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Integrate your Drupal blog with Scribefile

Posted on: October 31, 2009

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Configure your Drupal blog to use blogging firefox pluggin Scribefile.

  1. You need administrator priviledges since you have to activate Blog and Blog API if you have not done so.
  2. Go to Administration Site building Modules
  3. Enable the Blog API module and if you like writing composing Blog posts also from your Drupal web pages enable also BLog module.
  4. Go to Administration Site configuration Blog APIs
  5. Check at least one content type that is considered a blog entry (typically story, blog entry) and press save.
  6. User management Permissions blogapi module
  7. Ensure the user group (authenticated user or the group user belongs) is checked for “administer content with blog api”. save.
  8. UPDATE: If you like to post videos and images directly from your Scribefire account using the blog API, you shoulb make Full HTML input the default input setting for your site. To do so go to Site  configuration › Input Format tab and choose Full HTML as the default input type.
  9. Open  ScribeFire and click on the add account wizard in the right side of the ScribeFire window.
  10. In the Wizard: click “Manually Configure”, select “Custom Blog”,click “Next”, select “Drupal” blog system type, type in your domain. Enter domain name as(http://mysite.com/xmlrpc.php), click “Next”, enter your username, password, click “Next”, click “Done”.
  11. That’s it you now can write post using your firefox pluggin and integrate them seamlessly to your blog.

In future article we will also cover the procedure on how to automatically blog on Google Readerliked or shared items using grasemonkey scripts.

References

1. Drupal Blog API

2. . Scribe Fire supporting Services

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