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Automating adding projects to GSA SER

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by andrew56, Sep 25, 2013.

  1. andrew56

    andrew56 Newbie

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    Hi, Has anyone had experience with developing or using a product that can automatically add new projects to GSA?

    I have content writers that publish blog posts to multiple sites. I would like to rank for the title of the post but, I dont trust these to log into an SEO VPS and create/configure a new project to drip some links to their newest post. I would rather automate that part for them. Does anything exist to do this?

    I am working on writing a wordpress module that will automatically call an API like postlinks but, I am unsure about their content creation network. The links seems more unnatural than other methods of comment spam.

    Any thought or suggestions would be appreciated.

    Thank in advance
     
  2. Riders On The Storm

    Riders On The Storm Senior Member

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    hmm.. would be interesting.
     
  3. Mr.Nick..

    Mr.Nick.. Regular Member

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    GSA has import/export feature so why not you ask writers to fill in the data in a special GSA settings file and just send it to you and you only will have to download the file and import it into GSA :)
     
  4. andrew56

    andrew56 Newbie

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    I have looked into importing and exporting before that manual step is still teaching a monkey skateboard. It can be done but is the time effort and questions really worth it? :) In this case it will cause more problems than me just automating a solution for them.

    After you mentioned the exporting I noticed that GSA really only has a backup feature. I thought I had tried this before but, today must have been special. The back file for GSA is actually just a zip file. In that zip file are somewhat text files of good information about the project.

    Ill take a guess at what each one does (correct me if im wrong here)...

    [project name].hosts_done - hosts scrapped
    [project name].new_keywords - keywords scraped from previous keywords
    [project name].rnd_content - random stuff???? links and images associated to keywords?
    [project name].static - account created on sites with their email, username, and password
    [project name].success - successful submissions
    [project name].targets - imported target urls?
    [project name].verify - urls to be verifed

    and the king -

    [project name].prj - the project settings

    The project setting is really easy to read. Its an old school ini file.

    I can easily write something to create the prj file and zip it but, now the question remains how to import it automatically?

    As Im looking through the setting I found that GSA is storing all the files that it is currently using in my {user folder}\appdata\roaming\GSA Search Engine Ranker\

    So, I could have skipped the entire backing up part and just found the project in there. DUH!

    After putting in a test .prj file into that folder it appears to have the right settings and but, I had to restart the software for GSA to pick up the changes.

    Up until this point this is all doable to create scripts for. But now after i restart GSA I find that the project status is inactive and the big green start must be hit again.

    Any Ideas on making it start up in 'start mode' automatically or setting a project to import as active?