Category Archives: Social Media

How To Link Connect Facebook Account With WordPress Blog To Automatically Update Facebook Wall About Any New Blog Posts

In one of my earlier blog posts, I had described “How To Connect Your Twitter Account With WordPress Blog To Automatically Update Twitter About Any New Blog Posts“.  Today I am going to talk about the same thing i.e, How to Connect Social Media to Your WordPress Blog so as to ensure Real-Time Updates, as and when you update your blog with any new post. After Twitter, its the turn of Facebook.

Generally, if you have to post something on your Facebook Wall with regards to any new blog-post, that you recently wrote, you will have to manually copy some relevant content out of the blog, copy the URL (or take help  of any URL Shortener) and paste it across in your Facebook Wall. Now in stead of doing all that yourself, how about WordPress doing all that work for you for free ??

Yes, you heard this right, WordPress allows its users to connect/link their Facebook Account to their WordPress Blogs, so that their Facebook Wall gets updated automatically on their behalf, every time they post a new entry to their blog. Here are the steps on “How to link or connect your Facebook Account with yout WordPress Blog” and “Automatically update your Facebook wall with any newly created Blog Posts”.

Step 1. Go to My Account -> Global Dashboard, you end up with a page like the following


Step 2. Select “My Blogs” from the left side menu, which will lead you to a listing of all the blogs you are a member of


Step 3. Under the Publicize drop-down, you check the Facebook Box. It will open a Pop-up confirming your action and asking for your permission to authorize your WordPress account to connect with your Facebook account. You press the Authorize OK button


Step 4. It will go to Facebook URL and now Facebook will ask for your confirmation with regards to allowing your WordPress Account access to your Facebook account. You click on Allow

Step 5. After you have allowed your WordPress account to access your Facebook profile, next in line is a permission to post to your Facebook wall. You click on Allow

Step 6. It takes some time to complete and when it finally returns, you will again be back to the Global Dashboard page with a congratulatory message at at the top confirming the same that you have successfully connected your WordPress Blog with your Facebook account.


So next time you write a new blog-post, you don’t need to go to Facebook manually for updates regarding your new blog-post. The moment you click “Publish” button, WordPress goes ahead and automatically updates your Facebook wall with relevant details regarding your blog-post, as follows

So, enjoy the feeling of not posting anything on Facebook wall about your new blog-posts any more 🙂

How To Link Connect Twitter Account With WordPress Blog To Automatically Update Twitter About Any New Blog Posts

Many of us have a WordPress Blog and a Twitter Account, where we frequently put updates for our blogs with regards to new blog posts. Every time you write a new post in your blog, in order to update your Twitter with the same, normally you have to do the following steps

  • Open your WordPress blog homepage
  • Copy the newlycreated blog’s URL
  • Open a URL Shortener like bit.ly or goo.gl
  • Enter the URL for your newly created blog
  • Get the shortened URL
  • Shorten the Title Of your new blog-entry, if its too long
  • Open your Twitter account
  • Paste the Shortened blog-title along with shortened URL into “What’s happening?” text-box and   press the Tweet Button.

So, You have finally tweeted about your new blog entry. Sigh…
Now that is some work. How about WordPress doing all this hard-work for you for free ??

Yes, you heard this right, WordPress allows its users to connect/link their Twitter Account to their WordPress Blogs, so that a tweet is sent automatically on your behalf, everytime you post a new entry to your blog.

Here are the steps on “How to link or connect your Twitter Account with yout WordPress Blog” and automatically update your twitter with any newly created blog posts.

Step 1. Go to My Account -> Global Dashboard, you end up with a page like the following

Step 2. Select “My Blogs” from the left side menu, which will lead you to a listingof all the blogs you are a member of

Step 3. Under the Publicize drop-down, you check the Twitter Box. It will open a Pop-up confirming your action and asking for your permission to authorize your WordPress account to connect with your Twitter account. You press the Authorize OK button

Step 4. It will go to Twitter URL and now Twitter will ask for your confirmation with regards to allowing your WordPress Account access to your Twitter account. You click on Allow

Step 5. It takes some time to complete and when it finally returns, you will again be at the Global Dashboard with a congratulatory message at at the top confirming the same that you have successfully connected your WordPress Blog with your Twitter account.

So next time you write a new blog-post, you don’t need to go to twitter for updates regarding your new blog-post. The moment you click “Publish” button , WordPress goes ahead and updates your Twitter status, as follows

So, enjoy the feeling of not tweeting about your new blog-posts any more 🙂