AutoTweetNG PRO and Joocial are the most powerful Joomla! extensions to automate and curate content publishing from Joomla! to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and more. Simply, AutoTweet and Joocial post your content from all well-known extensions to social networks.
In this video, we are going to show how you can AutoTweet from Joomla! to Facebook.
- AutoTweetNG Free, Pro or Joocial 8 or superior
- A Facebook account
- System requirements: Joomla 3.4 or superior, PHP 5.3 or superior, MySQL 5.5 or superior (recommended)
Once you have checked the prerequisites, proceed with step 1
STEP 1: Download and install AutoTweetNG
Download the component from Extly Download Area, unzip and install AutoTweetNG in Joomla! backend with the standard procedure.
About AutoTweetNG updates: Install the update with the same procedure.
Once you have proceeded with the installation, AutoTweetNG component has been installed. System plugin - AutotweetAutomator has been installed and enabled, to process new content and posts every 3 minutes, and System plugin - AutotweetContent has been installed and enabled to publish Joomla! content.
Tip: Remember to assign your Download ID to enable all features.
STEP 2: Create and authorize a social channel.
AutoTweetNG requires Facebook account authorization. Each Profile, Page or Group is a different channel.
Facebook requires creating an app
Login at https://developers.facebook.com/apps with your Facebook username and password.
Create a new app. Define App name, fill contact email and choose a category. Go to Developer Dashboard to get your App ID and App Secret.
In Settings, go to Add platform, choose Website, enter your website URL. Save.
Don't forget to:
- make it public (App Review)
- Save changes
Go to AutoTweetNG Control panel, there select Channels tab to create a new channel.
On Channel Tab, click on New, select the Channel Type and complete the Channel Data.
Fill the form with App ID and App Secret. Go to Authorization tab to authorize the app in the Facebook account.
Click on "Step 1: Authorize"
TIP: Facebook dialog may differ according to Facebook API version
After the authorization, the Facebook application provides the Access Token to validate and fill the User-ID.
Fill the Access Token and click on "Step 2: Validate" The User ID will be filled.
Go to Channel Selection tab and select the specific Facebook channel (page, group or profile).
Click on "Step 3: Validate Channel" and save.
AutoTweetNG is ready to publish!
A new authorization Access Token has been granted.
A new Facebook Channel has been created.
By default, all new articles are going to be published on Facebook.
STEP 3: Finally, create a test article:
1. Create an article
2. Check the Request list
3. Wait 3 minutes, visit the front page
4. Check the Posts list
5. Check Facebook.
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How to AutoTweet from Joomla! in 5 minutes - Online Web Presentation: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/16hGWWGq1IeAZcAkSd8BqnzS2dBDCoC42om6O4bs8gKg/edit#slide=id.p
AutoTweetNG PRO: http://www.extly.com/autotweet-ng-pro.html