[wp-hackers] GSoC 2011
eric at eam.me
Tue Mar 15 20:08:53 UTC 2011
That looks like a significant amount of API work, but I can definitely see
the value in that kind of integration. Do you have any experience working
with the Google API?
I'm also concerned about trying to integrate with *all* of the Google Apps
systems. Particularly since you seem to be targeting UI functions and not
just integrating the Google UI. The Gmail integration by itself would be
fairly heavy ... you're basically proposing to build a webmail client into
WordPress that uses Gmail to send/receive messages. So while you have a
fairly robust list of features, I'm wondering just how feasible it is for a
On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 12:29 PM, aditya sharma
<sharmaaditya333 at gmail.com>wrote:
> *Hey All*
> *My GSoC 2011 proposal is as:*
> Please do have a look..
> The Project aims to build a package of modules to Completely integrate
> Google Apps with Wordpress. The project aims to build :
> - Google Apps user Management in Wordpress.
> - Enhanced Integration of Google Apps ( Gmail, Google Calendar, Google
> docs, Google Spreadsheet, Google Form ( part of spreadsheet ) )
> *Description : Google Apps integration in Wordpress*
> My Goal is to make a package of modules , to Integrate Google Apps in a
> manner , which increases the functionality and simplifies the ease of
> management of Wordpress , concerning the organization who are using
> Wordpress and Google apps , or may Use in Future. My aim comprises of 2 sub
> goals :
> - *Google Apps User Account management :*
> This part aims to Provide an easy and flexible management of Google Apps
> account from Wordpress. All the user account management is done using
> Provisioning API v2 .
> 1. User Accounts
> - Add User Account
> 1. User Account can be added by Uploading an Spreadsheet of
> First name, Last name, and Random password.
> 2. Ldap Integration : An Extension module of Ldap module , If
> user details ( First name , last name and secondary email)
> can be retrieved
> from LDAP structure .
> 3. The normal way : User can himself Enter Details and Fill in
> Desired Email-ID, while registering.
> - Delete User Account : Admin can Delete User who are members of a
> Google App Group mapped to his role in Wordpress.
> - Update User Account Details
> - Retrieve User Account Details
> 2. Nick Names
> - Add Nicknames
> - Delete Nicknames Account
> - Update Nicknames Account
> - Retrieve Nicknames Account Details
> 3. Groups
> - Add Groups According to Roles : Groups of Google Apps mapped to
> roles in Wordpress. For eg. : while registering , if a
> Student registers and
> has a role *student*, and similarly teachers. the Google apps
> accounts could be groups into 2 type also , students and
> teachers, hence
> mapping Google apps account with Wordpress role.
> - Delete Groups : Admin can delete group mapped to a role
> - Update Groups
> - Retrieve Groups Details
> - Add Members to Groups based or role. Admin can also disable this
> Role mapping property.
> 4. Registration Process : A sub-module of Registration module to
> enable User to register for Google Apps Also , while going through the
> registration process of Wordpress. For example. User could be asked
> Desired email-id and then, his New email-id ( Of Google Apps )
> and randomly
> Generated password will be mailed to the secondary email of user Or
> Displayed there it self. The desired password can also be
> enabled from admin
> 5. User profile : A CCK field of type Gapp Email id , Nick name Added
> in Profile page. All the Details like, Email, Nickname, Group
> stored in The
> modules database
> - *Google Apps Direct Integration :*
> This part comprises of integrating the Google apps ( Gmail, docs,
> spreadsheet, calendar, only . There are other google apps also ) with
> Wordpress .
> 1. Gmail
> - Block of List of Mails in inbox.( Semi-expandable preview of mail
> content, sender, date and time. Customizable from Admin page
> ) On opening
> mails from the block it-self, open the Inbox with the mail
> right there. (
> user Does not need to Login in his Google Apps gmail Account
> separately , if
> SSO is On , Else the Apps gmail login will appears for
> - To show "Read and unread" Or "unread" mails can be configured
> from Admin page.
> 2. Docs
> - Block of List Of Google docs with document type display also.
> - Create, Delete and Download any document from the block.
> - Google Apps Docs homePage Link on the Profile page.
> 3. Spreadsheet
> - Export The CSV / XLS format Result of Webform module to Google
> Spreadsheets. hence It is then be edited online, share and
> published too.
> - List of Spreadsheet Already available in the Block as Above
> 4. Calendar
> - Block of Google Calendar. The Display can be administered based
> on features like, Agenga, month-wise, week-wise
> - Manage the Calendar under a Google Apps account, or other that
> are always embedded. Keep a record of each embedded calendar
> and type of
> display it is currently. Change the calendar settings from
> admin page of
> module, without going back to Google calendar, and
> re-embedding with new
> - Embed an Event Publisher button for any event in Google Calendar.
> Its is similar to Skype's -> make a call <- button, which add
> a particular
> event to your calendar. ( in future , it this feature can be
> integrated with
> Wordpress events and Wordpress calendar ). Admin can Keep a
> track of all the
> event publisher button put on any page.
> 5. Other
> - Manage embedded *Google Spreadsheet form, Presentation* ( Google
> docs , PDF and not embeddable currently, though Published web page
> embedded, which can be worked around in future ) in Wordpress
> . Insert Any
> where and keep a track of location of each form ( i.e. node (
> URL ) , where
> it is embedded ). Directly Get the result of the webform
> downloaded from the
> admin page in form of spreadsheet , Or go to live spreadsheet
> Or go the
> respective presentation.
> - Add an Upload i.e " Open as Google Docs " link just aside any
> attached file ( document, spreadsheet, presentation) .
> Wordpress will check
> the size of attachment, just before requesting it for upload.
> can enable/disable this property. ( In future, admin could
> also set the
> "Open as google docs " functionality available specifically
> usable for a
> document type , or by a specific Wordpress role . )
> Warm Regards
> Aditya Sharma
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