[wp-hackers] Re: blog by email, locally

Uwe Brauer oub at mat.ucm.es
Wed Aug 16 19:34:48 GMT 2006

>>>>> "Aubrey" == Aubrey Kilian <aubreykilian at gmail.com> writes:

   Aubrey> Hey,
   >> Now I would prefer to post a blog via email using my favourite
   >> mail client. Since everything is local on my machine, the
   >> question arises can't I use the smtp and pop3 server of my
   >> machine which would send the blog?

   Aubrey> Surely you can just set the wordpress blog by email pickup
   Aubrey> settings to be localhost? That should pick up from a local
   Aubrey> pop3 account if you've set your pop3 server up to accept
   Aubrey> connections from localhost...

Thanks, it seems that for some bizarre reason my localhost is blocked.
Anyhow I tried to use my gmail account instead, but it seems that 
the 995 port (pop+ssl) does not work for wordpress. Am I correct?


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