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How to Make Facebook Posts From an RSS Feed

This article explains how to post an RSS feed to a Facebook Page. The information applies only to Pages, not profiles.

How to Post an RSS Feed to a Facebook Page

The totally free IFTTT service lets you auto-post an RSS feed to your Facebook Page. When IFTTT determines new material from the feed, a new Facebook post is constructed and published for you.

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This technique just works with Facebook Pages. A 2018 upgrade to Facebook eliminated the capability to auto-post to profiles.

Create a complimentary IFTTT account if you do not already have one, or sign in to your account if you do.

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Select Create at the top of their website to start building a new connection.

Select If This, and then search for and choose RSS Feed.

IFTTT RSS button

If you’ve never used the RSS trigger in the past, you might likewise see a Connect button that you need to choose.

Select New feed product to have the post set off with each and every brand-new content from the RSS feed.

You can rather pick New feed product matches if you want the Facebook post to be developed when an RSS feed item matches a specific keyword or phrase.

IFTTT choose trigger page for RSS

Enter the feed URL.

Learn how to find an RSS feed on a website if you’re not sure what to enter here.

IFTTT complete trigger fields page

If you selected the second alternative in Step 5, you’ll see another box asking about a keyword or phrase. Type into that box whatever you need the feed product to include prior to the Facebook post will be created.

IFTTT Complete trigger fields page for RSS feed

Select Create trigger, and then choose Then That.

Search for and select Facebook Pages.

Facebook Pages button on IFTTT

Select Connect, too, if you see it, and then log in to your Facebook account to select which page IFTTT can have access to.

Select Create a link post. You in fact have 3 choices here, but just one is relevant for sending RSS feed items to Facebook posts.

Choose action for Facebook Pages on IFTTT

In the Message text box, you can type whatever you want to consist of along with the URL from the feed. There are variables you can pick if you want each post to be more relevant to the URL.

IFTTT complete action fields for Facebook Pages

For example, if you pick Add active ingredient, you can pick something like EntryTitle to show the title of the feed product in the post. There are other choices there as well if you want to consist of the author’s name, the content from the feed, or the date it was published.

Take this time to validate that the Facebook Pages account menu reveals the best Page.

Select Create action, and then Continue on the next page.

Rename the Applet if you desire, and optionally enable notifications each time it runs, and after that press Finish.

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