December 2012 Archives

December 5, 2012

Posting to MovableType from ifttt

I use quite a lot to aggregate all the various things I like on the web onto the /elsewhere/ blog but ifttt doesn't natively support MovableType even though it does support Wordpress.  I have contacted them in the past as adding MT compatibility should be trivial, but have so far had no response.  To manage the aggregation, I have been using the PostOffice plugin, but it's messy and has very little control over what gets posted, as either ifttt or gmail are stripping most of the HTML from the email.

So today I made a bridge that will allow anything that insists on WP implementation of xmlrpc to talk to MovableType.  It's a fairly simple solution, merely inserting the blogid and passing everything else on as is.  It works for posting to MovableType, I have yet to test reading posts, but it should be easy enough to tweak if needed.  Code after the jump....

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