Do you have a WordPress website, do you want to promote it through social media networks automatically? This tutorial is for you to stay until the end. This is the best solution for WordPress social media marketing. You can use this plugin as social medial manager tool inside your server.
You will learn how to create an automated system that promotes your site through many different social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Reddit, and other supported platforms. It helps you to build a huge customer base or audience.
Install Social Media Auto Poster Plugin: FS Poster
You have to download the FS Poster plugin first. You can download it using the link below. After you got the ZIP file, you can go to the next step.
To install the plugin, login to WordPress. In your WordPress dashboard, under plug-in click “add new”. you can select the “upload” plugin option then select the plugin and click the “install now” button.
After the uploading process clicks the “activate plugin” button. Now the installation process is over.
Activates and Adds Social Media Accounts
After activation of the FS Poster plugin, you will see a new tab in your WordPress dashboard. Click the “FS Poster” tab to add your social media account and set the activation key. Then activate your account using your purchase key. You will redirect to the dashboard.
There are different platforms, you have to set up the first. FS Poster offers a higher number of social media platforms than other similar plugins.
First, add a Facebook account click the “add account” button under Facebook. You can see there are two methods to add accounts. You have to choose one type.
1. Cookie Method of Integration
Let’s see how the cookie method works, you have to enter two cookie types. To get it to log into your Facebook account using a desktop browser either Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.
Right-click and select “inspect elements” then switch to the storage tab. you can see your cookie elements here, copy the asking elements and paste them to the plugin.
Then click the “add account” button and you can see it adds all of your pages and your account. Select the relevant pages and remove the others.
2. API App Integration Method
Now try to add accounts using the app method. They give several solutions for you to add social media accounts or you can create your own apps. I created separate videos for creating social media apps using their API keys.
You can find all the videos down below in this article. If you want to secure your private
Information, you have to add the app before the account. For that click the “Apps” tab and select the social media platform that you want to Add. Then click the “Add app” button, you have to enter your API key and the secret key here.
Then add the app and switch back to the account tab. Click the “add account” button at the corner. Select your created app and press get access. you will be redirected to the Twitter page for authorization. after giving authorization you can see the app is added.
You can add other social media accounts as well using the same process.
Customize the FS Poster Settings
Now customize the FS Poster using the setting tab.
- Under “Publish settings”, you can auto-publish a new post when you are posting into the website and you can set post-interval between posts.
- Under “URL settings”, you can set a unique URL for published posts and use shortened URL options.
- There are individual settings for every social media platform. You can set up how they should go.
- Here, you can select post content and links.
Schedules to Auto-Post Old Articles
Switch to the schedule tab and new auto-post list in the pop-up window. customize starting
date of the schedules. You can set post timing here. I set a post every 20 hours. it automatically posts every social media that you selected. If you want you can set up sleeping time and post order here.
In the account part select social media accounts that you want to add to the schedule. Under the customize message section, you can change the default settings that we previously set. give a name and click the “Add schedule” button to start the auto-post.
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