[EventCalendar] automating multiple entries

Alex Tingle alex at firetree.net
Wed Dec 31 19:03:06 UTC 2008


Samuel Clemance wrote:
> This is somewhat related but would it be possible to create something
> that allows you to add an event in quickpress?  might be a nice feature
> for making events up quick.  I know the idea is to keep it simple but
> just a thought. (maybe have an on off option for it)

What's Quickpress?

I'd turn this round - well, *is* it possible? Are you interested in helping to
make it possible?

-Alex

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>> On 12/31/08 9:17 AM, Rick Boatright wrote:
>>
>>> There are two places to start :
>>>
>>> http://www.zackpreble.com/2008/03/28/importing-posts-from-csv-file-into-wordpress/
>>>
>>>
>>> you'll have to take his csv.php file, and ADD the code to append records
>>> onto the  EC3 table as well as the wp posts table, but his code and
>>> technique is a really good place to start, since he has a complete csv
>>> importer written that runs off the IMPORT tab of the admin interface of
>>> wordpress.
>>>
>>> OR there is a csv importer plugin which would be a decent place to start
>>> from as well
>>>
>>> http://www.jayblogger.com/the-birth-of-my-first-plugin-import-csv/
>>>
>>> both of these are open source, the php is unencrypted and pretty easy to
>>> read.
>>>
>>> Does that help?
>>
>> Yes, thanks. I'll look into both of these. But I also take Alex's point
>> that screwing with WP databases can be dangerous. Going forward, I agree
>> that it would be "cleanest" to treat both WP and EC3 as atomic, and talk
>> with them only through their own API(s).
>>
>> dn
>>
>>
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