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Posting to WordPress through Email

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by 7 Zulu, Sep 8, 2011.

  1. 7 Zulu

    7 Zulu Newbie

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    Does anyone have a method for creating wordpress posts on their computer and uploading the posts to their server.

    Here is my reason for doing this. All I can afford right now is shared hosting and plenty of free hosting accounts. If I try to autoblog too much, it gets too intensive for the server, and hosting companies don't like that.

    So I want to let my computer do the heavy work, then just upload the results. For a while I used a local install of wordpress and a syndication plugin, but that was a pain after awhile.

    I am sure there are many ways to do this, I hope I can get as many ideas here as possible. I hope others will find this a useful repository of information also :)
     
  2. nesterdwarf

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    This functionality is built into WP by default, but I found it a little limiting...I'd suggest you check out the Postie plugin. Pretty robust solution and gives you a little more flexibility as to how the email/post is processed.

    HTH
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  3. 7 Zulu

    7 Zulu Newbie

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    Good call - I have heard of it from a site called newthinktank ...

    Still, I am hoping for many more ideas and variations from all friends here :)
     
  4. DebtFreeMe

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    If you want to upload a lot of posts at one time, and then not have to deal with it any more you can use "CSV importer" it allows you to build a spread sheet and upload multiple posts at once... I use it and like it for some of my blogs.

    It has multiple fields so it is very functional and versatile.

    Good luck.
     
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