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Opened 17 years ago

Closed 15 years ago

#4009 closed enhancement (duplicate)

Change Blogger Importer to use Blogger Post ID

Reported by: clwill's profile clwill Owned by: clwill's profile clwill
Milestone: Priority: low
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Component: Import Keywords: blogger, import, haloscan
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The blogger importer currently uses the post permalink to associate comments to the post. Blogger, however includes a unique post id on each post, and the comments all reference this id. This enhancement will change the blogger importer to use this post id field, which will be simpler, with less code and complexity, and also allow the optional importing of Haloscan comments (see ticket #4008).

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blogger.php.diff (751 bytes) - added by clwill 17 years ago.
Blogger update to add postid field

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Change History (4)

17 years ago

Blogger update to add postid field

#1 @clwill
17 years ago

After fiddling with this for what seems like forever, I have resigned myself to the same conclusion as Andy did -- that blogger leaves only the permalink as a reference, and that is what needs to be used within blogger to correlate the post and comments.

However, haloscan uses the blogger postid to connect their comments to the post, and therefore the metadata needs to keep the blogger postid field around. This update simply adds that metadata field to each post as it's imported. This lays the groundwork for adding haloscan import (ticket #4008), which I'm still working on.

This simple change, therefore accomplishes/closes this ticket.

#2 @foolswisdom
17 years ago

  • Milestone changed from 2.3 to 2.5 (future)

#3 @Denis-de-Bernardy
15 years ago

  • Component changed from Administration to Import
  • Milestone 2.9 deleted
  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from new to closed

punted a dup of this one in Future Release / Import component a few minutes ago.

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