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Mastodon, X & Co.: Automatic posts from Wordpress, RSS etc.

You want to automatically fill multiple social media channels with content from multiple sources? No problem!

There are quite a few tools and services under the label social media scheduler, which you can use to plan and send X, Facebook or Mastodon postings. If it also mastodon and please free should be, you can do it with dlvr.it try: Easy to use, decent dashboard, many services supported - but with limitations in the free version.

The Dlvr.it service

Dlvr.it (short for "deliver it"/"liefere es") works very simply: You connect your Dlvr.it account with one of yours social media accounts, For example, your Mastodon profile - this can be done at the push of a button and authentication, as usual. Also supported: Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Reddit and more. Then you lay Content Sources at. This can be, for example, RSS feeds, Wordpress pages, YouTube channels or Etsy pages. As soon as new content appears in the sources, it is automatically published in the linked social media channels.

The limitations Free version: 2 social media channels, 50 posts per month, 3 sources, 3 hour post delay. Of course, this is not enough for aspiring influencers. But if you just want to publish a few blog posts or new shop products on Twitter and Facebook every now and then, that might be enough.

In the chargeable Versions are then available for USD 10,79 or USD 29,95 per month, faster updates, any number of posts, a scheduler and so on. You can find the overview here.

Use Dlvr.it

As I said, the configuration is trivial. Nevertheless, here is the whole workflow in the picture. After registering, you can Social Media Accounts link by your under Socials click on the corresponding button:

socials in dlvr.it.
First, it needs connected social media accounts

Then select the desired service:

social media icons.
Everything important? Seems so!

Confirms authorization:

auth for dlvr.it.
The authorization process takes place via simple authentication

Then it's up to them Feeds/Sources: First select the source type or use the feeds search:

feeds in dlvr.it.
Search comes in handy for building topic channels

For example, you can use the RSS Feed use any website:

auto posting setup.
Setting up the feeds/content sources

In the second step, you specify the name, when it should be posted and whether something should be published initially:

dlvr.it settings for postings.
To test dlvr.it, initially post the last post of the feed

Finally, you determine which socials the feed should be published on:

dlvr.it and social accounts connection.
Where should the feed be published?

Our Tutonaut contributions, for example, will also automatically be uploaded from today my mastodon canal.

dlvr.it posting at mastodon.
The result: auto-posted WordPress post at Mastodon

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Mirco Lang

Freelance journalist, Sauerland exile, (fairly old) skateboarder, graduate computer scientist, retail salesman, open source nerd, Checkmk handbook writer. Ex-Saturn'ler, Ex-Data-Becker'ler, Ex-BSI'ler. First contact with computers: ca. 1982 - a friend's big brother's C64. If you want to read more about open source, Linux and craft stuff and support Tutonaut here: About Coffee sponsorship via Paypal.I'm always happy. In advance: Thank you! Do not miss: cli.help and VoltAmpereWatt.de. New: Mastodon

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