Setup/Installation: LinkedIn – Social Networks Auto-Poster for WordPress

Installation:

1. Plugin

Networks:

1. Facebook
2. Twitter
3. Google+
4. Pinterest
5. Tumblr
6. LinkedIn
7. Blogger
8. Delicious
9. Wordpress Based
10. Diigo
11. Plurk
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 Keywords” 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”.
Add New Application

Please use your own information, don’t literary re-type “NextScripts.com” and other sample info.
Linked In App

- Notice API Key and Secret Key on this page.
Linked In API Key and Secret Key
Another possible view of this page:
Linked In API Key and Secret Key

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.
Add Account
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.
Authorize
Authorize your account
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”.
Add Account
4. Your LinkedIn account is ready to use.


How to setup each type of Social Network

1.1 Facebook Configuration (OLD Interface)
1.2 Facebook Configuration (New Interface)
2. Twitter Configuration
3. Google+ Configuration
4. Pinterest Configuration

5. App.Net Configuration
6. Blogger Configuration
7. Delicious Configuration
8. Deviantart.com Configuration
9. Diigo Configuration
10. [New] Flickr Configuration
11. FriendFeed Configuration
12. Instapaper Configuration
13. LinkedIn Configuration
14. LiveJournal/Dreamwidth Configuration
15. Reddit Configuration
16. [New] Scoop.It Configuration
17. Stumbleupon Configuration
18. Tumblr Configuration
19. Plurk Configuration
20. vBulletin Configuration
21. vKontakte(vk.com) Configuration
22. Blog.com/Wordpress.com Configuration
23. YouTube Configuration

Have problems? Please check out the Troubleshooting FAQ page.

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