Connect to WordPress on Zapier
1. Download Zapier WordPress plugin
Before you get started creating a Zap with WordPress, you’ll need to install the Zapier WordPress plugin.
- First, navigate to Add New in the plugin dashboard in WordPress.
- Search for Zapier for WordPress.
- Click Install Now.
- Activate the plugin on the plugin dashboard.
More details are available on the plugin Installation instructions.
2. Creating a user account for Zapier (optional)
Before connecting your WordPress account, Zapier suggests creating a dedicated user for Zapier. For this user, choose Editor to grant sufficient access or choose Admin if you need Zapier to perform all actions on your website.
3. Connecting WordPress to Zapier
WordPress uses session authentication to authenticate your account on Zapier.
Required authentication fields
- Base URL
About WordPress's app
|Are self-hosted or cloud-hosted accounts supported?
|Both self- and cloud-hosted accounts
|Is a paid WordPress plan required?
|You must be on a Creator plan on Wordpress.com in order to install the Zapier plugin. However, the Zapier plugin in Wordpress.org is free to install.
|Are any special account permissions required?
|Are there usage limits?
|Are there pagination limits?
|Do trigger samples use real data from your account or generic data?
|Real trigger samples
|Are custom fields supported?
|Do update actions overwrite or append to existing data?
|Overwrite existing data
|Is there any additional info?