ExpressCurate

Description

ExpressCurate plugin includes:

  • RSS feeds and Google alerts importer
  • Curation post composer and editor
  • SEO optimization
  • Keyword analysis and management
  • Flexible publishing options
  • Curation on-the-go: optional Chrome extension and Android app (both free)

ExpressCurate is an ideal tool for professional bloggers, marketing agencies, and marketing professionals that need to rapidly scale content marketing efforts with limited budgets, time, and resources.

FEATURE HIGHLIGHTS

RSS feeds and Google Alerts

  • RSS & Google Alerts Importer – bring content from your RSS feeds and Google Alerts directly into ExpressCurate, providing you a convenient starting point.
  • Content Notification Emails – receive emails with newly discovered content.
  • Top Curation Sources – keep track of your top curation sources.

Curation Post Composer and Editor

  • Quickstart button – start a curated post with a single click of a button.
  • Prefilled content – ExpressCurate prefills the original content, images, and some web page attributes to provide you with an easy starting point.
  • Multi-Source Curation – curate content from one article or multiple sources into a single post.
  • Content augmentation – ExpressCurate enables you to add your perspective in the annotation area, pick an image, format the post, decide on the type of link to include, and much more.
  • Content Quality Checker – ExpressCurate checks key quality attributes, such as article length, percentage of curated vs. unique content, keyword and image utilization, and more.

SEO Optimization

  • SEO Essentials – add all key SEO elements into your post from a single page. These components include adding a meta title and description, categories, keywords, customizing URLs, and more.
  • Post Analysis – analyze your post for duplicate content, optimal length, optimal keyword utilization, usage of graphics, and other elements necessary for creating a high-quality post.
  • Sitemap Rules – Create sitemap update rules based on your business and content model by defining sitemap update frequency, new page/post priorities, and other attributes.

Keyword Analysis and Management

  • Keyword Center – A centralized area where you can monitor keyword utilization in your blog, manage target keywords, and discover/add new ones based on the most frequently used words in your blog.

Flexible Publishing Options

  • Publishing Options – ExpressCurate provides you with flexibility to publish your curated post immediately, schedule it for a later time, or smart-publish automatically based on time intervals specified by you.
  • Social Media Promotion – The Social Media Widget integrates your Social Media Publishing efforts with ExpressCurate. This is a single complex for social media promotions, content optimization and sharing.

Curation On-The-Go

  • Chrome Web Browser – use the ExpressCurate Chrome Extension to discover content, bookmark articles for future curation, as well as curate and create posts on the go without having to go to WordPress to create a post draft.
  • Android App – use ExpressCurate Android app on your smartphone or tablet to discover content and create curated posts more quickly.

How To Get Started

Download ExpressCurate plugin for WordPress.
You can also download a free ExpressCurate WordPress theme. It will give your curated content a modern online news look.

Screenshots

  • Dashboard: Get instant access to your main working areas through the Dashboard.
  • Content Feed: See the recent content suggestions from RSS feeds in the Content feed. Set your view, content-related actions and see next update time using the toolbar.
  • Bookmarks: Bookmark as you read, and get access to bookmarks to start review or curation.
  • Post - Curate Content: When editing a post, use the curate content button to insert curation passages into the post.
  • Post - Curate Content: Load the passages of choice into the post, and curate!
  • Post - Styling, Editing, Analytics: When editing a post, use the toolbar for keyword highlights, box styles and access to post analysis.
  • Post - Embed: Provide an embed code from Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Vimeo and have the proper card inserted into your post.
  • Post - Embed: Embed multiple posts to create stories.
  • Post - SEO Control Center: Pick relevant keyword density and create meta descriptions using the SEO Control Center.
  • Post - Advanced SEO: Optimize content and review post statistics using the Advanced SEO widget!
  • Post Analysis: Use Post analysis to receive improvement suggestions for your content!
  • Post - Sources: Access the list of Sources from which content is pulled and check for the number of posts curated from these sources.
  • Social Publishing Widget: Use the social publishing widget for social media promotions, content optimization & sharing.
  • Keywords Dashboard
  • RSS Feeds
  • Top Sources
  • Settings
  • FAQ: See FAQs for common usage hints and questions.

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Changelog

2.1.6

  • WordPress 4.4.1 supported now.
  • I18N support.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

2.1.5

  • WordPress 4.4 supported now.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

2.1.4

  • WordPress 4.3 supported now.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

2.1.3

  • Welcome to ExpressCurate! widget with useful getting started links and resources.
  • New Social Posts: Share and promote posts from Content Feed and Bookmarks, create and organize social messages better.
  • Filtering by keywords & RSS Feeds in Content Feed
  • Auto-hashtagging issues: multiple ### symbols, multi-word tags with [], nested tags, etc are all fixed now.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

2.1.2

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

2.1.1

  • New Setting: Stop Keywords. Content Feed will filter out the posts that contain these stop words.
  • New Setting: Content Alert Users. Content (Keyword Match) Alert will be sent to the specified users only.
  • New Feature: All Posts now shows the number of approved social promotion messages.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

2.1.0

  • New Feature: Social Widget for Social Media Promotion
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

2.0.16

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

2.0.15

  • Compatibility with Fusion Core Plugin and Avada Theme.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

2.0.14

  • Clone Post allows to copy the original post and re-post it in your blog. Minimal SEO for copy-blogging is done automatically.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

2.0.13

  • WordPress 4.2 supported now.
  • Other miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

2.0.12

  • Content Feed pull is fixed.
  • Sitemap Submit is fixed.
  • Other miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

2.0.11

  • New Setting: Open Original Article Link in a New Window/Tab.
  • Next Content Feed update time now available.
  • Pull the Content Feed manually feature now available.
  • Other miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

2.0.10

  • Embed function: you can now embed Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Vimeo. Use the “Embed” button, paste the embed code and get the social post in your article.
  • Content Feed performance improvements.
  • Bug fixation for SEO meta robots=follow-nofollow, index-noidex
  • Other miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

2.0.9

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

2.0.8

  • The problem with temporary files flooding is fixed.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

2.0.7

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

2.0.6

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

2.0.5

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

2.0.4

  • Keywords Interest Over Time widget.
  • Keywords Related Topics widget.
  • A problem in Keywords page is fixed.
  • Problems with Google Alerts and Feedburner RSS are fixed.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

2.0.3

  • ereg dependency is removed. This function has been DEPRECATED as of PHP 5.3.0.
  • Job scheduling is improved. In cases when the jobs cannot automatically be setup, a proper message with instructions is now given.
  • Social SEO options.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

2.0.2

  • Admin bar issues are fixed.
  • Sitemap rules are improved.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

2.0.1

  • Sitemap Rules.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

2.0.0

  • RSS & Google Alerts Importer.
  • Content Notification Emails.
  • A much better Top Curation Sources.
  • Content Quality Checker.
  • Advanced SEO Essentials.
  • Post Analysis.
  • Keyword Center.
  • WordPress 4.1 supported now.
  • Curation On-The-Go.

1.2.23

  • Auto-hashtagging is fixed.
  • News page is redesigned.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

1.2.22

  • Problems with WooCommerce are fixed.
  • Problems with custom post types are fixed.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

1.2.21

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

1.2.20

  • Conflicts with Mail Poet plugin are fixed.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

1.2.19

  • Keyword analytics fixes and improvements.
  • “Image Placement” setting and Featured image handling problems are fixed.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

1.2.18

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

1.2.17

  • Special Column in Posts page that will show Smart Publish Time.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

1.2.16

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

1.2.15

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

1.2.14

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

1.2.13

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

1.2.12

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

1.2.11

  • The authorship rel=author meta tags are removed.
  • WordPress 4 supported now.
  • We no longer automatically create tags out of keywords.
  • Auto-hashtagging was confusing for some of our customers. While we left this feature present in the plugin, it is now disabled by default.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

1.2.10

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

1.2.9

  • API methods to retrieve source urls: expresscurate_the_source_url, expresscurate_the_source_urls
  • Problems with WooThemes are fixed.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

1.2.8

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

1.2.7

  • Improved text selection in content curation dialog.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

1.2.6

  • Improved text selection in content curation dialog.
  • It is now possible to filter out short paragraphs in content curation dialog.
  • It is now possible to search within loaded paragraphs in content curation dialog.
  • Toolbar button that allows to highlight post keywords.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

1.2.5

  • Hashtagging is improved and bugfixed.
  • Keywords adding is fixed.

1.2.4

  • Problems with double-links on hashtags are fixed.

1.2.3

  • Problems with plugin activation are fixed.

1.2.2

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

1.2.1

  • Support Page.
  • FAQ Page.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

1.2.0

  • Keywords Summary widget.
  • Keywords Dashboard.
  • SEO Control Center improvements with Keywords Analytics.
  • Image placement and size options added to the curation dialog.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

1.1.9

  • Problems with older PHP versions fixed.
  • Smart Publishing Status added.
  • Like ExpressCurate tools and want to support us? You can now Donate!

1.1.8

  • New setting to specify post type for posts curated from Chrome Extension.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

1.1.7

  • Problems with automatic hashtagging are fixed.
  • Problems with Curate Into Post button are fixed.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

1.1.6

  • WordPress 3.9 support.
  • Keyword Tags Suggestion Fixes.

1.1.5

  • Some changes to prepare support for WordPress 3.9.

1.1.4

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

1.1.3

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

1.1.2

  • Optional ExpressCurate Blockquote
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

1.1.1

  • Authorship for posts.
  • Publisher for website.
  • Social profile attributes for users (visible with ExpressCurate Theme, author page).
  • Smart publishing, available for curated draft posts.
  • New text box tools for better blog styling.
  • Image selection from original page enhanced.
  • Paragraph selection from original page enhanced.
  • Optional Auto-Hashtagging.

1.1

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

1.0

  • Initial release.

Contributors & Developers

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