Don’t let your old content get stale, keep it fresh! Similar to Auto-Poster, Social Snap can automatically share old posts and content you want to boost! You can pick what content you want to be revived. It’s a great way to leverage all of your existing content and reach new visitors.
Boost Old Posts Addon installation method is described in our How to Install Social Snap Addons tutorial.
When the addon is installed and activated, visit Social Snap » Settings » Boost Old Posts to continue the setup.
Initially (or in case you do not have any accounts connected), you will be asked to connect at least one social account before other options are displayed. Click Add Account and a popup will appear asking you to choose which network provider you’d like to connect.
You can connect Boost Old Posts Addon to Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Please follow our step-by-step guides to set up an app for your social network if you don’t already have one. This will give you API credentials to enter into the Boost Old Posts settings page to connect to the selected social network.
Step-by-step Guides: How to Setup Twitter App, How to Setup LinkedIn App, How to Setup Facebook App.
Once the required information is there, click the Authenticate button and authorize the connection. This will allow your App to post entries to your profile or page.
In case you are admin or you manage LinkedIn companies or Facebook pages, after you authorize the connection you will see a pop-up where you can choose one of the accounts. You can add several accounts by repeating the process from the beginning and choosing a different account.
When at least one account is connected, other options should appear on the Boost Old Posts settings page.
These settings allow you to set general rules and default settings for all shareable content. Default settings can be overruled per entry, such as post content, hashtags, additional text before and after.
For every selected post type in General Settings, additional set of options should appear in the Social Snap Options Metabox when you’re editing the page. If the fields remain unaltered, the post will use default settings set in Social Snap » Settings » Boost Old Posts.
Gutenberg users can find the settings under Extended Settings » Social Snap Boost Old Posts.
The activity log is located in the Live Preview section of the Social Snap » Settings » Boost Old Posts settings page. It displays all activities by Boost Old Posts Addon. You can see the publishing history and statuses of previously shared posts. The activity log is useful to keep track which posts were shared. If any problem occurred, error details will be displayed in the activity log.
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