Social media opens the door to sharing your blog posts with new audiences. An engaging Facebook post can increase visitor traffic to your WordPress website

However, manually sharing every blog post to Facebook can become a time-consuming task—especially if you publish an article every day. Plus, if you’re juggling multiple responsibilities at your business, you might forget to publish a few posts.

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But no worries. You can solve this problem by automatically posting to Facebook from WordPress. With a 10-minute setup process, you’ll regain a few hours in your workweek, so you can focus on more important tasks.

Why Automatically Share WordPress Posts on Facebook?

Facebook touts more than one billion daily active users. With an enormous user base, this social media channel offers a ripe opportunity for your business to distribute content. It’s an effective way to boost your website traffic.

Facebook works best when you share content on a regular cadence. That way, you can build a loyal following who looks forward to your posts. By automatically sharing WordPress posts on Facebook, your social profile remains active, and you can engage followers with fresh content from your website. 

How to Automatically Post to Facebook From WordPress

IFTTT (If This Then That) is a free online tool to automate interactions amongst your favorite apps and devices. Using IFTTT, you can automatically share your latest WordPress blog post to your Facebook account. Follow the steps below to set it up.

1. Create an IFTTT account.

2. On the IFTTT Facebook page, click Connect to add your Facebook account.

IFTTT Facebook page to automatically post Facebook WordPress

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3. On the IFTTT WordPress page, click Connect to add your WordPress account.

4. Now, go back to the IFTTT WordPress page and click Automatically share new posts to a Facebook page.

5. Click Connect.

IFTTT WordPress page to automatically post Facebook WordPress

Source: IFTTT

6. Now, when you publish a new WordPress post, IFTTT will automatically share it on your desired Facebook page. 

Plugins to Automatically Post to Facebook From WordPress

IFTTT isn’t the only option for automatically sharing your WordPress content to Facebook. Here are a few plugins that can get the job done, too. 

1. FAuto Poster

FAuto Poster is a popular plugin for sharing your website’s posts on your Facebook profile and fan pages. You can configure the types of content to publish, like custom pages or posts tagged under a specific category. The tool also keeps track of all your auto-posts for you to analyze later.

FAuto Poster plugin to automatically post Facebook WordPressSource: WordPress

2. WP2Social Auto Publish

Next up is WP2Social Auto Publish. This plugin helps you publish your blog posts to Facebook with just one click. It offers a variety of ways to share your content, including in a simple text format, text with an image, or a link. You can even enable (or disable) publishing of specific WordPress pages. 

WP2Social Auto Publish plugin to automatically post Facebook WordPressSource: WordPress

3. Revive Old Posts

Revive Old Post automatically shares your old and new WordPress posts with your Facebook fans. You can choose the number of posts to share and when to share each post. There’s an option to add targeted hashtags to your posts, too. To help you track posts, the plugin is compatible with URL shorteners and integrates with Google Analytics.

Revive Old Posts plugin to automatically post Facebook WordPressSource: WordPress

Facebook is an opportunity to share your content with millions of people. With easy-to-use tools, you don’t have to waste time manually sharing a blog post to the social network. Instead, take a few minutes to set up a plugin to automatically post to Facebook from WordPress.

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Originally published Oct 4, 2019 1:45:30 PM, updated October 04 2019

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