Social Auto poster Setup Docs

“Social Auto Poster” Documentation by “WPWeb”

Introduction

Social Auto Poster - A perfect choice for auto posting your content to famous social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Buffer App, Instagram, and Pinterest. You can configure your social accounts and post new content as well as repost your old content to keep it alive and reach a maximum audience. SAP provides an amazing feature for scheduling your content to post whenever you desired. The plugin also works well with personal profiles, business pages, groups etc.

Features

  • Auto Post New Content

    Allow auto posting new/old post to configured social networks. Almost every popular social networks are supported.
  • Supports Custom Post Types

    Especially handy for custom websites using other content types apart from the default onces. SAP allows to autopost, blogpost, pages, woocommerce products and any other "custom post type".
  • Configure Unlimited Of Each Social Media

    Allows you to share your content to multiple accounts on each of the supported social networks. No limitation. Plugin work with profiles, business pages, community pages, groups, etc.
  • Scheduled Posting

    You can schedule the exact time when the auto post should go out. Scheduling option: Minutes, Hourly, Twice daily, Daily or Weekly. You can also set posting order by post title, date, post type or rendomly for the scheduled posts.
  • Hashtags From Tags Or Categories

    Make it easy for yourself. SAP can post tags, categories and any other custom WordPress taxonomies as hashtags.
  • Total Control Over Social Media Shares

    Whether you want to share just the titles of your posts, include a hashtag, mention a @usename or some completely custom additional text, our plugin allows you to do that.
    SAP can also fetch pictures from blog posts automatically and then attach them to your social media shares.
  • URL Shorteners

    Ability to shorten long url into a TinyURL with TinyURL.com, bit.ly, shorte.st, Google or built in WordPress URL shortner.
  • Logs Tracking

    Logs available to track all social posting activities.
  • Posting Statistics

    Graphical representation of each social media postings with different filter options.
  • Category Wise Posting

    Set what posts go to each network based on categories.
  • Exclude Category

    Exclude the content that you don't want to post which belongs to a particular category.
  • Share Your Post More Than Once

    Don't stop after just a single social media share sap allows you to share every post multiple times over and over again.
  • Customize Message Format

    Ability to add custom message for each account individually. Post your posts uniquely as per your requirement on each social network.
  • Publish A Single Wordpress Post

    Ability to publish a single post to all configured accounts concurrently with just one click.
  • Unique URL

    Unique URL generated each time for each wall post to avoid duplicate content error.
  • 100% Multilanguage

    Social Auto Poster is completely translatable both in front and back-end.
  • E-commerce Supports

    Social Auto Poster are supported e-commerce plugins like WooCommerce, WP eCommerce, Easy Digital Downloads or Jigoshop.

Minimum Requirements

Below are the minimum requirements to use the plugin.

  • cURL is required for the plugin to function; don't worry, most hosting providers already have this enabled.
    However, if your host doesn't the plugin will show you a notice, and you must ask your host to upgrade your server.
  • PHP version 5.5.0 or greater
  • MySQL version 5.0 or greater
  • The mod_rewrite Apache module (for permalinks)
  • WordPress 4.4 or greater

You should also check WordPress minimum requirements.

Installing the Plugin

  1. The installation of the plugin is just like any other plugin installation for WordPress. Login to your WordPress site and go to Plugins > Add New.
  2. At the Install Plugins Page click on Upload from the top navigation and then click on browse.
  3. Go to the location on your computer where you saved the downloaded plugin zip file and upload this zipped file. You need to unzip the file first to get the plugin zip file.
  4. Now click on Install Now.
  5. Wait until WordPress has uploaded the file. If it's done click on Activate Plugin.
  6. Now you should see a message 'Plugin activated' at the top of the window.

After you successfully installed the plugin you will see a new Admin Menu on the left-hand side. It's called Social Auto Poster. Click on that to get to the Settings Page which should look like in the image below.

The Plugin Settings

General Settings

General Settings

Enable Social Posting Logs
If you want to log all your social posting activities into the database, then you can activate this option. If checked, social posting data will be stored in database and you can view it from "Social Posting Logs" section.

Schedule Settings

Note: We are using WordPress Cron for schedule feature if you wanted to replace it with Real (Manual) cron please refer here.

Schedule Wall Posts
Select the Schedule wall post option. If you don't want to auto post your content on social network sites immediately, then you can schedule them from here like: Minutes, Hourly, Twice Daily, Daily or Weekly.

If you select Daily, You will get below two options :

Posting Type
Select the Posting Type option.

Schedule Time
Select "Schedule Time" to specify at what time wall posting should be done.

Schedule Settings

If you select Minutes, you will get one more input box to set the custom minutes for schedule wall posting.

Schedule Wall Posts Minutes

If you select Hourly, you will get a field for set date and one more drop-down option for Schedule Time to set time on each post/page, so you can set at what date and time wall posting should be done.

Schedule Wall Posts Hourly

If you select Twice Daily, You will get below two options :

Posting Type
Select the Posting Type option.

Schedule Time
Select "Schedule Time" for specify two different time to set what time wall posting should be done.

Schedule Wall Posts Twice Daily

Posting Order
Select scheduled posting order. All scheduled post will be posted on selected "posting order".
Default - All scheduled post will be posted by post ID in descending order.
Post Title - All scheduled post will be posted by post title in descending order.
Post Date - All scheduled post will be posted by post date in descending order.
Post Type Name - All scheduled post will be posted by post type name in descending order. i.e. if you have post type like downloads, products then all downloads post will be posted first.
Randomly - All scheduled post will be posted by random order.

Maximum Posting per schedule
Enter the maximum auto posting allowed per hour, day, weekly etc based on selected schedule wall posts option. Leave blank for unlimited.

Misc Settings

Allow autopost from thirdparty plugins
Check this box if you wanted to allow autoposting from any thirdparty plugins which allows to submit data from frontend.

Delete Options
If you don't want to use the Social Auto Poster Plugin on your site anymore, you can check that box. This makes sure, that all the settings and tables are being deleted from the database when you deactivate the plugin.

Enable Debug Log
If you have trouble with a social posting, then you can activate this option. If checked, debug output will be written to log file.
Logs will be written in /home/wpweb/public_html/wordpress/sap-logs/logs-f8dd8fa90ce08118edfde029525e4a77.txt.

Facebook Settings

Facebook Settings

Facebook General Settings

Enable Autoposting to Facebook
Check this box, if you want to automatically post your new content to Facebook.

Enable Facebook Autoposting for
Check each of the post types that you want to post automatically to Facebook when they get published.

Select Tag
Select the Tags for each post type that you want to post as hashtags.

Select Categories
Select the Categories for each post type that you want to post categories as hashtags.

Exclude Specific Categories
Select the categories for each post type that you want to exclude for posting.

Facebook App Version
Select the Facebook App version currently using for Social auto poster.

Notes: If your facebook app version is 2.9 or above then custom image, title and description will not work for posting. Facebook will get default image,title and description for the link. More info

URL Shortener
Long URLs will automatically be shortened using the specified URL shortener like WordPress, tinyurl.com, bit.ly, shorte.st or Google URL Shortner.

URL Shortner

Pretty permalink URL
This setting will only appear once the URL Shortener "WordPress" is enabled. Check this option if you want to use pretty URL instead of WordPress plain url in Social Media.

Facebook API Settings

Here you have the ability to choose Facebook App ID, App Secret.
Note: Now you can set as many Facebook accounts as you want to autopost the content.

Prevent access to my linked accounts
If you check this option, then all your linked Facebook Accounts won't be accessible to the plugin. This means that you then will only be able to post to your personal Facebook Account/Profile.

Grant Extended Permissions

Allowing permissions
To be able to autopost to your Facebook Accounts, you need to grant extended permissions. Click on the 'Grant extended permissions' link. This will connect the plugin with your previously created Facebook App. When you go through the steps with connecting the plugin to your Facebook App you need to give all the asked permissions. Remember: You give the permissions to your own App, so you won't get spammed from someone else then your self :-)

Autopost to Facebook

Do not allow individual posts to Facebook
If you run a multi author blog, then you can prevent your authors to posting to individual Facebook Accounts by checking this box. If checked, then all posts, created by any author, will get posted to your chosen Facebook Account.

Map WordPress types to Facebook locations
After you gave the permissions, you'll be able to choose which post type you want to autopost to a specific Facebook Account. You'll see a list of all registered post types and two drop downs. From the first drop down you can choose how you want to post the new content to Facebook (As a Wall Post or As a Status Update). Then on the second dropdown you can choose on which Facebook Account you want to post each of these content types.
Note: Now you can set as many facebook pages/groups as you want to autopost the content.

Facebook Post Image
Here you can upload a default image which will be used for the Facebook wall post.

Note: This option only work if your facebook app version is below 2.9. If you're using latest facebook app, it wont work. Learn More.

Facebook Message Template
Here you can enter default message which will be used for the wall post. Leave it empty to use the post level message. You can use following template tags within the message template:

  • {first_name} - displays the first name
  • {last_name} - displays the last name
  • {title} - displays the post title
  • {link} - displays the post title with link
  • {sitename} - displays the name of your site
  • {excerpt} - displays the post excerpt
  • {hashtags} - displays the post tags as hashtags
  • {hashcats} - displays the post categories as hashtags

Twitter Settings

Twitter Settings

Twitter General Settings

Enable Autoposting to Twitter
Check this box, if you want to automatically post your new content to Twitter.

Enable Twitter Autoposting for
Check each of the post types that you want to post automatically to Twitter when they get published.

Select Tag
Select the Tags for each post type that you want to post as hashtags.

Select Categories
Select the Categories for each post type that you want to post categories as hashtags.

Exclude Specific Categories
Select the categories for each post type that you want to exclude for posting.

URL Shortener
Long URLs will automatically be shortened using the specified URL shortener like WordPress, tinyurl.com, bit.ly, shorte.st or Google URL Shortner.

Pretty permalink URL
This setting will only appear once the URL Shortner "WordPress" is enabled. Check this option if you want to use pretty URL instead of WordPress plain url in Social Media.

Twitter API Settings

Here you have the ability to choose Twitter Consumer Key, Consumer Secret, Access Token, Access Token Secret.
Note: Now you can set as many Twitter accounts as you want to autopost the content.

Autopost to Twitter

Do not allow individual posts to Twitter
If you check this box, then it will hide meta settings for Twitter from individual posts.

Map WordPress types to Twitter locations
After you save the Consumer Key, Secret, Access Token and Access Token Secret, you'll be able to choose which post type you want to autopost to a specific Twitter Account. You'll see a list of all registered post types and a dropdown. from dropdown you can choose on which Twitter Account you want to post each of these content types.

Disable Image posting
Check this box, if you want to disable image posting for Twitter.

Post Image
Here you can upload a default image which will be used for the Tweet.

Message Template
Within this option, you can customize the template which will get posted to your Twitter Account. There are also several template tags you can use to customize the content. The template tags will then be replaced with the related information. The available tags are:

  • {title} - displays the post title
  • {link} - displays the post link
  • {full_author} - displays the full author name
  • {nickname_author} - displays the nickname of author
  • {post_type} - displays the post type
  • {excerpt} - displays the post excerpt
  • {hashtags} - displays the post tags as hashtags
  • {hashcats} - displays the post categories as hashtags

LinkedIn Settings

LinkedIn Settings

LinkedIn General Settings

Enable Autoposting to LinkedIn
Check this box, if you want to automatically post your new content to LinkedIn.

Enable LinkedIn Autoposting for
Check each of the post types that you want to post automatically to LinkedIn when they get published.

Select Tag
Select the Tags for each post type that you want to post as hashtags.

Select Categories
Select the Categories for each post type that you want to post categories as hashtags.

Exclude Specific Categories
Select the categories for each post type that you want to exclude for posting.

URL Shortener
Long URLs will automatically be shortened using the specified URL shortener like WordPress, tinyurl.com, bit.ly, shorte.st or Google URL Shortner.

Pretty permalink URL
This setting will only appear once the URL Shortner "WordPress" is enabled. Check this option if you want to use pretty URL instead of WordPress plain url in Social Media.

LinkedIn API Settings

Here you have the ability to choose LinkedIn App ID/API Key, LinkedIn App Secret.

Grant Extended Permissions

Allowing permissions
To be able to autopost to your LinkedIn Accounts, you need to grant extended permissions. Click on the 'Grant extended permissions' link. This will connect the plugin with your previously created LinkedIn App. When you go through the steps with connecting the plugin to your LinkedIn App you need to give all the asked permissions. Remember: You give the permissions to your own App, so you won't get spammed from someone else then your self :-)

Autopost to LinkedIn

Do not allow individual posts to LinkedIn
If you check this box, then it will hide meta settings for linkedin from individual posts.

Map WordPress types to LinkedIn locations
After you gave the permissions, you'll be able to choose which post type you want to autopost to a specific LinkedIn Account. You'll see a list of all registered post types and one drop down. From the dropdown you can choose on which LinkedIn Account you want to post each of these content types.
Note : Now you can set as many LinkedIn company pages / groups as you want to autopost the content.

Post Image
Here you can upload a default image which will be used for the LinkedIn wall post.

Tumblr Settings

Tumblr Settings

Tumblr General Settings

Enable Autoposting to Tumblr
Check this box, if you want to automatically post your new content to Tumblr.

Enable Tumblr Autoposting for
Check each of the post types that you want to post automatically to Tumblr when they get published.

Select Tag
Select the Tags for each post type that you want to post as hashtags.

Select Categories
Select the Categories for each post type that you want to post categories as hashtags.

Exclude Specific Categories
Select the categories for each post type that you want to exclude for posting.

Post Content
Choose option whatever you want to post the full content or just a snippet to your Tumblr page. if you choose snippets, the plugin will post the first 200 characters from your post. You always have the ability to customize that within the meta box.

URL Shortener
Long URLs will automatically be shortened using the specified URL shortener like WordPress, tinyurl.com, bit.ly, shorte.st or Google URL Shortner.

Pretty permalink URL
This setting will only appear once the URL Shortner "WordPress" is enabled. Check this option if you want to use pretty URL instead of WordPress plain url in Social Media.

Tumblr API Settings

Here you have the ability to choose Tumblr OAuth Consumer Key, Tumblr Secret Key.

Grant Extended Permissions

Allowing permissions
To be able to autopost to your Tumblr Accounts, you need to grant extended permissions. Click on the 'Grant extended permissions' link. This will connect the plugin with your previously created Tumblr App. When you go through the steps with connecting the plugin to your Tumblr App you need to give all the asked permissions. Remember: You give the permissions to your own App, so you won't get spammed from someone else then your self :-)

Autopost to Tumblr

Do not allow individual posts to Tumblr
If you check this box, then it will hide meta settings for tumblr from individual posts.

Posting Type
Choose posting type which you want to use, Default is Text posting.

Post Image
Here you can upload a default image which will be used for the Tumblr wall post

BufferApp Settings

BufferApp Settings

BufferApp General Settings

Enable Autoposting to BufferApp
Check this box, if you want to automatically post your new content to BufferApp.

Enable BufferApp Autoposting for
Check each of the post types that you want to post automatically to BufferApp when they get published.

Select Tag
Select the Tags for each post type that you want to post as hashtags.

Select Categories
Select the Categories for each post type that you want to post categories as hashtags.

Exclude Specific Categories
Select the categories for each post type that you want to exclude for posting.

URL Shortener
Long URLs will automatically be shortened using the specified URL shortener like WordPress, tinyurl.com, bit.ly, shorte.st or Google URL Shortner.

Pretty permalink URL
This setting will only appear once the URL Shortner "WordPress" is enabled. Check this option if you want to use pretty URL instead of WordPress plain url in Social Media.

BufferApp API Settings

Here you have the ability to choose BufferApp Client ID, BufferApp Client Secret.

Grant Extended Permissions

Allowing permissions
To be able to autopost to your BufferApp Accounts, you need to grant extended permissions. Click on the 'Grant extended permissions' link. This will connect the plugin with your previously created BufferApp App. When you go through the steps with connecting the plugin to your BufferApp App you need to give all the asked permissions. Remember: You give the permissions to your own App, so you won't get spammed from someone else then your self :-)

Autopost to BufferApp

Do not allow individual posts to BufferApp
If you check this box, then it will hide meta settings for BufferApp from individual posts.

Map WordPress types to BufferApp locations
After you gave the permissions, you'll be able to choose which post type you want to autopost to a specific BufferApp Account. You'll see a list of all registered post types and a dropdown. from dropdown you can choose on which BufferApp Account you want to post each of these content types.

Post Image
Enter custom post image url which will posted to BufferApp user's wall.

Instagram Settings

Instagram Settings

Instagram General Settings

Enable Autoposting to Instagram
Check this box, if you want to automatically post your new content to Instagram.

Enable Instagram Autoposting for
Check each of the post types that you want to post automatically to Instagram when they get published.

Select Tag
Select the Tags for each post type that you want to post as hashtags.

Select Categories
Select the Categories for each post type that you want to post categories as hashtags.

Exclude Specific Categories
Select the categories for each post type that you want to exclude for posting.

URL Shortener
Long URLs will automatically be shortened using the specified URL shortener.

Pretty permalink URL
Check this box if you want to use pretty permalink. i.e. http://example.com/test-post/. (Not Recommnended).

Instagram API Settings

Instagram Application Here you have the ability to choose Instagram Username, Instagram Password.
Note: Now you can set as many Instagram accounts as you want to autopost the content.

Autopost to Instagram

Do not allow individual posts to Instagram
If you run a multi author blog, then you can prevent your authors to posting to individual Instagram Accounts by checking this box. If checked, then all posts, created by any author, will get posted to your chosen Instagram Account.

Map WordPress types to Instagram locations
After you save the username and password, you'll be able to choose which post type you want to autopost to a specific Instagram Account. You'll see a list of all registered post types and drop down. From the drop down you can choose on which Instagram Account you want to post each of these content types.
Note: Now you can set as many instagram pages/groups as you want to autopost the content.

Post Image
Here you can upload a default image which will be used for the Instagram wall post.
Note: Instagram require atleast one image for posting. Recommended image width between 320 to 1080 pixels.

If the image width is less than 320 pixels, it will be automatically enlarged to 320 pixels. If the image width is greater than 1080 pixels, it will be automatically resized to 1080 pixels.

Custom Message
You can enter a custom instagram template to be used here. The available tags are:

  • {first_name} - displays the first name
  • {last_name} - displays the last name
  • {title} - displays the post title
  • {link} - displays the post title with link
  • {sitename} - displays the name of your site
  • {excerpt} - displays the post excerpt
  • {hashtags} - displays the post tags as hashtags
  • {hashcats} - displays the post categories as hashtags


Pinterest Settings

Pinterest Settings

Pinterest General Settings

Enable Autoposting to Pinterest
Check this box, if you want to automatically post your new content to Pinterest.

Enable Pinterest Autoposting for
Check each of the post types that you want to post automatically to Pinterest when they get published.

Select Tag
Select the Tags for each post type that you want to post as hashtags.

Select Categories
Select the Categories for each post type that you want to post categories as hashtags.

Exclude Specific Categories
Select the categories for each post type that you want to exclude for posting.

URL Shortener
Long URLs will automatically be shortened using the specified URL shortener.

Pretty permalink URL
Check this box if you want to use pretty permalink. i.e. http://example.com/test-post/. (Not Recommnended).

Pinterest API Settings

Here you have the ability to choose Pinterest App ID, App Secret.
Note: Now you can set as many Pinterest accounts as you want to autopost the content.

Autopost to Pinterest

Do not allow individual posts to Pinterest
If you run a multi author blog, then you can prevent your authors to posting to individual Pinterest Accounts by checking this box. If checked, then all posts, created by any author, will get posted to your chosen Pinterest Account.

Map WordPress types to Pinterest locations
After you save the API Key and APP Secret, you'll be able to choose which post type you want to autopost to a specific Pinterest Account. You'll see a list of all registered post types and drop down. From the drop down you can choose on which Pinterest Account you want to post each of these content types.
Note: Now you can set as many Pinterest boards as you want to autopost the content.

Post Image
Here you can upload a default image which will be used for the Pinterest board.
Note: You need to select atleast one image, otherwise pinterest posting will not work.

Custom Message
You can enter a custom pinterest template to be used here. The available tags are:

  • {first_name} - displays the first name
  • {last_name} - displays the last name
  • {title} - displays the post title
  • {link} - displays the post title with link
  • {sitename} - displays the name of your site
  • {excerpt} - displays the post excerpt
  • {hashtags} - displays the post tags as hashtags
  • {hashcats} - displays the post categories as hashtags

Posts Category Setup

Edit Category

Post To This Facebook Account(s)
Select an account to which you want to post. This setting overrides the global default, but can be overridden by a post/pages. Leave it empty to use the global defaults.

Post To This Twitter Account(s)
Select an account to which you want to post. This setting overrides the global default, but can be overridden by a post/pages. Leave it empty to use the global defaults.

Post To This Linkedin Account(s)
Select an account to which you want to post. This setting overrides the global default, but can be overridden by a post/pages. Leave it it empty to use the global defaults.

Post To This Instagram Account(s)
Select an account to which you want to post. This setting overrides the global default, but can be overridden by a post/pages. Leave it it empty to use the global defaults.

Post To This Pinterest Account(s)
Select an account to which you want to post. This setting overrides the global default, but can be overridden by a post/pages. Leave it it empty to use the global defaults.


Post Meta Box Settings

Facebook Metabox

Facebook Metabox

Status
Status of Facebook wall post like published/unpublished.

Publish Post On Facebook
If you checked the box 'Enable Facebook Autoposting for' within the plugin settings, then you don't need to do anything here and the post will automatically being published to your chosen Facebook Account. If you want to publish same page again for Facebook wall, you need to check this box when you update the post and post will get published to Facebook wall.

Message
Here you can enter a custom message which will be used for the wall post. Leave it empty to use the post title. You can use following template tags within the message:

  • {first_name} - displays the first name
  • {last_name} - displays the last name
  • {title} - displays the post title
  • {link} - displays the post title with link
  • {sitename} - displays the name of your site
  • {excerpt} - displays the post excerpt
  • {hashtags} - displays the post tags as hashtags
  • {hashcats} - displays the post categories as hashtags

Post To This Facebook Account(s)
Select an account to which you want to post. This setting overrides the global and category settings. Leave it empty to use the global/category defaults.
Note : Now you can set as many facebook pages / groups as you want to post the content.

Post As
Select a Facebook post type. Leave it empty to use the default one from the settings page.

Post Image
Here you can upload a default image which will be used for the Facebook wall post. Leave it empty to use the featured image. if featured image is also blank, then it will take default image from the settings page.

Note: This option only work if your facebook app version is below 2.9. If you're using latest facebook app, it wont work. Learn More.

Facebook Status Update Text
Within this option, you can customize the message which will get posted to your chosen Facebook Account. If you want to use the one from the Settings Page, then you don't need to change anything here. You can customize this content for your needs. There are also several template tags you can use to customize the content. The template tags will then be replaced with the related information. The available tags are:

  • {first_name} - displays the first name
  • {last_name} - displays the last name
  • {title} - displays the post title
  • {link} - displays the post title with link
  • {sitename} - displays the name of your site
  • {excerpt} - displays the post excerpt
  • {hashtags} - displays the post tags as hashtags
  • {hashcats} - displays the post categories as hashtags

Twitter Metabox

Twitter Metabox

Status
Status of Twitter wall post like published/unpublished.

Publish Post On Twitter
If you checked the box 'Enable Twitter Autoposting for' within the plugin settings, then you don't need to do anything here and the post will automatically being published to your Twitter Account.

Post To This Twitter Account(s)
Select an account to which you want to post. This setting overrides the global and category settings. Leave it empty to use the global/category defaults.
Note: Now you can set as many Twitter accounts as you want to autopost the content.

Mode
Display Twitter Template Mode.

Tweet Image
Here you can upload a default image which will be used for the Tweet Image. Leave it empty to use the featured image. if featured image is also blank, then it will take default image from the settings page.

Tweet Template
Within this option, you can customize the template which will get posted to your Twitter Account. If you want to use the one from the Settings Page, then you don't need to change anything here. There are also several template tags you can use to customize the content. The template tags will then be replaced with the related information. The available tags are:

  • {title} - displays the post title
  • {link} - displays the post link
  • {full_author} - displays the full author name
  • {nickname_author} - displays the nickname of author
  • {post_type} - displays the post type
  • {excerpt} - displays the post excerpt
  • {hashtags} - displays the post tags as hashtags
  • {hashcats} - displays the post categories as hashtags

Preview
Display Preview of selected Template.

LinkedIn Metabox

LinkedIn Metabox

Note: LinkedIn posting character limitation is 400 character.

Status
Status of LinkedIn wall post like published/unpublished.

Publish Post On LinkedIn
If you checked the box 'Enable LinkedIn Autoposting for' within the plugin settings, then you don't need to do anything here and the post will automatically being published to your LinkedIn Account.

Custom Title
Here you can enter a custom title which will be used for the wall post. Leave it empty to use the post title. You can use following template tags within the custom title:

  • {first_name} - displays the first name
  • {last_name} - displays the last name
  • {title} - displays the post title
  • {link} - displays the post title with link
  • {sitename} - displays the name of your site
  • {excerpt} - displays the post excerpt
  • {hashtags} - displays the post tags as hashtags
  • {hashcats} - displays the post categories as hashtags

Post To This LinkedIn Account(s)
Select an account to which you want to post. This setting overrides the global and category settings. Leave it empty to use the global/category defaults.
Note: Now you can set as many LinkedIn company pages/groups as you want to post the content.

Post Image
Here you can upload a default image which will be used for the LinkedIn wall post. Leave it empty to use the featured image. if featured image is also blank, then it will take default image from the settings page.

Custom Link
Here you can enter a custom link which will be used for the wall post. Leave it empty to use the link of the current post. The link must start with http://

Custom Message
Here you can customize the comments which will be used by LinkedIn for the wall post. There are also several template tags you can use to customize the content. The template tags will then be replaced with the related information. The available tags are:

  • {first_name} - displays the first name
  • {last_name} - displays the last name
  • {title} - displays the post title
  • {post_content} - displays the post content
  • {link} - displays the post link
  • {sitename} - displays the name of your site
  • {excerpt} - displays the post excerpt
  • {hashtags} - displays the post tags as hashtags
  • {hashcats} - displays the post categories as hashtags

Tumblr Metabox

Tumblr Metabox

Status
Status of Tumblr wall post like published/unpublished.

Publish Post On Tumblr
If you checked the box 'Enable Tumblr Autoposting for' within the plugin settings, then you don't need to do anything here and the post will automatically being published to your Tumblr Account.

Posting Type
Choose posting type which you want to use. Leave it empty to use the default one from the settings page.

Custom Title
Here you can enter a custom title which will be used for the wall post. Leave it empty to use the post title. You can use following template tags within the custom title:

  • {first_name} - displays the first name
  • {last_name} - displays the last name
  • {title} - displays the post title
  • {link} - displays the post title with link
  • {sitename} - displays the name of your site
  • {excerpt} - displays the post excerpt
  • {hashtags} - displays the post tags as hashtags
  • {hashcats} - displays the post categories as hashtags

Custom Link
Here you can enter a custom link which will be used for the wall post. Leave it empty to use the link of the current post. The link must start with http://

Custom Message
Here you can enter custom content which will appear underneath the post title in Tumblr. There are also several template tags you can use to customize the content. Leave it empty to use the post content. The template tags will then be replaced with the related information. The available tags are:

  • {first_name} - displays the first name
  • {last_name} - displays the last name
  • {title} - displays the post title
  • {sitename} - displays the name of your sitename/blogname
  • {hashtags} - displays the post tags as hashtags
  • {hashcats} - displays the post categories as hashtags

BufferApp Metabox

BufferApp Metabox

Status
Status of BufferApp wall post like published/unpublished.

Publish Post On BufferApp
If you checked the box 'Enable BufferApp Autoposting for' within the plugin settings, then you don't need to do anything here and the post will automatically being published to your chosen BufferApp Account.

Custom Title
Here you can enter a custom title which will be used for the wall post. Leave it empty to use the post title. You can use following template tags within the custom title:

  • {first_name} - displays the first name
  • {last_name} - displays the last name
  • {title} - displays the post title
  • {link} - displays the post title with link
  • {sitename} - displays the name of your site
  • {excerpt} - displays the post excerpt
  • {hashtags} - displays the post tags as hashtags
  • {hashcats} - displays the post categories as hashtags

Post To This BufferApp Account
Select an account to which you want to post. Leave it empty to use the default one from the settings page.

Post Image
Here you can upload a default image which will be used for the BufferApp wall post. Leave it empty to use the featured image. if featured image is also blank, then it will take default image from the settings page.

Custom Link
Here you can enter a custom link which will be used for the wall post. Leave it empty to use the link of the current post. The link must start with http://

Custom Message
Here you can customize the content which will be used for BufferApp wall post. Leave it empty to use description of the current post. There are also several template tags you can use to customize the content. The template tags will then be replaced with the related information. The available tags are:

  • {first_name} - displays the first name
  • {last_name} - displays the last name
  • {title} - displays the post title
  • {link} - displays the post link
  • {sitename} - displays the name of your site
  • {excerpt} - displays the post excerpt
  • {hashtags} - displays the post tags as hashtags
  • {hashcats} - displays the post categories as hashtags
Note: Description is only used for posting on facebook profile(s).

Instagram Metabox

Instagram Metabox

Status
Status of Instagram user timeline like published/unpublished/scheduled.

Publish Post On Instagram
If you checked the box, then Publish this Post to Instagram timeline.

Post To This Instagram Account(s)
Select an account to which you want to post. This setting overrides the global settings. Leave it empty to use the global defaults settings.

Post Image
Here you can upload a default image which will be used for the Instagram timeline post. Leave it empty to use the featured image. if featured image is also blank, then it will take default image from the settings page.
Note: Instagram require atleast one image for posting. Recommended image width between 320 to 1080 pixels.

If the image width is less than 320 pixels, it will be automatically enlarged to 320 pixels. If the image width is greater than 1080 pixels, it will be automatically resized to 1080 pixels.

Custom Message
Here you can enter a custom caption text. Leave it empty to use the default one from the settings page. You can use following template tags within the caption text:

  • {first_name} - displays the first name
  • {last_name} - displays the last name
  • {title} - displays the post title
  • {excerpt} - displays the short post description
  • {link} - displays the post link
  • {sitename} - displays the name of your site
  • {hashtags} - displays the post tags as hashtags
  • {hashcats} - displays the post categories as hashtags

Pinterest Metabox

Pinterest Metabox

Status
Status of Pinterest board post like published/unpublished/scheduled.

Publish Post On Pinterest
If you checked the box, then Publish this Post to Pinterest board.

Post To This Pinterest Account(s)
Here you can enter a custom link which will be used for the board pins. Leave it empty to use the link of the current post.

Post Image
Here you can upload a default image which will be used for the Pinterest post. Leave it empty to use the featured image. if featured image is also blank, then it will take default image from the settings page.
Note: You need to select atleast one image, otherwise pinterest posting will not work.

Custom Message
Here you can enter a custom note text. Leave it empty to use the default one from the settings page. You can use following template tags within the notes text:

  • {first_name} - displays the first name
  • {last_name} - displays the last name
  • {title} - displays the post title
  • {excerpt} - displays the short post description
  • {link} - displays the post link
  • {sitename} - displays the name of your site
  • {hashtags} - displays the post tags as hashtags
  • {hashcats} - displays the post categories as hashtags

Schedule Date And Time Metabox

Schedule Time Metabox

Schedule Date
When you set Schedule Wall Posts option as hourly, you will get option to set Schedule Date at page/post level.

Schedule Time
When you set Schedule Wall Posts option as hourly, you will get option to set Schedule Time at page/post level.


Manage Schedules

A list of all unpublished, published and scheduled posts are kept and available for viewing from Social Auto Poster > Manage Schedules.

Manage Schedules List

As shown above, for Manage Schedules: Post Title, Post Type, Status ( published, unpublished or scheduled), and a date displyed. The data can be filtered by post type or status.

You can schedule any post/page individually or via bulk action. you also have option to unschedule any post/page which you have alredy schduled but not published yet.


Social Posting Logs

Social Posting Logs

A record of every Social Posting Activity is kept and available for viewing from Social Auto Poster > Social Posting Logs.

Social Posting Listing

As shown above, for every Social Posting Activity: Post Title, Post Type, Social Type and a Date for the posting displayed. This log data can be filtered by post title, social type and posting date. You can see more details like posted content with account details by click on view details link. The popup with all details look like as mentioned in the image below:

Social Posting Log Popup

Social Posting Reports

A record of every Social Posting Activity is kept and available for graphic representation from Social Auto Poster > Social Posting Logs.

Social Posting Reports



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Created: October 08, 2013
By: WPWeb
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