[wp-xmlrpc] Query regarding wp.getPages

Joseph Scott joseph at randomnetworks.com
Wed Mar 5 02:56:28 GMT 2008

On Feb 21, 2008, at 10:09 AM, Joseph Scott wrote:

> On Feb 21, 2008, at 4:05 AM, Srinivas wrote:
>> Hi Joseph,
>> Thanks for the wp.getPages fix. I am facing no more problems with  
>> re-direction now.
>> But Now, I have a different problem with respect to WordPress Pages.
>> As per my understaning, each of the WordPress 'Pages', unlike  
>> regular blog posts, can have a different template. And, the  
>> WordPress web console helps the user to choose the template he  
>> wants to use for the Page being edited.
>> In our product, we allow the user to edit the Pages and we want to  
>> allow the user to choose template for the Page as he can do it in  
>> the WordPress web console.
>> I have some questions on how I can achieve this:
>> How can I get the list of Templates available for the user to  
>> choose from? Is there any wp.* API for that?
> There isn't one currently, but we could add one.   
> wp.getPageTemplates perhaps?
>> Once I get the List, If an user selects a template, which XMLRPC  
>> API would help me in updating this information - wp.editPage seems  
>> to have no field to capture the details of the template - correct  
>> me if I am wrong.
>> Please help me to resolve this problem.
> Adding a page_template field to wp.editPage could accommodate that.   
> This field could also be provided wp.getPage and friends.
> Please write up these ideas in a ticket at http:// 
> trac.wordpress.org/.  If you have any patches that would be great,  
> if not, that is fine too.  We are pushing towards a release next  
> month and I'm trying to get another project finished up so I don't  
> have a good timeline on when these features would go in.  We'll do  
> our best.

I  haven't seen a ticket for this and I didn't want to loose track of  
this idea, so I created ticket 6098 (http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/6098 

Joseph Scott
joseph at randomnetworks.com

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