You have published a well-written blog post. But now what? Can you drive traffic just because your post is SEO optimized? No, not at all. Like you there are tons of people published the same kind of post. You have to something different to get ranked in the huge crowd.
Now, what makes you stand tall in the crowd. What makes Google rank your post-high in search engine result pages. You guessed it right. It’s your social media presence that makes the difference
In 2019 I think I should not explain to you the importance of social media. Sharing your blog post to social media is a great source of external traffic. Unfortunately, WordPress does not offer much out of the box to share the blog post. So in this article, we will discuss the Top 5 Plugin For WordPress Post Auto Share In Social Media
Please make a note none of the plugins offers a completely free solution. They have the free plugin in the WordPress repository but to explore the full list of features you will have to buy the pro plan.
Alright, let’s get into it and figure out Top 5 Plugin For WordPress Post Auto Share In Social Media?
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This is one of the widely used social share plugins. It offers almost all network connection out of the box. You just need to connect to those networks using your user I’d and password and that’s it.
I was also using the same plugin until I discovered a major issue and finally kicked it out. I will talk about that in the cons section.
In the free plan, you can only connect to one account per network. For example, you can connect to only one Facebook account and same is applicable for other networks also. Also, make a note that in the free plan, Blog2Social does not auto-share your blog post. You have to click on share bottom to do the job. But thankfully you can share to all network with a single click.
Overall if you leave that issue I feel this is a great free plugin to share your WordPress post automatically to multiple social media platforms.
- Covers almost all major networks.
- Post can be shared with a single click.
- Adds a canonical tag to all shared post.
- Changes default open graph meta tags
- Posts are not shared automatically but instead, you have to click on the share button.
- Few networks treat posts shared by Blog2Social as spam
You can try the pro plan which rectified all flaws of the free plan. It starts at ?69 per month for a single blog.
When I was shopping around for a plugin which shares WordPress post automatically, many bloggers suggested this plugin. Unfortunately, the free plugin does not have anything special but even the paid plugin failed to impress me.
Like Blog2Social it offers almost all network connections. Connecting to those is not at all an easy task and you will have to create API keys for all networks. So if you are a newbie and do not know how to create API better to stay away from this plugin.
SNAP needs a premium plan to connect to some networks like Pinterest, Instagram etc. The premium plan cost $49 per year which I feel does not justify against the feature set it offers.
- Easy to use interface
- Offers the connection to major networks.
- Shares post automatically.
- The free plan doesn’t offer a connection to some major networks.
- API key needed for all networks.
- The paid plan is not value for money.
Most of us might be aware of this plugin offered as a feature set in Jetpack. Earlier it was available as a separate plugin but now it comes with jetpack itself. It is one of the easiest methods to connect different social media network and post WordPress articles automatically.
Currently, publicize supports only five networks like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr and MailChimp. You need to have a WordPress.com account to connect to those networks.
Sometimes it becomes very hectic to connect to a few social networks. On top of that, you hardly have any customisation option while sharing posts.
- Stable plugin as because it is offered by WordPress.
- Supports major socials networks
- You can connect more than one account per social networks
- Only supports give social networks.
- Initial set up sometimes tricky.
- You cannot have much customisation option.
This plugin is not available in the WordPress repository and can be purchased from Codecanyon. The regular licence is $49 for on licence and extended licence costs $179.
It supports 12 major networks although the setup process is not at all smooth. You may need to create API keys for certain networks which are a problem for new bloggers.
The single licence is relatively cheap but if you have multiple blogs you will have to but multiple licences.
One of the salient features of this paid plugin is that you can have multiple accounts for each social networks. So cross-posting is a breeze.
- Supports multiple accounts of 12 major networks.
- You can customize everything before share.
- Since it’s a paid plugin so dedicated support option is available.
- Pricey if you own multiple blogs.
- Cost does not justify the number of social networks it supports.
- You will have to generate API keys for certain networks.
Social Media Auto Publish is a completely free plugin to share WordPress posts automatically to various social networks. Currently, it supports only three networks, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
One of the salient features of this plugin is that you can filter which category post you want to share. It also allows if you want to share a post of pages. You can share link or images in the custom message for sharing.
- Completely free to use
- Various filter options are available.
- A custom message can be shared.
- Only supports three social media network.
- Initial setup is a bit tricky.
- Sometimes it fails to share messages.
Wrapping it up!
Well, These Top 5 Plugin For WordPress Post Auto Share In Social Media can be a big relief for many if they don’t have time to share a post. Unfortunately, all free version has limited features and to unlock full feature list paid version is the only option.
I personally using Blog2Social and FS poster for a couple of my blog and both seem promising in meeting my requirement.
Hopefully, this article has something worth to learn and can help you for social media automation. If you like this article please rate this article 5 star.
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