How to automatically post new ads to Facebook Pages

How to automatically post new ads to Facebook Pages

This tutorial will show you how to setup DJ-Classifieds along with IFTTT to auto-post adverts to Facebook Pages.

The ingredients (what you'll need)

  1. DJ Classifieds Joomla extension -  http://dj-extensions.com/dj-classifieds
  2. Facebook Page -  https://www.facebook.com/help/www/104002523024878
  3. IFTTT account -  https://ifttt.com/

Let's go

First, you need to make sure you have enabled the RSS Feed in DJ-Classifieds extension.

See how to enable the RSS feed in DJ-Classifieds:

  1. Open DJ Classifieds configuration
  2. Open Views tab
  3. Find RSS Feed setting and set it to RSS. 

DJ Classifieds Joomla extension RSS Feed Facebook Pages

 IFTTT Setup

  1. Create an account at IFTTT (or use the one you have already)
  2. Create the recipe


    • once signed in to IFTT click Create
    • as THIS choose Feed
    • choose New feed item
    • Copy the RSS feed address from DJ-Classifieds website:

dj-classifieds-all-cats-rss

  • and paste it in IFTTT Feed URL field
  • Click Create Trigger
  • Click that
  • choose Facebook Pages Action Channel
  • Activate the Facebook Pages Channel (follow FB instructions)
  • Click Done once ready
  • Click Continue to the next step
  • Choose to Create a link post from Action
  • Enter a default message that will appear each time a new ad appears on your page
  • and click Create Action
  • to finalize the process click Create Recipe button
  • IFTTT recipe was created, and new ads will be automatically * posted to your Facebook Page

Final effect - check if it works

  • Add the advert


  • check the effect on your Facebook Page *

Facebook Page with DJ Classifieds ad posted automatically

Notices
  1. *Please note that IFTTT checks your recipes every 15 minutes (sometimes faster) so Facebook Page posts are not instant. You can, however, check if it works instantly clicks the CHECK RECIPE NOW button:  IFTTT
  2. You can create different recipes for different categories. See how you can find RSS Feed for any category in DJ-Classifieds. 

DJ Classifieds RSS Feed from one category

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