Autoposting

Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, all these are the major social platform for us to use daily. In this section, you will learn how to connect your EasyDiscuss with these social sites.

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:

  1. Login to LinkedIn
  2. Create LinkedIn Application
  3. Furnishing the Application Details
  4. Application Permissions
  5. Oauth
  6. Auto Posting

Step 1 - Login to LinkedIn

Before creating the LinkedIn Apps, you must first login in to your LinkedIn account.

LinkedIn Login

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.

LinkedIn Details

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 rw_company_admin.

LinkedIn Permissions

Important

If you're updating your LinkedIn App, please checks the permission by untick rw_nus, and tick w_share. The rw_nus member 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.

LinkedIn Oauth

Step 5 - Auto Posting

Lastly, copy these keys and paste it on EasyDiscuss LinkedIn Auto Posting section.

LinkedIn Oauth