How to configure the VK Api for posting in ADVconsole

Vk is the most popular social network in Russia. Also it is popular in almost all russian speaking countries. VK is similar to Facebook, but has more basic features. There you can create too, pages, groups, share/like content and they have too ads.

Comparing with Facebook, Vk has a more advanced Api with more features. But, they have a strange way to connect accounts for posting. For login the process is easy.

To configure the VK Api for posting in ADVconsole:

  • Go to https://vk.com/apps?act=manage but first login.
  • Create an application(Platform must be Standalone Application).
  • In the Vk a callback is not required.
  • The APP ID and Secure Key should be copied in ADVconsole -> Admin -> User -> Networks -> VK

How to configure VK Communities to publish from ADVconsole

VK Communities for ADVconsole is another network’s class where you can publish new posts, images, videos, links and generate an access token which will be used in all ADVconsole‘s apps where is requested. At this moment this class is supported by the ADVconsole‘s apps Posts, Planner, Stream and by other apps in the future.

To create a VK application:

  • Go to https://vk.com/apps?act=manage but first login.
  • Create an application(Platform must be Standalone Application).
  • In the Vk a callback is not required. 
  • If you have configured already the VK Profiles, don’t need to create a new application. You can use same credentials.
  • The APP ID and Secure Key should be copied in ADVconsole -> Admin -> User -> Networks -> VK Communities