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WEBFI-WordPress-How to Schedule WordPress Posts for Social Media with BufferApp



Social media is a important source of traffic for any website. It can however be time consuming to send out announcements over every social media outlet. In this video, we will show you how to schedule WordPress posts for social media with BufferApp

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Summary of this Tutorial:

First thing that will need to be done is sign up for a Buffer account.

After that install and activate the WordPress to Buffer plugin.

To edit the plugin’s settings go to Settings, Buffer.

Copy the callback URL as you will need it for the next step.

Connect your account to WordPress by creating an app using the link given by the plugin.

You will need to give the app a name, description, and provide the callback URL.

With that finished click to create application button and Buffer will send you an email with a link to access the information to make the plugin work with your site.

Place your Client ID and Access Token into your WordPress Buffer settings page.

Once you update your plugin will show all connected accounts to your Buffer profile that you can choose from for where to post.

In the post editor there will now be a Buffer metabox for posting to social media.

Set up a schedule on your BufferApp if you do not wish for it to post instantly.

Related Links:

Buffer App

http://bufferapp.com/

WordPress to Buffer

http://wordpress.org/plugins/post-to-buffer/

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2 Comments

  • Nicole Miller on July 29, 2014

    Great video on using Buffer in WordPress! Thank you so much for the clarity and great visuals — I'm definitely sharing this. 

    Cheers!
    Nicole, 
    Community Champion at Buffer

  • Manhal on November 7, 2016

    Thanks

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