Setup/Installation: Blogger - Social Networks Auto-Poster for WordPressHow to setup Blogger in SNAP WordPress plugin and API
Blogger(Google) Native API: Free built-in API from Blogger/Google. Free built-in API from Blogger. More secure, more stable. More complicated – requires approval of access to API by Google (3-5 days) and authorization.
NextScripts API for Blogger: Premium API with extended functionality. Easier to configure, but less secure – requires your password.
1. Connect Blogger to your WordPress.
1. Login to your WordPress Admin Panel, Go to the Settings->Social Networks AutoPoster Options.
2. Click green “Add new account” button, select “Blogger” from the list.
other then using your main Google account.
3. Enter the Blogger Blog ID. Log to your Blogger management panel and look at the URL: https://www.blogger.com/blogger.g?blogID=8959085979163812093#allposts. Your Blog ID will be: 8959085979163812093.
a. Click on your blog name at the main Blogger management panel.
b. You will see your Blog ID in the address bar.
3. If you are using NextScripts API for Blogger, please fill Blogger Login and Password. If you are using native Blogger API, please fill client ID and Client Secret.
How to get Blogger API Client Key and Secret
Important: Please use your own information, don’t literally re-type “NextScripts Blog”, “NextScripts.com” and other sample info.
1. Go to the Google Developers Console.
2. Select a project, or create a new one.
3. On the project “Dashboard” page click “Enable APIS and Services”
4. Click “Blog & CMS” in the left menu.
Click “Blogger API” in the Social APIs section.
5. If you don’t have Blogger API enabled, click “Enable API”.
6. [You may get this step or not] Fill and submit the Request Form. Please do not use email@example.com in this form. We already have API activated for our account, we don’t need to do it again. Please use your own email.
Wait 3-5 days until you receive the confirmation email. Follow the activation instructions from the email.
***** Don’t want to wait days for the approval? Get the NextScripts API and post to blogger right now, using your username and password.
Make sure Blogger API is now enabled. Go to API Manager, Click Overview, click Enabled API. Blogger API V3 must be in the list.
7. In the sidebar on the left select Credentials.
Click “Add Credentials”
8. Choose “oAuth 2.0 Client ID”
9. Configure Consent Screen if asked.
Fill all necessary Info, click “Save”. Important: Please use your own information, don’t literally re-type “NextScripts Blog”, “NextScripts.com” and other sample info.
10. Choose “Web Application”. Fill “Authorized redirect URIs” with the URL of SNAP Plugin settings page. Click “Create”.
Important (Again!): Please use your own information, don’t literally re-type “nextscripts.com” and other sample info. It will work ONLY if you use your own website URL here.
11. Notice OAuth Client ID and Client secret.
5. Click “Update Settings”.
2. Your Blogger is ready to use.
(Optional - use only if you are having login problems)
You can use your active session ID to connect your site to Google+
You need SNAP WordPress plugin version 4.2.7 or later.
1. Open Google account settings in the plugin.
2. Click "Use Session" to see the session fields.
How to get Session ID
We recommend you to open an "Incognito" window in your browser, login, get a session ID and close the window. Then you can open another "Incognito" window for the next account. Just please don't ever click "logout" button.
1. Login to your Google+ account in any modern Browser (Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Safari).
2. Open Development console. Press F12 or do a right click and select "Inspect" or "Inspect Element" from the menu.
3. Open a tab with stored page items. That tab called "Storage" in Firefox, "Application" in Chrome and "Debugger" in MS Edge.
4. Click on "Cookies", then on "https://plus.google.com/"
5. Find a cookie with the name "SID". Double click on the value and copy it.
6. Paste access_token value to the "SID Token" field in the plugin.
5. Find a cookie with the name "SSID". Double click on the value and copy it.
6. Paste userid value to the "SSID" field in the plugin.
7. Find a cookie with the name "HSID". Double click on the value and copy it.
8. Paste userid value to the "HSID" field in the plugin.
7. Save Settings, try to post.
You are done setting your SNAP Wordpress plugin.
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