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Linkedin Auto Publish – Settings

Linkedin settings are given below.

Social Media Auto Publish - Linkedin settings

 

You have to create a Linkedin application before filling the linkedin settings details. 

Click here to create new Linkedin application. 
In the application page in linkedin, enter the values in the required fields and set the url of your site as the Website URL. Also change the Live Status to Live, to display the posts publically.

Using the link Creating Linkedin Application , you can see how to create the linkedin application.

From the linkedin application, you will get the API Key and API Secret Key. Enter these values in the space provided.

1. API Key – Enter the API key from linkedin application here.

2. API Secret Key – Enter the linkedin API secret key here.

3. Message Format for posting – This is the message format for posting in the linkedin. 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.

4. Attach image to linkedin post - If you want to attach images to your linkedin posts, please enable this option.

5. Share Post content with – Select the option to whom you want to display the posts. Select “public” if you want to display the post to public or select “Connections Only”, if you want to display the post with your connections only.

6. Enable auto publish posts to my linkedin account -  If you want to publish your blog posts in linkedin automatically, enable this option.

We can publish the posts in linkedin with or without images. The linkedin posts are given below.

Linkedin simple post

LinkedIn-post

Linkedin Image Post

LinkedIn-imagepost

 

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 Linkedin ?

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

This option is displayed just below the post editor section.

linkedin meta box 

Here enable the auto publish post to my linkedin account and the post will publish to your linkedin 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 “Linkedin Auto Publish – Post Options”.

screen options

linkedin meta box 2

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