[wp-hackers] Passing messages to the Post Successful screen

Sabin Iacob iacobs at m0n5t3r.info
Fri May 4 11:28:45 GMT 2007

Callum Macdonald wrote:
> I'm writing a plugin to cross post to multiple blogs via XMLRPC. So 
> you write a post on your main blog and based on the categories you 
> choose, it will automatically cross post that to other blogs.

I'm starting to miss the good ol' days when search engine spam was hard 
to do...

> WP uses a redirect from the post submission to the "Post Successful" 
> page, so I'm losing any variables I instantiate in my plugin. Thus, I 
> can't add any messages under that "Post Successful" message. Can 
> anyone suggest an approach to get around this issue? Or a plugin that 
> successfully does it?

for obscure reasons, Wordpress doesn't use sessions, so the next best 
thing for passing around some data is a cookie (as wp_redirect can't do 
custom GET variable filtering (yet?))

> All suggestions appreciated,

please, don't spam... useful stuff is already hard to find, don't make 
it worse!

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