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How to "Publicize" on wordpress.org (6 posts)

  1. Female Activation
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I recently switched over from wordpress.com to my own hosted blog.I am very disappointed to see that "publicize" is not a feature. I have researched the different options but am feeling quite overwhelmed with all the info out there. What is the best way to share on FB and Twitter? Which is the plugin thats the closest to the publicize feature. Keep in mind I am a real amateur. I am attempted to just copy and paste but would love to make my life easier. Any advice is appreciated;-)

  2. Jonathan Dingman
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Alex King just put his Social plugin into Beta, I'd give that a shot.

    http://alexking.org/projects/wordpress > Social

  3. Female Activation
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Thanks for your response. I will check it out, although I was hoping for something that wordpress already offers. I am not sure how it all works downloading something on to my pc and then using it by proxy.....

  4. Chip Bennett
    Theme Review Admin
    Posted 2 years ago #

    ...although I was hoping for something that wordpress already offers.

    WordPress doesn't have social-network functionality out of the box. The "Publicize" feature on wordpress.com comes from a Plugin that provides the functionality. So, to get the same functionality on a self-hosted WordPress install, you'll need to use a Plugin, as well.

  5. kkrousseau
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    A plugin? But which one?

  6. Rachel Baker
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Publicize is an option in the Jetpack plugin: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/jetpack/

    More on the feature:
    http://jetpack.me/support/publicize/

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