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Posting automatically from del.icio.us to Textpattern
Setup: Go to http://del.icio.us/settings/youraccount/daily, and click on “add a new thingy”.
Here’s the settings that are working for me:
job_name: whatever makes sense :) —mine is “Textpattern”
out_name: I created a new account, just for del.icio.us blog posting, and gave it Freelancer status, meaning this login can only post articles. The display name for this Textpattern account is “Carla @ del.icio.us”.
out_pass: password for the above Textpattern account
out_url: http://www.yourdomain.com/yourtextpatterndirectory/xmlrpcs.php (source for this mod: textpattern.org/mods/225/xrt)
out_time: My understanding is that this setting is GMT time, only as a digit. When I set mine to 0, the post was published at 21:00 EST.
out_blog_id: This is the name of the Textpattern section for these posts.
out_cat_id: This is the number of the category under which you wish to post.
For this id number, just hover your mouse over the desired -section/-category, and the correct number will be the end of the tooltipped URI.
the outputted CSS, for styling:
ul class = delicious
div classes = delicious-link, delicious-tags, delicious-extended
Hope this helps someone!
edit: after playing with my configuration, I discovered that Textpattern prefers the actual short name of the section, rather than its numerical ID. Sorry about that.
Also, just as an aside, if you set up a Freelancer account exactly the way I did, you will have to approve posts, since they will come through as Pending.
note, Feb. 8, 2006: The XMLRPC hack/mod can now be accomplished via a plugin: http://grauhirn.org/patterntext/gho_xmlrpc Enjoy!
Archived [?]: outdated. replaced by gho_xmlrpc