The Entertainment Shack

Oct 8 '11

Posting to Movable Type 5 using XML-RPC and PHP

I haven't been updating my blog as often, and I think I've figured out why. I'm lazy. With the simplicity of sharing a link to friends in Facebook, setting up a post in Movable Type just seems cumbersome. So I thought, why can't I make my own cool interface to paste in a URL and have it generate all the elements, like the preview thumbnail, automatically.

So, I needed a way to post to MT, preferably without using Perl. Luckily, Movable Type, like most major blogging platforms (Wordpress, Blogger) supports XML-RPC, a standard way of doing remote procedure calls using XML.

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