To automatically publish content directly from your WordPress website to a variety of social media channels is not only a great way to save yourself some time, but also helps you drive traffic to your site with the minimum of effort. There are a variety of great automated social media publishing plugins available to you via the WordPress Plugin Directory. All of these plugins are available for free and come with a wide-range of features that will help you boost your social media exposure.
Facebook Auto Post
Facebook Auto Post is a free plugin with premium upgrades that allows you to automatically publish your WordPress posts directly to any Facebook profile or fan page. You can define specific conditions and filters to restrict publishing posts automatically, such as only publishing posts from specific post types, categories or tags. This plugin is very lightweight and offers an easy to use built-in options page within your WordPress dashboard. Premium users are charged $20 who are then also able to automatically publish their posts to other social media outlets, such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Tumblr.
Twitter Auto Post
The sister plugin of the above Facebook offering from AccessPress is Twitter Auto Post. This makes it easy for you to automatically publish your WordPress content directly to Twitter. Working in a similar way to its Facebook counterpart, you're able to apply filters to limit which posts are available for automatic publishing. Premium users are charged $20 for the same premium self-contained plugin as above that offers the ability to publish to additional social media outlets using a single platform.
The Social Integration WordPress plugin is a straight-forward solution. It allows you to automatically publish your WordPress posts to a variety of social media channels. Out-of-the-box you can publish to your Facebook profile, page, group or event, as well as offering Google+ and Twitter support.
Product Auto Share
WooCommerce users can automatically publish and promote their products to a variety of social media outlets using the Product Auto Share plugin. This WordPress plugin comes with premium grade features at no extra cost. You're thus able to automatically publish to a whole range of social media channels including optional bulk publishing. You can easily create new boards on Pinterest automatically, publish to Facebook fan pages and profiles, publish with images to Twitter, plus more.
Social Networks Auto-Poster
The Social Networks Auto-Poster WordPress plugin allows you to quickly and easily publish your content to a whole range of social media channels. You can publish to 20+ social media outlets with ease, including all major social media services like Facebook, Google+, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr, YouTube, plus many more. Trusted by over 100,000 WordPress users, this is quite possibly one of the most comprehensive social media auto-poster plugin you will come across.
Social Media Auto Publish
The Social Media Auto Publish plugin is a lightweight and simple auto-poster that allows you to publish your WordPress posts to outlets such as LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook. You can filter the posts available for automated publishing by category or custom post type, or publish your pages.
Social Media Auto Publish by Blog2Social
You can setup automated publishing schedules that will publish your WordPress content to your favourite social media outlets using the Social Media Auto Publish plugin. Supporting 13 social media channels, the Social Media Auto Publish plugin from Blog2Social is a very comprehensive WordPress plugin that allows you to get started with the minimum of fuss.
Twitter Auto Publish
As the name suggests, the Twitter Auto Publish WordPress plugin enables you to automatically publish your WordPress posts directly into your Twitter feed. You can simply filter by custom post type or categories to ensure you are only publishing the particualr content you want to publish.
LinkedIn Auto Publish
A sister plugin of the above Twitter Auto Publish plugin is the LinkedIn Auto Publish plugin. It allows you to automatically publish your WordPress posts to the LinkedIn social media channel with ease.
Facebook Auto Publish
Completing the trilogy of auto publish plugins from f1logic, the Facebook Auto Publish WordPress plugin does exactly that – it allows you to automatically publish your WordPress posts to Facebook. By using a simple interface, you can filter which posts you would like to automatically publish by categories as well as publishing your custom post types if you like.
In Conclusion: Automatically publish content on social media
Auto publishing to preferred social media channels used to be a laborious task with varying results. Social media API's have evolved ten-fold in recent years, making their systems accessible like never before. This allows plugins like the ones within this article to take advantage of this extended access. Now you can easily permit these social plugins to publish content for you.
If you're looking for an effort-free approach in creating or enhancing a social media presence, then automatically publishing your WordPress content is a possible solution to help you maximize your traffic throughput with the minimum of fuss. Yet, social media is not everything. To run a successful site of any kind it's of great importance to invest more time on your website than on social media.