LinkedIn Auto Publish


A quick look into LinkedIn Auto Publish :

★ Publish simple text message to LinkedIn 
★ Publish message to LinkedIn with image
★ Filter items  to be published based on categories
★ Filter items to be published based on custom post types
★ Enable or disable wordpress page publishing
★ Customizable  message formats for LinkedIn

LinkedIn Auto Publish Features in Detail

The LinkedIn Auto Publish lets you publish posts automatically from your blog to LinkedIn. You can publish your posts to LinkedIn as simple text message or as text message with attached image. The plugin supports filtering posts based on custom post-types as well as categories.

The prominent features of the LinkedIn Auto Publish plugin are highlighted below.

Supported Mechanisms

The various mechanisms of posting to LinkedIn are listed below.

Simple text message
Text message with image
Share post content with public or your connections

Filter Settings

The plugin offers multiple kinds of filters for contents to be published automatically.

Enable or disable publishing of wordpress pages
Filter posts to be published based on categories
Filtering based on custom post types

Message Format Settings

The supported post elements which can be published are given below.

Post title 
Post description
Post excerpt
Blog title
User nicename


LinkedIn Auto Publish is developed and maintained by XYZScripts. For any support, you may contact us.

LinkedIn Auto Publish User Guide
LinkedIn Auto Publish FAQ

More Information

LinkedIn Auto Publish User Guide
LinkedIn Auto Publish FAQ


Please read the FAQ first if you are having problems.


WordPress 3.0+
PHP 5+ 


We would like to receive your feedback and suggestions about LinkedIn Auto Publish plugin. You may submit them at our support desk.


  • This is the LinkedIn configuration section.
  • Publishing options while creating a post.


LinkedIn Auto Publish User Guide
LinkedIn Auto Publish FAQ

  1. Extract to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. In the admin panel under plugins activate LinkedIn Auto Publish.
  3. You can configure the settings from LinkedIn Auto Publish menu. (Make sure to Authorize LinkedIn application after saving the settings.)
  4. Once these are done, posts should get automatically published based on your filter settings.

If you need any further help, you may contact our support desk.


LinkedIn Auto Publish User Guide
LinkedIn Auto Publish FAQ

1. The LinkedIn Auto Publish is not working properly.

Please check the wordpress version you are using. Make sure it meets the minimum version recommended by us. Make sure all files of the linkedIn auto publish plugin are uploaded to the folder wp-content/plugins/

2. How do I restrict auto publish to certain categories ?

Yes, you can specify the categories which need to be auto published from settings page.

3. Why do I have to create applications in LinkedIn ?

When you create your own applications, it ensures that the posts to LinkedIn are not shared with any message like “shared via xxx”

4. Which all data fields can I send to social networks ?

You may use post title, content, excerpt, permalink, site title and user nicename for auto publishing.

5. Why do I see SSL related errors in logs ?

SSL peer verification may not be functioning in your server. Please turn off SSL peer verification in settings of plugin and try again.

More questions ? Drop a mail and we shall get back to you with the answers.



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Contributors & Developers

“LinkedIn Auto Publish” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.4.1

  • Fixed custom post types autopublish issue
  • Fixed duplicate autopublish issue

LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.4

  • Added option to enable/disable utf-8 decoding before publishing
  • Removed unwanted configuration related to ‘future_to_publish’ hook
  • Postid added in autopublish logs
  • Updated auto publish mechanism using transition_post_status hook
  • Open graph meta tags will be prefered for linkedin attachments

LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.3.2

  • Latest five auto publish logs are maintained
  • A few bug fixes

LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.3.1

  • Updated Linkedin authorization

LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.3

  • Updated Linkedin API
  • Auto publish added during quick edit
  • Added option to enable/disable “future_to_publish” hook for handling auto publish of scheduled posts
  • Added options to enable/disable “the_content”, “the_excerpt”, “the_title” filters on content to be auto-published
  • Fixed category display issue

LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.2

  • Option to configure auto publish settings while editing posts/pages
  • General setting to enable/disable post publishing
  • Added auto publish for scheduled post
  • Fixed issue related to \” in auto publish

LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.1.1

  • Added compatibility with wordpress 3.9.1
  • Compatibility with bitly plugin

LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.1

  • View logs for last published post
  • Option to enable/disable SSL peer verification
  • Option to reauthorize the application

LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.0.2

  • Bug fixed for   in post

LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.0.1

  • Default image fetch logic for auto publish updated.

LinkedIn Auto Publish 1.0

  • First official launch.