What is SNAP?

Social Networks Auto Poster (SNAP) is a WordPress plugin that give you an ability to automatically re-post your posts or announcements of your posts to your LinkedIn.

Why SNAP?

You can save your time and reach all your friends and followers using SNAP. Just write the post and plugin will do the rest. Once you click “Publish” button your post or announcement of your post will go to your LinkedIn.

Note : Please follow the steps on how to do it.

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Go to Plugins > Add New

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Search “NextScripts” in the search box > Click Search Plugins

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Click Install Now

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Click Activate Plugin

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Click Settings > {SNAP} Social Networks Auto Poster

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Click green “Add new account” button

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select “LinkedIn” from the list.

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LinkedIn uses the OAuth 1.0a protocol to give your application authorized access to the APIs. You need to register your application on theirs developer portal and receive an API key and API secret. This key helps us identify your application and lets you make an API call. Once you’ve registered your app, a developer token and secret is provided to you along with your API key.

LinkedIn Configuration

1. Create an app for your website

1. Login to your LinkedIn account.
2. Go to the Developers page: https://developer.linkedin.com/
3. Click your name in the top right corner and select “API Keys” from the menu or just go to the https://www.linkedin.com/secure/developer
3. Click “+Add New Application” button. Fill “Company Name”, “Application Name”, all other required info, agree to terms of use and click “Add Application”.

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Please use your own information, don’t literary re-type “NextScripts.com” and other sample info. “OAuth 2.0 Redirect URL” field should contain the exact URL of your plugin settings page

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– Notice API Key and Secret Key on this page.

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Another possible view of this page:

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2. Connect LinkedIn to your WordPress.

1. Login to your WordPress Admin Panel, Go to the Settings->Social Networks AutoPoster Options.
2. Click “Add new account”, select LinkedIn.
3. Fill “API Key” and “Secret Key” from step 3 above.

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4. Click “Update Settings

3. Authorize LinkedIn for your WordPress.

1. Scroll to your new account settings. Notice link “Authorize Your LinkedIn Account”.
2. Click “Authorize Your LinkedIn Account” and follow the authorization wizard.

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4. Your LinkedIn account is ready to use.

Auto-posting to LinkedIn Company Pages

Note:
LinkedIn currently does not allow posting to company pages from the API.
You need to get “NextScripts API for LinkedIn” to be able to post to company pages.

Setting up NextScripts API for LinkedIn.

This is “Pro” only funtionality for posting to LinkedIn company pages

1. Login to your WordPress Admin Panel, Go to the Settings->Social Networks AutoPoster Options.
2. Click “Add new account”, select LinkedIn.
3. Choose NextScripts API, fill “Your page URL”, “Email” and “Password”.

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4. Your LinkedIn  account is ready to use.

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