WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish


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A quick look into WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish :

★ Publish simple text message to LinkedIn
★ Publish message to LinkedIn by attaching image
★ Publish message to LinkedIn by attaching link
★ Publish to profile and company pages
★ Filter items  to be published based on categories
★ Filter items to be published based on custom post types
★ Enable or disable wordpress page publishing
★ Customizable  message formats for LinkedIn

WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish Features in Detail

The WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish lets you publish posts automatically from your blog to LinkedIn. You can publish your posts to LinkedIn as simple text message or as text message with attached image. The plugin supports filtering posts based on custom post-types as well as categories.

The prominent features of the WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish plugin are highlighted below.

Supported Mechanisms

The various mechanisms of posting to LinkedIn are listed below.

Simple text message
Text message with link
Share post content with public or your connections

Filter Settings

The plugin offers multiple kinds of filters for contents to be published automatically.

Enable or disable publishing of wordpress pages
Filter posts to be published based on categories
Filtering based on custom post types

Message Format Settings

The supported post elements which can be published are given below.

Post title
Post description
Post excerpt
Blog title
User nicename
Post ID
Post publish date


WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish is developed and maintained by XYZScripts. For any support, you may contact us.

WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish User Guide
WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish FAQ

More Information

WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish User Guide
WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish FAQ


Please read the FAQ first if you are having problems.


WordPress 3.0+
PHP 5+


We would like to receive your feedback and suggestions about WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish plugin. You may submit them at our support desk.


  • This is the LinkedIn configuration section.
  • This is the general settings section.
  • Publishing options while creating a post.
  • Auto publish logs.


WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish User Guide
WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish FAQ

  1. Extract linkedIn-auto-publish.zip to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. In the admin panel under plugins activate WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish.
  3. You can configure the settings from WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish menu. (Make sure to Authorize LinkedIn application after saving the settings.)
  4. Once these are done, posts should get automatically published based on your filter settings.

If you need any further help, you may contact our support desk.


WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish User Guide
WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish FAQ

1. The WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish is not working properly.

Please check the wordpress version you are using. Make sure it meets the minimum version recommended by us. Make sure all files of the wp to linkedIn auto publish plugin are uploaded to the folder wp-content/plugins/

2. How do I restrict auto publish to certain categories ?

Yes, you can specify the categories which need to be auto published from settings page.

3. Why do I have to create applications in LinkedIn ?

When you create your own applications, it ensures that the posts to LinkedIn are not shared with any message like “shared via xxx”

4. Which all data fields can I send to social networks ?

You may use post title, content, excerpt, permalink, blog title, user nicename, post id and post publish date for auto publishing.

5. Why do I see SSL related errors in logs ?

SSL peer verification may not be functioning in your server. Please turn off SSL peer verification in settings of plugin and try again.

More questions ?

Drop a mail and we shall get back to you with the answers.


Հոկտեմբերի 27, 2020
The process of getting everything set up is a pain, but that is because of LinkedIn, not the plugin. Once that is done, it is really convenient to know that your blog post will be published on LinkedIn.
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Contributors & Developers

“WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.8

  • Support for linkedin thumbnail param
  • Updated publishing using smapsolutions app
  • Compatibility with latest version of wordpress
  • Multilingual support added
  • Option to configure auto publish settings while creating posts

WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.7.1

  • Added support for LinkedIn showcase pages
  • Minor bugs fixed

WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.7

  • Added option to attach image to linkedin post

WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.6

  • Added LinkedIn authorization and publishing using SMAPSolutions.com
  • Added option for auto publish to linkedin company pages
  • Option to reuse last used auto publish settings on edit posts
  • Added option to upgrade SMAPSOLUTION’s subscription package
  • Option to enable enforcing og meta tags in auto publish
  • Option to remove inactive linkedin authorizations

WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.5

  • Compatibility with LinkedIn API version 2.0
  • Increased logs count from 5 to 10
  • Compatibility with gutenberg editor
  • Option to view social media posts from auto publish logs
  • Settings menu reorganized
  • Compatibility with PHP version 7.2

WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.4.7

  • Plugin name changed to WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish
  • Applied wordpress time format in {POST_PUBLISH_DATE}

WP LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.4.6

  • Plugin name changed to WP LinkedIn Auto Publish, as per wordpress guidelines

LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.4.5

  • Minor bug fixes
  • updated UI

LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.4.4

  • Added USER_DISPLAY_NAME in message format
  • Removed irrelevant configuration related to image posting
  • Minor security issues fixed
  • Minor bugs fixed

LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.4.3

  • Added POST_ID and POST_PUBLISH_DATE in message formats

LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.4.2

  • utf-8 decoding issue fixed
  • Visual composer compatiblity issue fixed
  • Minor bugs fixed
  • Nonce added
  • Prevented direct access to plugin files
  • Data validation updated

LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.4.1

  • Fixed custom post types autopublish issue
  • Fixed duplicate autopublish issue

LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.4

  • Added option to enable/disable utf-8 decoding before publishing
  • Removed unwanted configuration related to ‘future_to_publish’ hook
  • Postid added in autopublish logs
  • Updated auto publish mechanism using transition_post_status hook
  • Open graph meta tags will be prefered for linkedin attachments

LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.3.2

  • Latest five auto publish logs are maintained
  • A few bug fixes

LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.3.1

  • Updated Linkedin authorization

LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.3

  • Updated Linkedin API
  • Auto publish added during quick edit
  • Added option to enable/disable “future_to_publish” hook for handling auto publish of scheduled posts
  • Added options to enable/disable “the_content”, “the_excerpt”, “the_title” filters on content to be auto-published
  • Fixed category display issue

LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.2

  • Option to configure auto publish settings while editing posts/pages
  • General setting to enable/disable post publishing
  • Added auto publish for scheduled post
  • Fixed issue related to \” in auto publish

LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.1.1

  • Added compatibility with wordpress 3.9.1
  • Compatibility with bitly plugin

LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.1

  • View logs for last published post
  • Option to enable/disable SSL peer verification
  • Option to reauthorize the application

LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.0.2

  • Bug fixed for   in post

LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.0.1

  • Default image fetch logic for auto publish updated.

LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.0

  • First official launch.