USING WORDPRESS STEEM PLUGIN TO POST ON STEEMIT.

in #wordpresssteem2 years ago (edited)

As we're using Steemit as our blogging platform, we investigated the Wordpress plugin to post on Steemit.

Updated 1 January 2018 v1.0.

Disclaimer: We are not affiliated to any of these Companies, this article is 100 % our own findings and there is no affiliate marketing in place through the links provided below for your convenience.

This is a guide for:

  • Downloading the WordPress Steem plugin.
  • Editing the WordPress Steem plugin.
  • Posting on Steemit using the WordPress Steem plugin from WordPress.
  • Pros and cons of using WordPress Steem.

Step 1:

Downloading the WordPress Steem plugin.

Note: It is important to note that in order to use the WordPress Steem plugin, one must first have a WordPress account and a Steemit account without which the plugin won’t work.

  • Enter your WordPress admin link into your browser, then enter your WordPress username and password.
  • From your WordPress dashboard, click on Plugin -> Add new.
  • In the search bar, search for WordPress Steem and click download.
  • Once the plugin has successfully downloaded, click on Upload plugin -> Choose file (select the file path which the plugin downloaded, most times it’s in the downloads folder) and click install now.
  • When the plugin has installed successfully, click on activate to activate the plugin.

Step 2:

Editing the WordPress Steem plugin:

  • On your WordPress dashboard, click on Settings -> Steem.
  • On the Steem Settings, edit the settings so the plugin can post directly on Steemit from WordPress.
  • On the Accounts tab and Posting key tab, fill in your Steemit username.
  • Check the Default Publish to Steem and Default Update to Steem check box.
  • Fill in and check the appropriate boxes that you want and click on Save changes.

Step 3:

Posting on Steemit using the WordPress Steem plugin from WordPress.

  • From the WordPress Dashboard click on Posts -> Add new.
  • Enter the Article Title and content.
  • Fill in the content of the article.
  • Add the tags where appropriate, and click on update.

Pros and cons of using WordPress Steem.

Pros:

  • The plugin is easy to install and activate.
  • It’s quite easy to post on WordPress with its visual editor.

Cons:

  • As at the time of posting this article, the plugin didn’t post on Steemit from WordPress.