Overview of the Social Media Publisher
The Social Media Publisher for Web Content Manager is used to manage social media posts for published content items and, if configured, draft content items.
Installing the Social Media Publisher
Follow these steps to install the Social Media Publisher on your authoring server, and then on any servers that subscribe from your authoring server.
Social network configuration
Your social network configuration settings are stored in separate content items based on the Social Network Configuration
authoring template supplied with the Social Media Publisher.
Working with the social network information table
When you create a content item using a content authoring template that has been mapped to a social network configuration document, an element named Social Network Information
is displayed on the content item.
Working With Social Media Workflow Actions
A set of social media workflow actions are supplied to with the Social Media Publisher and are located in the Social Configuration
library. These can be added to workflows to perform social media related actions as part of a workflow.
Publishing content directly to a Facebook page
The Social Media Publisher allows you to post status updates about your content to Facebook profiles and pages. You can also post content items directly to a Facebook page.
Social media for end users
While the current version for the Social Media Publisher focuses on functions for you and your company as web site owners, you should also consider adding social features to your rendered web-site for use by your end-users.
Working with social media certificates
In order to communicate to Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, your server requires the SSL certificates for these social networks to be installed.
Uninstalling the Social Media Publisher
The following procedures to uninstall the Social Media Publisher must be performed on every server and cluster node.