Auto-Publish WordPress Posts to Tumblr with SNAP

In this tutorial, I will show you how to auto-publish your WordPress posts to Tumblr with a WordPress plugin called Social Networks Auto-Poster, or SNAP for short. Previously, I have written some articles about auto-publishing WordPress Posts to social media sites and blogging platforms. If you are interested, check them out.

Now let’s look at how to do the same with Tumblr.

Create a Tumblr App

Head over to Tumblr developers page. Login with your tumblr account. Then click green Register Application button.

Register Tumblr application

Fill out the necessary fields. Enter your website URL in the application website and default callback URL fields. And click Register button.

Now your Tumblr application is created, click show secrect key.

Tumblr consumer key and secrect key

In your WordPress dashboard, go to Settings > Social Networks Auto-Poster. Click green add new account button, select Tumblr from the list.

Give it a nickname. Enter your public Tumblr URL. And fill in your Tumblr consumer key and secrect key.

Auto-Publish WordPress Posts to Tumblr

Click update settings.

Now you should see the following. Attention required. Unfinished setup. What you need to do is click Show Settings link.

Auto-Publish WordPress Posts to Tumblr

Scroll down and click Authorize Your Tumblr Account.

Auto-Publish WordPress Posts to Tumblr

On the next page, click Allow button.

Auto-Publish WordPress Posts to Tumblr

Click Show Settings again. Scroll down and click submit test post to Tumblr.

Auto-Publish WordPress Posts to Tumblr

If your test is successful, then your’re done. Your new WordPress posts will be automatically be published on your Tumblr blog.

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