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LinkedIn is the reigning champion of job-related social media platforms. If you’re a professional, chances are you’ve already got an account – but simply being on the site can only take you so far. Learning how to integrate WordPress with LinkedIn can enable you to make the most of both platforms.
WordPress and LinkedIn aren’t exactly two peas in a pod, but with a little creativity, you can make them work well together. For example, embedding your LinkedIn profile on your portfolio site can make it look more professional, which may lead to more business.
For an upcoming project we were in need for our WordPress website to show comments, placed with a LinkedIn profile. You know… Like those fancy Facebook comments sections you see along with a lot of blogs and articles. Since our project is more business related, and this particular target group is largely represented on LinkedIn, it was pretty obvious that we were in need of LinkedIn comments on our website.
We experienced great and free reach with LinkedIn already, and want to utilize on that further. I’m convinced that LinkedIn is still growing as a platform, but not everyone is seeing the potential yet. That’s one of the many reasons I want to have the possibility for people to use their Even though commenting with LinkedIn on external websites can give a boost in reach and credibility of the placed comments, this particular functionality wasn’t available anywhere yet! How come that there were lots of commenting solutions for Facebook, but LinkedIn commenting was nowhere to be found?! The simple answer was: LinkedIn didn’t allowed it. Their systems didn’t offer this kind of development by developers who weren’t a LinkedIn partner. So… that kinda sucked.
Fortunately, LinkedIn made some adjustments to their API recently, which makes it possible to interact on a deeper level with their platform as a 3rd party. LinkedIn account to comment on my website content, while staying connected with the social network to benefit from its perks.
Introducing WP LinkPress
WP LinkPress is the 1st and ONLY plugin that utilizes LinkedIn to place comments on your website, and share the comment & website URL on the LinkedIn activity feed!