IFTTT recipesIFTTT recipes
You probably spend hours on online activities such as checking email inbox, tweeting, and sharing stuff on social media. All those activities are what you have to do, and it might keep you away from your main tasks. So, how can you update your facebook or twitter from your WordPress blog every time you publish a new blog post? Many of plugins would do it for you, but here is the way you won’t need any plugins for.IFTTT is a great service to automate these tasks.Here is how to automate WordPress and Social Media with IFTTT.
What is IFTTT?
IFTTT puts the internet to work for you by creating tasks.IFTTT is a service that lets you create powerful connections with one simple statement: “if this then that” .
How IFTTT works?
IFTTT lets you create connections between the IFTTT recipes. You can automatically tweet or share your new posts on twitter, facebook page or profile. You can pull posts from RSS into WordPress etc. See some channels below.
How to use IFTTT with WordPress?
First you will need to do is to create IFTTT account. IFTTT works with all WordPress.org self-hosted blogs and WordPress.com blogs . You MUST have XML-RPC enabled to work with IFTTT. To enable it go to Settings » Writing and enable XML-RPC.
Some of WordPress IFTTT Recipes
This a list of possible use cases with WordPress.For more browse through IFTTT recipes.
Email to WordPress
GMail label to WordPress
WordPress to Facebook Page
Facebook Page to WordPress
WordPress to Facebook Profile
Facebook Profile link to WordPress
Facebook Profile photo upload to WordPress
Instagram to WordPress (or only those tagged #blog)
WordPress to Instagram
WordPress to Google+
Google+ to WordPress
WordPress to Evernote
Evernote to WordPress
WordPress to LinkedIn
LinkedIn to WordPress
YouTube upload to WordPress
YouTube favorite to WordPress
WordPress to YouTube
RSS Feed to WordPress
WordPress to Tumblr
Tumblr to WordPress
Flickr set to WordPress
Flickr upload to WordPress
WordPress to Flickr
Twitter to WordPress
Twitter search results to WordPress
WordPress to Twitter
Vimeo upload to WordPress
Vimeo Like to WordPress
WordPress to Vimeo
WordPress to Bit.ly
Bit.ly to WordPress
Dropbox Public photo to WordPress
WordPress to Dropbox
Google Reader tagged item to WordPress
Google Reader starred item to WordPress
WordPress to Google Calendar
Google Calendar event start to WordPress
WordPress post to WordPress post (same blog/credentials)
SMS to WordPress
WordPress to SMS
Phone Call (.mp3) to WordPress audio post
WordPress to Phone Call
You can only authorize one account per channel within each IFTTT account. If you have 3 blogs, 3 Facebook Pages, and 3 Twitter accounts, you’ll need 3 IFTTT accounts.