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Can you post to wordpress via emal?

  • # March 10, 2010 at 12:23 pm

    I’ve tried setting up the email address and activating it in the writing section of the dashboard but still nothing seems to happen…do you ahve to use a plugin such as postie?

    (site is http://www.inwils.co.uk/blog)

    # March 10, 2010 at 2:16 pm

    You shouldn’t need a plugin. You could be having a problem with authentication. Also, did you check to make sure the email was actually in the inbox of the address you sent to? One last thing, I’m just guessing on this, but I think that it will probably take a little while for the email to get posted. Since it’s not dependent on a cron job to run the script it will have to wait for the WP hook for email to run in order to post the message. I would think reloading the page a couple of times would work though.

    # March 10, 2010 at 2:49 pm

    The email has arrived at the inbox, and its been like 6 hours and nothing has appeared on the blog….don’t know about authenication

    MJK
    # March 11, 2010 at 10:05 am

    I’ve seen users have trouble with this in the past because a step was missed in some way or another. Take a look at this article: http://codex.wordpress.org/Post_to_your … sing_email It’s very helpful in getting that working. Good luck! :)

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