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

Callum Macdonald lists.automattic.com at callum-macdonald.com
Fri May 4 11:33:11 GMT 2007

Hi Sabin,

Hahahaha, I'm not designing it for spam purposes. I regularly cross post 
to a few blogs because we're running Blogs instead of Planets, so this 
plugin will make that a little easier.

Thanks for the feedback, I guess a cookie might be the answer...



Sabin Iacob wrote:
> 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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