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Opened 9 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#8893 closed enhancement (wontfix)

Post via e-mail's Category: allow specification from inside the mail too

Reported by: jidanni Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: lowest
Severity: trivial Version:
Component: Administration Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


On wp-admin/options-writing.php we see Post via e-mail Default Mail Category. Well OK, but there should also be a way to specify the category right there in the mail. A magic keyword or something: ###Category: Nurds###, [[Category:Nurds]] or something.

By the way, don't you want to say "Default posting category" instead of "Default mail category"?

Change History (7)

#1 follow-up: @jidanni
9 years ago

  • Summary changed from Post via e-mail's Category: all specification inside the mail too to Post via e-mail's Category: allow specification from inside the mail too

#2 in reply to: ↑ 1 @jidanni
9 years ago

I see in http://codex.wordpress.org/Post_to_your_blog_using_email some hacks to do this have popped up. So we see the need...

#3 @jidanni
9 years ago

  • Cc jidanni@… added

#4 @thee17
9 years ago

  • Type changed from defect (bug) to enhancement

#5 @janeforshort
9 years ago

  • Milestone changed from 2.8 to Future Release

Pushing due to schedule. Can evaluate in next release cycle.

#6 @Denis-de-Bernardy
9 years ago

  • Keywords needs-patch added

suggesting wontfix/plugin material

#7 @sivel
8 years ago

  • Keywords needs-patch removed
  • Milestone Future Release deleted
  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

With the post by email core plugin ramping up, and the previous suggestion to leave this plugin territory. I am giving it a -1 and closing as wontfix.

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