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  1. Frank Steiner
    Frank Steiner August 6, 2012 at 22:12 | | Reply

    Jean,

    If blog owner using those plugins add some value to the article and use the post excerpt, this is fine. However, majority of people using those plugins plan to steal the content. This makes it difficult for the original content owner to get the benefits as search engines sometimes have difficulty in figuring out who owns the content.

  2. Ayman Aboulnasr
    Ayman Aboulnasr August 7, 2012 at 10:51 | | Reply

    Hi Jean,
    (you’re more than welcome to put my reply into a post rather than this long comment if you wish) 🙂

    Thank you very much for featuring LatestWP on this article. I was really happy when I read the article on my RSS feed and I would like to respond to your questions. (Note, this might be a long reply, so bare with me please!) 🙂

    – A short introduction to the idea behind LatestWP
    LatestWP, Latest on WordPress is a website that aims to be a central daily visiting destination for any WordPress related people, i.e. bloggers, users, developers, designers…etc.

    The idea behind the website that started on October 2010 is so simple. Providing a single place for all the best WordPress related articles. LatestWP visitors will find the best (and only the best) WordPress resources from all over the internet in one place. To be more specific, they will find “links” to the best WordPress resources online such as, Tutorials, Free and Premium Themes, Free and Premium Plugins, Reviews, and much more. So one can think of it as a WordPress Digg! Although with the latest Digg sinking thins may not the best example hahah!

    – How are articles get featured on LatestWP?
    There are actually two ways for articles to make their way up to the website.

    1- Article Submission: When an author writes something interesting in WordPress and would like to notify the world about his writing, they usually come to the website and submit their articles using the following link:
    http://www.latestwp.com/submit/

    Or, somebody read an interesting related WordPress stuff and would like to share it with others, so they submit those articles to LatestWP.

    Once I receive an article submission, I analyze it carefully, if it is of a super quality and will be useful to our readers base, then I add a link to the article to our feed with a short description, and a score that is based on many factors that differ depending on the submission (i.e. a tutorial, a new plugin or theme, a freebie, a news story…etc)

    2- RSS Feed Readers & Emailed Saved Google Search
    This was not the case from day one. Actually it started with using a auto RSS feed plugin called FeedWordPress which would read many RSS feeds and create corresponding posts waiting for the my moderation. However, after a while, I decided that this route will not add any value to the whole process. So after only a couple of weeks since the website launch I’ve decided to dump the plugin and go the manual way. Yes this might seem a bit awkward, but I’ve decided that there must be a human touch in the whole process. So what happens next? I started collecting the best WordPress RSS feed links into my lovely RSS feed reader and on daily basis for almost two years now, I go through them one by one. Only the best, the Crème de la Crème make their way up to be featured.

    So far, as of writing this reply I have manually reviewed over 2000 articles of the best WordPress resources the human race has produced. A goldmine of WordPress super goodies. I have also written LatestWP’s own content including news, reviews and more.
    http://www.latestwp.com/category/our-blog/

    We have a wonderful users base of over 5000 people spanning across Twitter, Facebook, RSS readers, and Google+ and growing.

    – The future of LatestWP
    As you may imagine, if I didn’t have a passion for WordPress I wouldn’t have spent that time doing what I love the most, reading almost anything written on WordPress. This will never change. Long ago, I have decided that the whole process must stay manual. However I would like to expand it in so many ways. So, if you may allow me Jean, if anybody shares the same passion for WordPress and would like to join in, they’re more than welcome to drop me a line and I would be more than happy to have them on board. Actually a dear friend of mine, Sufyan bin Uzayr is actually joining in LatestWP editorial staff in the coming few days.

    I would also like to increase the original content that LatestWP produces. so far, only 50+ articles were written, so I would like to increase the ratio of LatestWP’s own content by double at least within the coming few weeks.

    I would also like to add a forum where people can speak their minds out about their interaction with WordPress, the problems they might be facing, or simply anything related to WordPress.

    I would also like to start a WordPress Websites Gallery, where people can view and submit beautiful WordPress websites explaining how they utilized WordPress in a unique way here or their and starting a debate about each website.

    On the pipeline I’ll also start testing the water making free themes through LatestWP or by others. I have already started a few ideas and in the coming few weeks I will release it to our wonderful readers.

    One last feature is actually a little secret but I will reveal it within a few months that hopefully will help the WordPress community to produce better themes quality. But that’s another story!

    Thank you very much for giving me the opportunity to reply. Questions and comments are most welcome!

    Regards,

    Ayman

  3. rocktivity
    rocktivity August 21, 2013 at 23:40 | | Reply

    Great article. All of your selections presented their products in a comprehensive way, and one even offered a mini-user manual. Consequently, I have decided which of the plugins best suits my needs.

  4. tariq
    tariq September 11, 2013 at 15:52 | | Reply

    hello sir
    i want to ask what is the best auto-blogged to use if i want to get 10 post and i have 100 RSS feed URL with spacing time between them is 5 minutes also with full text
    please can u help me because i have now AutoBlogged product but it does not meet my criteria

    1. rocktivity
      rocktivity September 25, 2013 at 17:42 | | Reply

      Sounds like WP Robot’s RSS and Article modules would be your best bet. You’d have to convert your 100 RSS feeds into a list with one of them on each line.

  5. Dare
    Dare January 25, 2014 at 09:43 | | Reply

    Thank you for the information here. Ever since I switched to WordPress my website has not generated the amount of visitors I used to have. My Google rank was 3 but barely ranked 1 now. I have been desperately looking for something to really help my blog and found this post today. I will try the autoblogged and hope for good results. Thank you again.

  6. widzzOremo
    widzzOremo March 24, 2015 at 04:55 | | Reply

    Hi Jean, I installed the WP RSS Aggregator core plugin but the ‘RSS Aggregator’ option does not appear neither on my dashboard menu or the settings options. How do I fix this?

  7. Josh Miller
    Josh Miller July 18, 2015 at 01:32 | | Reply

    IFTTT is a free service that allows you to autoblog without any plugins or any other paid addons.

  8. Amini Jassim
    Amini Jassim July 22, 2015 at 18:25 | | Reply

    Hello thank you for the post .. very useful
    I justed wanted to ask for some help .. I am using wp-robot but it doesn’t show the entire post .. it shows only an excerpts with no pics no videos .. so sad tnx for helping 🙂

  9. Seattle Web Works
    Seattle Web Works August 7, 2015 at 11:56 | | Reply

    I personally have been using WP Robot on my websites. It’s a great plugin but it can be tricky to use. I really haven’t found a autoblogging plugin that does exactly what I need…

    1. Mark Zahra
      Mark Zahra August 10, 2015 at 15:35 | | Reply

      Hi, have you given WP RSS Aggregator a go? You can try out the free demo for its Advanced Feeds Bundle here: http://www.wprssaggregator.com/demo-feed-post/

      You can check out what others have created with it in the showcase: http://www.wprssaggregator.com/showcase/

  10. tommybc
    tommybc November 2, 2015 at 07:53 | | Reply

    Does WP Robot lack anything that WP RSS Aggregator has?

    1. Mark Zahra
      Mark Zahra November 3, 2015 at 04:53 | | Reply

      Hi Tommy, while WP Robot provides content from a number of sources, WP RSS Aggregator allows you to import content from any valid RSS feeds you want, no matter the topic or source. You’re free to test out the Advanced Feeds Bundle Demo (link below) to see its full potential 🙂

      http://demo.wprssaggregator.com/

  11. wordpress theme
    wordpress theme January 14, 2016 at 15:18 | | Reply

    i think is better a fresh content than a scraped content … try to make your own articles or posts even pages than steal others ! 🙂

    1. Mark Zahra
      Mark Zahra January 15, 2016 at 02:56 | | Reply

      Hi there, why did you assume that using a plugin such as WP RSS Aggregator is stealing content? While I agree that creating your own content is always a good idea, there aren’t always the time or resources available. The idea when using such a plugin is not to steal anyone’s content and make it your own, but rather to add more value to their content and your own website. The links or posts imported onto your site should always credit the original author and source.

      A couple of good examples of this are WP News Desk and Travel Blogger Community, both of which make use of the WP RSS Aggregator plugin and its add-ons.

  12. Purushottam Kadam
    Purushottam Kadam January 15, 2016 at 05:51 | | Reply

    is it safe to use i mean what if google caught and penalised

    1. Mark Zahra
      Mark Zahra January 18, 2016 at 10:42 | | Reply
  13. Louisa Goldstone-Smith
    Louisa Goldstone-Smith February 7, 2016 at 11:07 | | Reply

    Hi, i looked at the 3 links above and it didn’t mention whether we should no index the page with the ‘duplicate’ content and whether the links out are no index to be safe or not? Thanks for the info though, this looks promising!

    1. Mark Zahra
      Mark Zahra February 10, 2016 at 05:08 | | Reply

      Hi Louisa, while WP RSS Aggregator itself doesn’t control the aspects of robots handling, you can use plugins like Yoast SEO for that. The decision as to whether to noindex imported posts or not is up to you, however there would be little business value for those posts if you decide to do so.

      While there are the benefits to allowing the index of so-called “duplicate” content, there are also the risks, which is why we offer the services of SpinnerChief and WordAi through additional add-ons.

      Of course, we don’t encourage anyone to duplicate anyone else’s content, which is why our settings always include the option of crediting the original source or even limiting the amount of content imported so as not to copy full posts. If you have further questions please feel free to contact us.

  14. katyapencheva
    katyapencheva February 25, 2016 at 09:03 | | Reply

    You perhaps missed FeedWordPress, a deeply versatile plugin.

  15. simo-wp
    simo-wp September 25, 2016 at 11:27 | | Reply

    you know a plug-in that creates Articles post on facebook wp? … Thanks? ….. Currently on the 4.6.1 version of wp I have not found even one that functions ok? let me ….. thanks know

  16. Andy
    Andy November 6, 2016 at 04:06 | | Reply

    All these plugins are rather simplistic and Google will penalize sites that just scrape from RSS feeds. If you want to try a real auto blogging solution, try ARGO content generator! I use it since about 2012 and it works great. Its a desktop application that lets you remotely control WordPress, install themes/plugins and of course creates content with images and video. The text is scraped from article directories and spinned internally with its own synonym and phrase database. Its honestly the most advanced SEO tool i have ever seen! I use it mainly to create my PBN’s, so if you look for a real powerful auto blogging solution that can post to many blogs at once, then try ARGO!

    1. Mark Zahra
      Mark Zahra November 7, 2016 at 06:41 | | Reply

      Hey Andy, in what way is, for example, WP RSS Aggregator simplistic? It’s got a bucket-load of features for your autoblogging solution, and you can easily use WordAi or SpinnerChief add-ons if you really want to spin the content.

      I never recommend scraping others content and using it all for yourself. The best thing to do is to either link directly to the original sources from the titles, or import a snippet of the post to show what it’s about, then link back to the original source.

      This ensures that the original author gets the deserved credit for their work, rather than just spinning it all into your own version and taking full credit for it.

      You also mentioned that it “can post to many blogs at once” – I didn’t really understand how it works. Would you mind elaborating on it? Does it import the content from multiple sources, or share it to multiple websites?

  17. Alex United States
    Alex United States December 27, 2016 at 18:23 | | Reply

    hi sir i nnot set up WP RSS Aggregator plugin. please help me how to i set up this plugin

    1. Mark Zahra
      Mark Zahra December 28, 2016 at 06:12 | | Reply

      Hey there, I’m the Team Lead for WP RSS Aggregator. Contact us on the link below and we’ll be more than happy to help 🙂

      http://www.wprssaggregator.com/contact/

  18. vishwajith
    vishwajith February 11, 2017 at 19:52 | | Reply

    thanks a lot i was searching for that……nice blog

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