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Using IFTTT WordPress to publish your articles on LinkedIn

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Do you want to automatically publish your WordPress articles on LinkedIn? LinkedIn is a social network of professionals and a very strong platform to attract traffic to your WordPress site.

In this tutorial, we will show you how to automatically post your articles to LinkedIn.

publication of articles on LinkedIn

1 Method: How to Post WordPress Articles on LinkedIn with IFTTT

IFTTT is the abbreviation of " If This Then That ". It's a web service that allows you to connect your other online accounts and have everything work for you. For more information, take a look at How this service works with Instagram.

The first thing you need to do is register on the IFTTT site. Simply Visit the IFTTT website and click on registration. The site is currently in English.


After you register, IFTTT will show you how everything works. You just need to follow the onscreen instructions until you reach the IFTTT dashboard.

It will look something like this:

IFTTT dashboard

A process created by IFTTT is called a " recipe "(receipt). Click on «My recipes» (My Receipt) at the top to create your first IFTTT recipe.

It is in this page that all your recipes are displayed. You just need to click on the " Create a recipe " to continue.

Creating a new recipe

An IFTTT recipe consists of two parts. The first part is called "This" which is a trigger that will start the IFTTT recipe. But before IFTTT can pull a trigger, you have to tell it where to look for the trigger.

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Click on "This" to begin.

IFTTT will now show you all of the channels that you can use as a trigger. You need to type WordPress in the search box, then select it.

Execute an IFTTT string

IFTTT will ask you to connect your WordPress site. Just click on the login button to continue.

A window will appear on your screen, where IFTTT will ask you for your login information to your WordPress site.

IFTTT connection to WordPress

You need to enter your WordPress site address, WordPress username and password. Click the login button to continue (you can create an administrator specifically for this if you wish).

IFTTT will now try to connect to your WordPress site. If successful, it will show you a success message. Click the Done button to close the window, then click the " Take the next step "(Move to the next step).

IFTTT will now ask you to choose from the available triggers. You can fire an IFTTT trigger when a new article is published or when it is published in a specific category or tag.

We will activate the trigger when there is a new article. Just click on "Any New Posts " to continue.

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choose the IFTTT trigger

IFTTT will now ask you to confirm. Just click on the " Create trigger " to continue.

The next step is to decide what actions to take when this trigger is activated. Click on the link " That »To define the action as the appearance (the publication) a new article on your blog.


First you will need to choose a channel where your action will take place. Find and select LinkedIn as your action channel.

LinkedIn Action Channel

IFTTT will ask you to connect your LinkedIn account. Just click on the login button and a window will appear that will take you to LinkedIn.

Enter your login information LinkedIn allow connection to IFTTT.

Authorize IFTTT on linkedin

IFTTT will show you a success message. Click on the button " done To close the window, then click " Continue.. ”to continue. You will now choose the action. You can share an update on your LinkedIn profile, or you can share a link.

Choose the IFTTT action

Click update on the LinkedIn profile to continue. IFTTT will ask you to choose the fields of action. It automatically displays your article title and URLs in the status.

Action status linkedin

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Just click on the button Create Action To complete your recipe. IFTTT will now show you a summary of your recipe. You must click on the " Create Receipe To finish the creation of the recipe.

creating a linkedin recipe

That's it, your IFTTT recipe is now online. It will automatically check your WordPress blog for new posts and share them as a status update on your LinkedIn profile.

It will automatically use your image as the image of the status.

That's all for this tutorial, I hope it will allow you to automatically share your WordPress articles on LinkedIn.

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