publish.Save the facebook settings again after selecting the page where you want to display the post.

Note 2 : While authorizing, please make sure that you have entered the correct facebook keys and details. If any of the value is incorrect, it won’t authorize the account.

Note 3 : If you do not know your facebook user id, please click on your facebook profile. Now it will load your public view of your account and the URL address will be like https://facebook.com/userid. Here the portion after https://facebook.com/ will be your user id.

Basic Settings

We can add the basic settings of the plugin here.

FB basic settings

1. Publish wordpress `pages` to social media - If you want to publish the wordpress pages to social media, enable this option. 

2. Publish wordpress `posts` to social media - If you want to publish the wordpress posts to social media, enable this option. 

3. Select wordpress categories for auto publish - Here you can select all your categories or specific categories for auto publish of posts. So the posts under the selected categories are published automatically to social media.

4. Select wordpress custom post types for auto publish - If you have any custom post types in the site and want the posts in these types for auto publish, please select the types.

5. Default selection of auto publish while editing posts/pages - If you want to publish to facebook when editing a post or page, please enable this option.

6. SSL Peer Verification - This is the setting of verifying the ssl connection with external site. It is better to use the SSL peer verification. In some site the SSL peer verification is not available and then you can disable this option.

7. Enable credit link to author - Enable this option for a credit link to the plugin author.

8. Enable premium version ads – You an enable/disable the premium version ads here.

Logs

In the ‘logs’ section we can see the status of the auto publish.

fb logs

It shows the post id, published date and time and the status.

We can find the error messages here, if there is any error while publishing.

How to publish a post to Facebook ?

If you have enabled the Facebook Auto Publish plugin, you can see the Facebook publish option when we add a new post.

This option is displayed just below the post editor section.

facebook auto publish - post options

 

Here enable the auto publish post to my facebook account and the post will publish to your facebook account.

Note: If you cannot see this option even if the plugin is active, please check the “Screen Options” in the top right corner and tick the “Facebook Auto Publish – Post Options”.

screen options

facebook auto publish - post options 2

 

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