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[Orgmode] Re: Org-mode to blog with Drupal/Wordpress?

From: David Engster
Subject: [Orgmode] Re: Org-mode to blog with Drupal/Wordpress?
Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2009 16:39:57 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

David Maus <address@hidden> writes:
> At Wed, 11 Nov 2009 11:19:27 -0500,
> U Avalos wrote:
>> Hi all. I know that there are various packages out there to use org-mode to 
>> publish *websites* but I don't want to reinvent the wheel. Is there a way to 
>> use org-mode to add posts to an existing Drupal or Wordpress site? (I 
>> believe 
>> they both use the same API, that's why I'm mentioning both.) I also know I 
>> can 
>> just cut-and-paste text into the web browser, but that method fails for 
>> images.
>> As a plus, it would be great if I could also edit *existing* posts (even if 
>> using nxtml-mode or html-mode)... but I'm happy if you could just add new 
>> posts...
> As far as I am aware there's no such extension to orgmode right now. A
> fast glance on drupals and wordpress' remote editing capabilities
> shows that they use different APIs but both use xmlrpc. So in theory
> it should be possible as there already is a xml-rpc library for Emacs
> that works according to my experiments with xml-rpc.el quite well.

I'm a bit late on this, but I just tried editing Drupal blogs with
Weblogger-Mode (see http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/WebloggerMode), and
it works right out of the box. I wrote about the details here:


You can also edit existing entries - it's really a great package. I
guess one could hook weblogger directly into orgmode, but manually
exporting to HTML and then doing a quick copy&paste isn't really a big


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