Creating Your First LinkedIn Application
LinkedIn autoposting allows you to automate sharing post to LinkedIn without needing manual interaction. In short, EasyDiscuss have automated the sharing process the minute you save/store your post. In this guide, we'll briefly guide you through configuring your first LinkedIn Application. There are several steps allocated in this section:
- Login to LinkedIn
- Create LinkedIn Application
- Furnishing the Application Details
- Application Permissions
- Auto Posting
Step 1 - Login to LinkedIn
Before creating the LinkedIn Apps, you must first login in to your LinkedIn account.
Step 2 - Create LinkedIn Application
Once login in, click on Create Application button and start configuring your LinkedIn application.
Step 3 - Furnishing the Application Details
LinkedIn requires some details of your new apps to ensure that Linkedin recognizes your site.
Step 4 - Application Permissions
By default, LinkedIn application only allow permission to
r_basicprofile. This means that you're not be able to share any content to LinkedIn with this permission. You'll need to add
w_share permission which will grant you the permission to share content on LinkedIn. In addition, if you would like to share content to your Business page as well, you have to tick this user agreement
ImportantIf you're updating your LinkedIn App, please checks the permission by untick
rw_nus, and tick
rw_nusmember permission will be deprecated.
Note that users with existing OAuth grants will have to re-authenticate due to the change in requested permissions.
Step 4 - Oauth
In order for your applications to access LinkedIn member data and/or act on their behalf, they must be authenticated.
Step 5 - Auto Posting
Lastly, copy these keys and paste it on EasyDiscuss LinkedIn Auto Posting section.