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Post to WordPress from Ulysses using the xmlrpc interface.
#!/usr/bin/env ruby
require 'xmlrpc/client'
wordpress = XMLRPC::Client.new_from_hash(
{ "host" => "yourblogname",
"user" => "yourWPusername",
"password" => "yourWPpassword",
"use_ssl" => nil, #change to true if hosted on SSL
#-------------------------------------------------------#
"path" => "/xmlrpc.php"
})
post = []
content = {}
ARGF.each_line do |line|
next if "\n" == line
post << line.chomp.gsub(/(a\W+)(href="[^#])/, '\1target="_blank" \2')
end
content["title"] = post.shift.gsub(/<\/*h1>/, '')
content["mt_keywords"] = post.shift.gsub(/<\/*p>/, '').split(/,\s*/)
content["description"] = post.join("\n\n").sub(/<p>MORE<\/p>/, '<!--more-->')
begin
postnum = wordpress.call(
'metaWeblog.newPost',
0,
wordpress.user,
wordpress.password,
content,
false # false for draft, true for publish
)
puts "Posting Success! (##{postnum})"
rescue => err
puts "Posting error: #{err}"
end
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JenniferMack commented Apr 9, 2015

This is the fastest way to get HTML from Ulysses to WordPress.

Notes:

All links will have target=“_blank” added to them.

Change use_ssl to true if you’re blog is on SSL capable host.

Change line 33 to true if you want it published when posted. Draft is the default.

Usage:

In Ulysses, copy as html or use the export panel. Make sure it’s set for “snippet.” Then from the terminal do : pbpaste | wp-post.rb

This will also work as an Automator action, and the output is notification center friendly.

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