Self Hosted WordPress

Modified on Tue, 14 Sep 2021 at 05:40 PM

Before you start...

If your blog or site looks like this: https://YOURSITE.wordpress.com  then you'll want to use the WordPress tutorial 


If your site is the domain of your choosing only such as https://YOURDOMAIN.com  then you're in the right place!


You can use the step by step instructions below or if you prefer to watch the video tutorial click here.


Connecting your self-hosted WP site



Step 1


Click on the Accounts link at the top of the page and select Self-Hosted WordPress


Step 2


Download the plugin but be sure to leave it zipped


Step 3


Go back to your backend and add the plugin



Step 4


Click upload plugin



Step 5


Click Choose file and choose the zipped plugin you just downloaded.


Step 6

 

Once the file is chosen click Install Now



Step 7


Once it's finished installing select Activate Plugin


Step 8


Add a new user


Step 9


Choose any name, and email.  It doesn't matter what you choose as it won't be used for anything else but make sure you create the user as an "Editor"


Step 10


Once you've created the user, go back and edit the user


Step 11


Now you'll see the application password plugin you just installed and click on add new.


Step 12


Make sure to save the password that comes up somewhere safe as this is the only time it will appear.  If you lose it, you can create another one, but we recommend saving it in a safe place.


Last but not least


Copy the password and go back to Social Post Magic.  

Enter your website host which is your domain

Enter the username you created

Paste the application password and submit


Congratulations!  You just connected your WP account to Social Post Magic!




Self-Hosted WordPress Video Tutorial









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