So you want to automatically post from WordPress to Instagram well here’s how you do it with a blog to social the plugin itself is free for manual posting however if you want it to be done automatically you’ll need the 80 premium version with the plugin installed let’s jump into the settings, in general, free users won’t have a lot.
How to Automatically Publish from WordPress to Instagram
To tinker with here feel free to set your time zone and URL shortener service in the auto post tab of the settings page you can adjust the specifics of how the plugin handles pushing to Instagram on its own again free users won’t have access to this feature most sites will only want the post option selected under new posts however you can also include.
Updated posts now let’s go ahead and connect your Instagram account when you’re verified it’s good to go and you can start sharing when you start a new post in WordPress now you will see the blog to social custom sharing and scheduling meta box in the right sidebar of the editor it gives you overall sharing stats for the post but also tells you whether auto sharing is on.
Now let’s quickly cover how to manually share your posts navigate to the site and blog content menu item you should see a list of all posts on your blog you can filter and search by title author what’s already been shared and so on click on the share on social media button to be taken to the setup page this is straightforward you could adjust.
The body and image of the post to be shared which are pulled from the featured image and the post text decide when to post it immediately or at a set time you may also add other social profiles to cross-post with as well if you click the show calendar button in the lower right of the pane the content calendar appears and you can schedule the post out for whenever it suits your needs or save.
It is a draft for later bear in mind that scheduling is also a premium feature for the block to social and there you go if you enjoyed this video then be sure to give it a like and subscribe for more content with that said thanks for watching and we’ll catch you in the next one you.