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Businessomatic - Google My Business Post Importer Exporter for WordPress Help

Created: 29/01/2019
By: CodeRevolution
Email: [email protected]

Thank you for purchasing our plugin. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, please feel free to email via our email. Thanks so much!

Table of Contents

  1. About the plugin
  2. WordPress installation
  3. Plugin Settings
  4. Summary
  5. Sources and Credits

About this plugin - top

This plugin will allow you to build from scratch an autoblogging system, based on Google My Business business pages you define. This plugin provides one solution to the ongoing search for new blog content. It not only provides a steady stream of rich, searchable content, it also helps to keep your website up to date with the latest news. You can build rules that will generate posts that are near to unique in website crawlers's eyes. They require none to very little customization.
The goal is to achieve the following:
Businessomatic - Google My Business Post Importer Exporter will import items from any content from public Google My Business business pages, you define to your blog (you need to be admin of these pages). Resulting blog posts are fully customizable and rich in content. List of customizable stuff for each post:

Other plugin features:

Prerequisites for using this plugin:

  1. Get a Google Account (if you don't have one)
  2. Try out Google My Business - you need to register a place in Google My Business with your Google account
  3. Create a project in the Google API Console - to be used with the Google My Business API
  4. Request access to the API. - you will need to sign up the API project you created - you will need a followup email after your request has been reviewed

How to get the OAuth Key and Secret?

  1. Create a developer account at https://console.developers.google.com/
  2. Login with your developer account at https://console.developers.google.com/
  3. Click "Create Project"
  4. Fill in your project name
    google create. Optional: below ''Show advanced options' you can choose where the project will run. Either in the US or Europe
  5. Click "Create".
    Google will now create your project this will take a minute.
  6. In the left menu select 'APIs & auth' > 'Consent screen'menu consent screen
    The consent screen is the authentication prompt for the user when it wants to use your application.
  7. Select for email address your developer account and fill in a product name. All other fields are optional.
  8. Click "Save".
  9. Select in the left menu 'APIs & auth' > 'APIs'
    menu APISHere you can add APIs to your project to access different google services.
  10. Select or search for the 'Google My Business API' - please note that this api will appear here only if you app is properly accepted after submitting to Google for review. If it does not appear, please submit your app here: Request access to the API.. If it does not appear also after being accepted, please contact Google My Business API support.
  11. Click "Enable API",
  12. Select in the left menu 'APIs & auth' > 'Credentials'
    menu credentialsHere you will create the authentication tokens for your application.
  13. Click "Create new Client ID".
  14. Select 'Web application'.
  15. At 'Authorized JavaScript origins' fill in the host address of your web application. This can only be one URL, preferably your WordPress root URL.
  16. At 'Authorized redirect URIs' fill in the URL path where you want to handle the authentication !!! (the plugin will tell you want to enter in this field - or the error message at authorization will).Google oAuth authorization
  17. Click "Create Client ID"

Plugin requirements:

PHP DOM -> how to install it (if you don't have it, but probably you already have it): http://php.net/manual/en/dom.setup.php

WordPress installation - top

YouTube video tutorial:

I also provided a Quick Install Guide to feature an easy plugin installation for everyone.

To make this plugin work, first, you'll need to install the plugin. The easiest method is to take the .zip file you've downloaded and upload it via Plugins > Add New > Upload Plugin in the WordPress Dashboard. Once the plugin is installed, be sure to Activate it.

Now that you've installed and activated the plugin, you'll see a new menu item created inside WordPress called 'Businessomatic - Google My Business Post Importer Exporter'. First thing first, let's head over to Settings > Businessomatic - Google My Business Post Importer Exporter and take a look at what options are available.

Plugin Settings - top

Refreshingly, Businessomatic - Google My Business Post Importer Exporter has a super-simple settings screen. Let's look at first at the settings panel:

Here you can find the steps needed in configuring your plugin even if you have no HTML knowledge at all. You can find options for:

HINT! Don't forget to click the Save button every time you modified your settings, otherwise the modifications will be lost!

Main Settings:

Google My Business to Posts:

Advanced Plugin Settings Dropdown Screen:

Posts to Google My Business:

Activity and Loggind Screen:

How to customize resulting posts with built in shortcodes?

You can use the following shortcodes in post title and content editing:

How to work with 'Random Sentence Generator'?

You can use the Random Sentence Generator by inserting list of sentences to the 'First List of Possible Sentences (%%random_sentence%%)' text field. Here, you can add full sentences, or sentences with variables. Variables are structured as: %something. A possible list of sentences can be:

You can define variables in the 'List of Possible Variables:' textfield. Here you can define values to variables, values which will be used in the random sentence forming. Variables can be defined as follows:
variable_name1 => variable_value1;variable_value2;variable_value3

variable_name2 => variable2_value1;variable2_value2;variable2_value3
You can also use variables in variable definition. Example:
noun_with_adjective => %noun;%adjective %noun
An example of variable definition:
adjective_very => %adjective;very %adjective;

adjective => clever;interesting;smart;huge;astonishing;unbelievable;nice;adorable;beautiful;elegant;fancy;glamorous;magnificent;helpful;awesome

noun_with_adjective => %noun;%adjective %noun

noun => plugin;WordPress plugin;item;ingredient;component;constituent;module;add-on;plug-in;addon;extension

nouns => plugins;WordPress plugins;items;ingredients;components;constituents;modules;add-ons;plug-ins;addons;extensions

love_it => love;adore;like;be mad for;be wild about;be nuts about;be crazy about

family => %adjective %family_members;%family_members

family_members => grandpa;brother;sister;mom;dad;grandma

sentence_ending => .;!;!!
These random sentences can be used in post titles or post content, by adding the %%random_sentence%% or %%random_sentence2%% shortcode.

Summary - top

Businessomatic - Google My Business Post Importer Exporter is a simple, yet powerful tool you can use to create an autoblog with ease. The setup and settings of the plugin couldn't have been easier. Now, let's go and enjoy the results of this great plugin! Have fun using it!

Sources and Credits - top

This component was made by Szabi CodeRevolution, for more information and support contact us at [email protected]

Once again, thank you so much for purchasing this item. As I said at the beginning, I'd be glad to help you if you have any questions regarding this plugin and I'll do my best to assist.