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LinkedIn Company Updates

Allows users to display their Company's LinkedIn updates with [shortcode] or PHP.

This plugin uses LinkedIn's API to retrieve the user's company updates, which can then be displayed with [shortcode] or PHP.

Features:

  • Optional custom styling
  • Copy & paste customizable shortcode
  • Custom CSS classes option
  • Displays token expiration date
  • PHP implementation option
  • Responsive default styling
  • Images now appear in feed
  • Email & admin notification for expired tokens
Author Andrew Rockwell
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Contributors rockwell15
Tags company, feed, latest, linkedin, News, posts, recent, update, updates
  1. company-updates-for-linkedin screenshot 1

    An example feed of the default styling for the plugin

  2. company-updates-for-linkedin screenshot 2

    Screenshot of the admin area for the plugin

Installation & Activation

  1. Download plugin
  2. Unzip plugin on computer
  3. Add unzipped folder to /wp-content/plugins/

OR

  1. Go to your admin area and select Plugins -> Add new from the menu
  2. Search for "Company Updates for LinkedIn"
  3. Click install

  4. Activate the plugin in the 'Plugins' menu in the admin area

  5. Go to Tools -> 'LinkedIn Company Updates' to configure

Using the Plugin

  1. After installing "LinkedIn Company Updates", go to developer.linkedin.com

  2. Click on "My Apps" & Sign in with your LinkedIn account. Create one if needed

  3. Click on "Create Application" & Fill out the required forms

  4. Copy the Client ID & Client secret to the plugin settings fields

  5. Then copy the redirect URL on the plugins settings page

  6. And paste under OAuth 2.0 Authentication redirect URLs then click "Add"

  7. Check "rw_company_admin" (Above the OAuth 2.0 field) and click update (at the bottom of the form)

  8. Add CSS classes for the feed container & items if you plan on custom design

  9. Add the company ID

  10. Save the plugin options

  11. Click "Regenerate Access Token"

  12. Enter LinkedIn information and click "Allow Access"

  13. Copy the shortcode from the bottom of the page & paste it into any page visual editor.

Version 1.5 - 12/11/16

  • Moved javascript to it's own file
  • Added versioning to scripts
  • Fixed javascript shortcode generation bugs
  • Improved user flow
  • Fixed image stretch issue
  • Added company intro
  • Improved css

Version 1.4.3 - 5/10/16

  • Fixed function bug
  • Fixed stray string bug

Version 1.4.2 - 5/8/16

  • Changed image functionality

Version 1.4.1 - 4/6/16

  • Fixed image bug

Version 1.4 - 4/6/16

  • Added cURL fallback & error message if allow_url_fopen is disabled as well

Version 1.3 - 3/20/16

  • Added debugging helpers/ error messages
  • Posts open in new tab
  • Images now appear in feed
  • All Links are now clickable
  • Neatened up the code just a bit

Version 1.2.3 - 12/31/15

  • Added cross browser CSS support

Version 1.2 - 12/31/15

  • Added responsive styling
  • Added PHP functionality
  • Added date of expiration for token
  • Added error messages

  • Fixed potential CSS selector bug

Version 1.1 - 12/30/15

  • Added default styling

  • Fixed access token bug

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Version 1.5.3

Requires WordPress version: 3.5 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 12 Dec 2016

Date Added: 17 Dec 2015

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