4 ways to integrate Scoop.it with WordPress

Before we even launched our public version, we recognized that a lot of content curators were also occasional or regular bloggers and started to offer ways to integrate with WordPress – the leading blogging platform. Since then, we’ve seen a lot of our users leverage this integration as well as more and more of our Enterprise clients wanting to combine content curation through Scoop.it and the CMS capabilities of WordPress for their sites. So we’ve multiplied the ways you could integrate with a WordPress site or blog and including the recent addition of the Scoop.it plugin for WordPress for our Enterprise clients.

So here’s a recap of the many ways you can integrate Scoop.it with WordPress to build the greatest content hubs:

1. Share your curated scoops as WordPress posts

Simply connect your WordPress account to Scoop.it here and turn any of your scoops into a WordPress post with just one click.

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The behavior is the same as with any other sharing destinations that you can attach to Scoop.it to feed your online presence: once connected, you can decide to share your curated piece of content as a WordPress post either as you publish your scoop or later on, once it’s published.

By default, your WordPress post will include the permalink of your scoop on your Scoop.it page but with our Pro version, you can have that post link back directly to the original content.

2. Highlight your latest curated scoops in a WordPress widget

The Scoop.it iframe widget is not specific to WordPress but you can easily use it to showcase your latest scoops in the margin of your WordPress blog as we do on the Scoop.it blog:

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Various parameters of the widget can be used to adjust its size and the reading experience: check them out here. The Scoop.it widget is free for all users to use.

3. Integrate your Scoop.it Business pages through an HTML navigation header

Scoop.it Business lets you integrate your curated topics to any web site – including a WordPress one – in a couple of ways: first, you can host the pages on subdomains (e.g.: news.mydomain.com); second, you can add HTML to your topics’ headers. In particular, you can replicate your WordPress’ navigation banner on your Scoop.it pages (here on some templates on how to do this). By doing so, your Scoop.it pages will now participate to your site’s SEO and will look and feel like they’re part of your site.

Here’s some great examples of integrations you can perform with either Scoop.it Business or Scoop.it Enterprise.

4. Embed your curated scoops as a WordPress page

Companies using Scoop.it have made it clear they wanted a full white-label way of using Scoop.it by integrating their curated content wherever they wanted to. This is what we’ve delivered for some time now through our API which gives our Enterprise client total flexibility in doing so. The API is great and has enabled companies like Reed Midem, Orange, Open Garden or RingCentral to perform awesome integrations of their Scoop.it content. The API however requires coding skills and resources which is why we’re happy to now introduce the Scoop.it plugin for WordPress which essentially cuts down any development work while allowing a gorgeous integration of your curated content as a new WordPress page.

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The Scoop.it plugin for WordPress also gives you flexibility in the way you integrate your curated content: you can aggregate multiple topics into one page or add a page for each of your topics. For a demo of our Enterprise version, here’s where to sign up.

Since your beginnings, we’ve designed Scoop.it as an open platform to build and feed your online presence with great curated content. We think the above list gives you plenty of options to leverage WordPress if you have already invested on that platform. We’d love to hear your thoughts on what you think of the above integrations as well as other integrations we should consider building.

About Guillaume Decugis

Co-Founder & CEO of Scoopit. Entrepreneur (Musiwave, Goojet). Skier. Gamer. Blogging without blogging here: http://scoop.it/u/gdecugis
  • Carlos

    Does this work for all versions of Word Press or only the self-hosted sites?

    • mdlr

      No it does not work in all versions of Word Press

    • Helene from Scoop.it

      Hi Carlos, sorry for the late answer. It works for self-hosted site only.

    • scoopit

      To be clear on what @helenefromscoopit:disqus specified, #4 works only for self-hosted WordPress sites as WordPress.com doesn’t allow but a handful of plugins. However, #1, #2 and #3 work on both WordPress.com and self-hosted sites.

  • Steve Cassady

    This is great as I build my new WordPress site.

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  • Ana Lucia Amaral

    It is great! Thanks Guillaume Decugis!!!
    Isso é excelente! Obrigada Guillaume Decugis!!! :)

    • Guest

      What Abdul Qoyyuum said “What about Blogger”

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  • http://fashionandre.pl/ Fashion Andre

    Thanks, sounds great, I’m going to try this feature immediately :)

  • Mark Isero

    Great post. The widget especially is the best I’ve seen out there. So clean and easy.

  • http://www.qoyyuum.me/ Abdul Qoyyuum

    What about Blogger?

    • scoopit

      #2 and #3 would also work on Blogger: have you tried them @qoyyuum:disqus @TreasuredPatterns:disqus?

  • Lauralee

    What Abdul Qoyyuum said “What about Blogger”?

  • Tarek Demiati

    Is there a way to tag post in scoop it and get those tags back in the WordPress integration and as a menu filter ?

    • scoopit

      @tarekdemiati:disqus not at the moment though this can be built using our API as part of our Enterprise version. If you’d like to discuss this, shoot us an email: business at scoop.it

  • Papagaio No Brasil

    My WordPress account stopped to link my scoop-it news, though I am connected (scoop-it to wordpress). How can I solve this problem?

    • scoopit

      Can you send us the details (wordpress site url, scoop.it url, screenshot of your sharing options in the Scoop.it settings menu) at http://feedback.scoop.it ? We’re there to help and give you support. Thanks.

  • http://www.investincotedazur.com Team Côte d’Azur

    Would you have any example of method 1 (share as posts) and method 4 (embed as a page)?

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    Looking forward to this helping SEO and our http://www.edition1.co.uk clients.

  • http://apologeticacatolicablog.blogspot.com.br/ Thiago Santos de Moraes

    In WordPress.com we can only use the scoop.it feed in a RSS widget.

    • scoopit

      Solutions 1, 2 and 3 actually work on WordPress.com @Thiago_Santos_de_Moraes:disqus: let us know at http://feedback.scoop.it if you’re having any problems implementing them so we don’t miss your support request.

      • http://apologeticacatolicablog.blogspot.com.br/ Thiago Santos de Moraes

        I don´t think so. How we can use solution 2 in wordpress.com?

  • https://www.virtualvenues.com/reg/view.php?id=115625 IT Offshoring

    wordpress is more complicated than disqus and that is the reason why disqus getting more popularity among all the bloggers.

  • Peter

    As Thiago says, option 2 does not seem to work with WordPress, because WordPress does not allow iframe codes for security reasons. If you have managed to use it on your WordPress blog could you tell us how you did it? Thanks

  • Hamish Eady

    As Thiago says, choice 2 does not seem to perform with WordPress platforms, because WordPress platforms does not allow iframe requirements for protection factors. If you have handled to use it on your WordPress platforms weblog could you tell us how you did it? Thanks

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  • Federico Borobio

    If I hire the professional plan
    Which way to integration with wordpress can I use?

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