[wp-hackers] Checking for a duplicated post while using XML-RPC WordPress API
alexrayan69 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 24 13:00:35 UTC 2012
Thanks a lot for reply! Yes, I figured I would need to either write my own
method or store a unique field as a meta tag value and then loop through
each post values for that meta key before inserting a new post.
On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 4:56 AM, Marko Heijnen <mailing at markoheijnen.nl>wrote:
> Het Alex,
> There is no good way to do it currently except when you write your own
> XML-RPC method.
> When inserting date through the XML-RPC the client needs to deal with
> this. That is to only good way of doing this.
> This can't really be handled by the database structure because there isn't
> a default way of saying what is duplicated and what is not.
> Op 18 sep. 2012, om 17:04 heeft Alex Rayan <alexrayan69 at gmail.com> het
> volgende geschreven:
> > Hello everyone,
> > I'm trying to come up with the solution to check for a duplicated post
> > entry through XML-RPC WP API (
> > http://codex.wordpress.org/XML-RPC_WordPress_API/Posts#wp.newPost )
> > I use it to insert posts in the blog automatically while getting the
> > external content from the feeds or other databases. The problem is there
> > seem to be no easy or elegant way to check for a duplicated entry unless
> > first get all the posts and check for a duplicated title / description /
> > meta key.
> > I was wondering if anyone came up with a more robust solution to do it.
> > The ideal way would be to have it handled by the database structure
> > checking for duplicated entries. It seems it was never an issue since
> > Wordpress is originally meant for manual entries of each post.
> > Any suggestions would be appreciated.
> > Regards,
> > Alex
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