How to Automate WordPress and Social Media with IFTTT

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As you know writing great content on your site is only part of the work The other part involves promoting your site on the internet through social media and such A great way to handle this is using a service called IFTTT which stands for if this then that and it works with several applications based on triggers With your WordPress site you can have several triggers like if you publish a post on WordPress, then update your facebook or twitter account Here is the WordPress channel and all the recipes you can use for your WordPress site

To get started, you want to go to your site settings–>writing to enable XML-RPC for remote publishing Next, you'll want to creaet an IFTTT account Once we have created an account and logged in, we'll look at the WordPress channel to find recipes to use This one looks good since it will update Facebook page with a link post I'll click on recipe and click activate

Here I need to add the site's url and the username and password for my site, and then I can click activate Now anytime I update a post, it will go to my Facebook page Note, this is just one of many recipes you can use for your site take some time and look over all the recipes to automate some of your WordPress activities I hope you liked this video and found it helpful

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