[wp-hackers] Posting HTML formatted content with XML-RPC

Chris Lott chris.lott at gmail.com
Wed Jan 11 20:46:43 GMT 2006

On 1/11/06, Owen Winkler <ringmaster at midnightcircus.com> wrote:
> Try using the IXR Client and see if that works ok for you.
> Still...  Having looked through the IXR library, can anyone confirm that
> encoded entities passed in XMLRPC values are properly decoded?  The
> XML-RPC spec seems to imply that entities in XML should be decoded by
> the RPC server, which kind of makes sense.  If it's not doing that, it
> should.

It doesn't seem to be, but then it MUST be because with other clients
the HTML comes through fine. Here is code using the IXR library and I
am getting the same result... HTML entities in the post:

$client = new IXR_Client('');

if (!$client->query('blogger.newPost', '', '', 'admin', 'chrislottt',
statement</strong></p>', 1)) {
   die('An error occurred -

echo $client->getResponse();

Chris Lott

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