Auto-Publish WordPress Posts to Blogger with SNAP

Social Networks Auto-Poster or SNAP for short is a WordPress plugin that enable webmasters to auto-publish their posts to a host of social media sites and blogging platforms. In this tutorial, I will show you how to setup SNAP with Blogger.

Auto-Publish WordPress Posts to Blogger with SNAP

Create a free blog on Blogger

Head over to blogger.com. Sign in with your Google account. Once you are logged in, click the New Blog button to create a new blog.

create a free blog on blogger

Next, give your blog a title and an address. I recommend using your WordPress domain name as the title and using the first domain name label as the subdomain. So as you can see, I use my domain name linuxdashen.com as the title and linuxdashen.blogspot.com as the address.

create a free blog on blogger

Select a template and hit the Create blog! button. Now your blog is created on blogger.

Establishing the Connection between SNAP and Blogger

In your WordPress dashboard, under Plugins, search for Social Networks Auto-Poster and install the SNAP plugin. Once it’s done, go to Settings > Social Networks Auto-Poster. click green add new account button and select blogger from the list.

Give a nickname to this blogger account.

Auto-Publish WordPress Posts to Blogger

Now in your blogger dashboard, select your newly-created blog. In the address bar you can see your blog ID.

blogger blog ID

Copy the blog ID and paste it into the text field under blogger blog ID.

Now the last two things you need is your blogger client ID and client secrect.

How to Get Blogger Client ID and client Secret

Head over to Google developers console. Create a new project.

create a new project on Google developer console

Give your project a name and click the Create button.

Auto-Publish WordPress Posts to Blogger

Now in your project dashboard, click Enable and manage APIs.

Auto-Publish WordPress Posts to Blogger

In the Social APIs section, click Blogger API.

Auto-Publish WordPress Posts to Blogger

In the next page, click Enable API.

Auto-Publish WordPress Posts to Blogger

Click Credentials on the left.

Auto-Publish WordPress Posts to Blogger

Click New Credentials and select OAuth client ID.

Auto-Publish WordPress Posts to Blogger

Click Configure consent screen.

configure consent screen

Fill out the two necessary fields: email address and product name. Then click Save.

OAuth consent screen

On the next page, choose web application as the application type.

Auto-Publish WordPress Posts to Blogger

Give the application a name. In the Authorized JavaScript origin filed, enter your website address. In the Authorized redirect URIs field, enter the SNAP plugin settings page URL. Then click Create.

Now your have your client ID and client secrect. Copy them into the text fields in SNAP plugin settings page. Click Update Settings.

OAuth client

Authorize Blogger Account and Send a Test Post

Now in the SNAP plugin settings page you will see the text “Attention required. Unfinished setup.

authorize blogger account

What you  need to do is click Show Settings. Scroll down and click Authorize Your Blogger Account.

authorize blogger account

On the next page, click Allow button.

authorize blogger account

Now your blogger account is authorized. Click show settings again, scroll down and you can submit a test post to your blogger.

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