How to Code to Insert WordPress Posts into Your Website
There are many ways to integrate WordPress posts into your website. You can either manually enter the content using HTML tags or you can use a third party tool to automatically populate your posts with content from a WordPress blog.
This blog post will teach you two methods for automatically including WordPress content into your website.
The Manual Approach
If you’re tech-savvy and enjoy using HTML or PHP to manually enter content into your website, you can integrate WordPress posts into your website using a couple of different methods.
The first and most popular method is to use a free tool from the WordPress team called “Sync” to synchronize your content with the Blogger platform. For a long time, this was the only way to integrate WordPress posts into a website. But that was before the days of AI-powered scrapbooks. Today, with thousands of third-party tools to choose from, there’s more than one option for making your posts available on your website.
The major downside to this method is that you need to have a working knowledge of code to properly use Sync. Additionally, you need to have a pretty high server space to host all of the blogs you’re importing. Lastly, you need to understand how to manually maintain and update the content once it’s been imported.
The Automated Approach
A second, more modern method of integrating WordPress posts into your website is to use a service called “Automattic’s Jetpack.” Jetpack is one of the most popular free WordPress plugins that allows you to automatically import content from various sources into your website. For example, you can pull in content from your own WordPress blog, your Instagram account, or even a YouTube channel.
Jetpack was originally built for use with Tumblr, but it’s now a standalone product. One of the best things about Jetpack is that it makes integrating and automating content into your site very easy. All you need to do is install the plugin and connect your various accounts. From there, you can configure exactly how you want content to be displayed on your site. You can either choose to have each post displayed under a separate widget or you can have them all displayed in a single block.
The best thing about this approach is that it doesn’t require any code knowledge. Simply install the plugin and connect your various accounts. From there, you can set the rules and templates that the plugin will use to pull in content from your various sources into your website. You don’t need to worry about how to properly format or style the content because the plugin will take care of all that for you.
If you’re looking for a free solution that will automatically pull in content from your favorite blogs and websites, and then display it on your site, Jetpack is a great option. And if you want to learn more, their documentation is very good and they offer a free trial so you can see how the plugin works before you decide to buy it.
The Best of Both Worlds
If you’d like to integrate content from both your own WordPress blog and a third-party blog that you enjoy reading without having to set up two separate blogs, you can use the automated approach and then manually enter the content into your website. For example, you can use a tool like HubSpot to connect with your WordPress blog and then manually enter the content from your blog into HubSpot.
So, in summary, to automatically include WordPress posts into your website using an automated approach, you’ll need the following tools:
- a WordPress blog
- a third-party blog that you enjoy reading
- an Instagram account
- a Twitter account
- a Facebook account
Once you have those tools connected, you can use the automated approach to pull in content from your various accounts and then display it on your site. A great place to learn more is the WordPress documentation which is surprisingly good and you’ll only need a basic understanding of HTML to properly use it.