Why would you want to Automatically Post to Facebook From WordPress?.
Facebook is undoubtedly a social media giant. It is a therefore a great source of traffic for most website owners and bloggers. With this they are able to increase sales and brand awareness.
It’s quite hectic to always share links of your WordPress post manually to Facebook.
I believe you would love it when you’re able to automatically post to Facebook from WordPress. This saves tons of time which can be channeled into writing another quality post.
I have put together three (2) different methods to automate sharing articles to Facebook from WordPress.
Just write the article, edit and post. The rest is done by something else. Let’s get started.
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Using WordPress Jetpack Plugin
Jetpack is an all-in-one plugin recommended by SEO experts for the management of your WordPress sites. It comes with lots of features to ease your WordPress journey. Jetpack enables admin to view site statistics (Daily Views, All time views, All-time comments etc), compress images for greater page speed etc.
Among the above features is the ability to automatically share articles or posts to Facebook. To do this follow the steps below:
Install and activate Jetpack plugin
Go to your WordPress dashboard
Locate and click on “Jetpack” at the top right corner
You’ll be taken to the Jetpack dashboard
Click on “SETTINGS”
Click on “Sharing”
Check the “Automatically share your posts to social networks” option
Click on “Connect your social media accounts” to connect Facebook
Locate Facebook and Click “Connect”
A new window will popup asking you to select the account you wish to authorize
Select personal account or page and click “Connect”
You’ll receive a notification of successful connection. You’re done
All your articles will be automatically posted to Facebook
Using the Blog2Social Plugin
It gives more options for auto-posting and auto-scheduling for your posts. You can post to multiple pages and groups and other awesome features. Check the steps below to enjoy the benefits
Install and activate “Blog2Social Plugin”
Go to your WordPress dashboard
Locate and click on “Blog2Social” at the bottom left corner
You’ll be taken to Blog2Social dashboard
It comes with two plans: Free and Premium. You are giving tons of extra features when you go with the premium plan. We are using the premium plan in this tutorial.
Connecting your social media accounts
Click on “Networks” under the “Blog2Social” options
A list of various Social Media Platforms will show
Connect to your preferred Social Media
After successful connection, head on to your article or post
At the right side of your dashboard you’re giving options on how you want your article to be published on Facebook. You can tweak them to suit your preference.
We hope this article has made an impact. You’re are now able to Automatically Post to Facebook From WordPress without difficulty.
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