“Social Mass Poster for WordPress” Help by CodeRevolution

Social Mass Poster for WordPress Help

Created: 29/01/2017
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 YouTube feeds you define (based on keywords and search terms). Also, it will allow you to attach to posts related images to posted subjets. Also, it will automatically post pins to Pinterest with the generated post. 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:
Social Mass Poster will import items from any content from public YouTube feeds, you define to your blog, based on search keywords (which will be used also as post titles). Resulting blog posts are fully customizable and rich in content. List of customizable stuff for each post:

This plugin needs a YouTube API Key for it's YouTube->WordPress functionality and a YouTube OAuth Key and Secret for it's WordPress->YouTube functionality. How to get one?

In order for you to get the YouTube feed working you need an API Key. Here is the process to obtain that.

How to get the API Key?

  1. Go to https://developers.google.com/ and log in or create an account, if necessary.
  2. After logging in go to this link https://console.developers.google.com/project and click on the blue CREATE PROJECT button as depicted in the photo below. Wait a moment as google prepares your project.
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  3. Fill in whatever Project Name you want.
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  4. Then click on the link option called 'YouTube Data API.' It's under YouTube API's. You can see it highlighted in the photo below, bottom right.
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  5. Now click on the 'ENABLE' button.Screen Shot 2016-08-06 at 4.17.11 PM
  6. Next click on the blue 'Go to Credentials' button to the right.Screen Shot 2016-08-06 at 4.17.34 PM
  7. Choose the select option YouTube Data API v3 for the first select option and Web server(e.g. node js. Tomcat) for the second selection. Then choose Public data. Now click the blue button, 'What credentials do I need?.'Screen Shot 2016-08-06 at 4.21.07 PM
  8. Almost done, wait for google to create your new project and you should see the screen below where you can copy your API Key. Screen Shot 2016-08-06 at 4.21.38 PM
  9. Paste the API Key in the plugin's options menu.

Plugin requirements:

PHP 5.4 or higher
php CURL extension (install to Debian/Ubuntu etc with apt-get install php5-curl )

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 'Social Mass Poster'. First thing first, let's head over to Settings > Social Mass Poster and take a look at what options are available.

Plugin Settings - top

Refreshingly, Social Mass Poster 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:

Pinterest Pinning:

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:

Available shortcode:

You can also use the following shortcode in your content: [smp]. Use the [smp] shortcode to display the content that would be normally generated by the plugin automatically (video, image, Pinterest sharing).

Summary - top

Social Mass Poster 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.