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Here are step-by-step instructions for turning your Facebook videos into a video blog post on WordPress using the Simple Social Press plugin:

Note: Before you begin, ensure you have purchased and installed the Simple Social Press plugin on your WordPress site. You can find it at

Connect Simple Social Press to Facebook:
- Log in to your WordPress site and go to the Simple Social Press settings.
- Click on "Connect" to link your Facebook account. Follow the prompts to allow access.

Configure Import Settings:
- Under "Choose which videos to import," select your Facebook page as the source.
- Choose which type of videos you want to import (e.g., Lives, Uploaded videos).
- Consider importing videos based on a specific hashtag to control when they're posted on your blog.

Set WordPress Category:
- Assign a WordPress category where your video blog posts will be published.

Toggle Auto-Publish (Optional):
- Decide whether to auto-publish video blog posts or have them as drafts for review before publishing.

Configure Buttons and Opt-In Box:
- Optionally, set up custom buttons for specific calls to action below the video player.
- If you have an email opt-in service, add the provided HTML code below the video player.

Save Changes:
- Click "Save Changes" to apply your settings.

Import Videos:
- Click "Import New Videos" to start the process. Simple Social Press will scan your Facebook page for videos with the specified hashtag.

View Imported Video Blog Posts:
- Navigate to the "Posts" section in WordPress and find the category you specified (e.g., "Facebook").
- Click on the imported blog post to view it.

Review Blog Post:
- The blog post will include the embedded Facebook video, title, full description, and optional buttons or email opt-in box.

Automated Process:
- Going forward, Simple Social Press will automatically check for new content on your Facebook page with the specified hashtag, creating corresponding blog posts on WordPress.

Note: Ensure you've added the specified hashtag on your Facebook posts to trigger the import process.

By following these steps, your Facebook videos will be seamlessly converted into video blog posts on your WordPress site, saving you time and effort.

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Updated on: 24/10/2023

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