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Opened 12 years ago

Closed 12 years ago

#20212 closed enhancement (wontfix)

Recording the user agent for posts

Reported by: nprasath002's profile nprasath002 Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: XML-RPC Keywords: has-patch
Focuses: Cc:


This could be a useful feature for theme authors.
A theme can indicate "posted via wordpress for iphone" etc.

We cannot guarantee that all the apps will send a meta data about the app. We can get this info via User Agent parameter in $_SERVER
See this thread

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useragent.patch (994 bytes) - added by nprasath002 12 years ago.

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Change History (4)

#1 @josephscott
12 years ago

I don't think making this XML-RPC specific is a good approach.

#2 @maxcutler
12 years ago

This sounds like plugin territory to me. The official WordPress mobile apps currently offer an in-app option to append such "Posted from my <device name>" lines to new posts, and any other systems using XML-RPC can do the same. And by adding text directly to the post, it will appear in RSS and all other representations of the post.

#3 @nacin
12 years ago

  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed
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