Content Sources Feature
This is a great new feature designed to make posting stories easier for you!
Simply connect the Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Wordpress Blog, or RSS Feed of your choosing and when new stories are made available you will be able to easily create a post to send to your users.
Follow the directions below to get started.
Setup of Content Source
First, navigate to Get In Touch and then Content Sources
Then, Click on the + Add Content Source button and you will be asked what type of Content you would like to add
You will be able to configure the Content Source for any one or all 3 of the options above.
Just add the URL, Page or Account and Click the Verify button.
By enabling the checkbox, posts can be created from stories.
This will happen after the initial fetch of stories is completed.
They then will be fully built out and placed in an Incomplete Status in Post on your dashboard.
Once the Content Source is created there are 4 actions you can take:
View Stories - You will be able to see all available stories and convert them to a post or remove the story.
Fetch Stories - Updates your content source with any new stories posted from that source
Disable/Enable Post Generation - This setting allows you to enable or disable the auto generation - if enabled new created fetched stories will have posts auto generated at the beginning of every hour.
Inactivate - No stories will be fetched and the only actions available are View Stories and Activate
View Stories Statuses
There are 5 different statuses that could be displayed when in the View Stories Grid.
If you hover over each of the status there will be a informative description text displayed.
Needs Review - This status will be set if the Auto Generate Posts is set to Enabled, but the post needs to be reviewed and scheduled. If the Auto Generate Posts is Disabled this status will occur after you click Action > Convert to Post and a post is generated from the story.
Ready! - This status is visible when Auto Generate Post has been Disabled for Content Story entries, visit Action > Convert to a Post to create a post from this story.
Post Scheduled! - When a story is converted to a scheduled post in the future you will see this status.
Post Sent! - A converted story to a post is sent to users.
Issue Creating Post - If a story does not have an image and title associated with it, this status will be displayed and a post will not be created. However, the post can be created manually by an admin in the Get In Touch section.