Transform Tags to Hashtags When Tweeting Blog Posts
I already syndicate Red Beard University to Twitter via Zapier.
But I would like to include my tags as hashtags in my tweet.
Here’s the old Zap:
Yep, it also pings Facebook and LinkedIn.
Here’s the guts of the Twitter action:
Note that it says Description and not Title in the first merge area. That’s wrong and was making my Tweets look lame.
Here’s the new Actions in the Zap:
I’ve used Formatter by Zapier three times to take the “Raw Category” and split it in to three separate data points.
Because I start my Zap with RSS, Category is lumped in with Tags. If I started it with WordPress as the Trigger, I could work with just the tags. But I don’t mind having the Category as a hashtag, so it is fine.
Here is my new tweet:
I’ve corrected Description to Title and added three hashtags.
Now my tweet will contain the category and the first two tags as hashtags.
Here’s the live tweet: