Sends periodic email notifications of new WordPress blog entries (in either plain text or HTML mode) to a separate subscribers mailing list. Maintains cache file recording ID of last-sent post. On subsequent runs, sends all posts created since the previous run.
Currently driving weekly email updates from birdhouse.org and other sites.
Sends periodic email notifications of new WordPress blog entries, either in plain text or as formatted HTML, to a separate subscribers mailing list. Records ID of last-sent post. On subsequent runs, sends all posts created since the previous run. Mail is sent to a single email address, which is most likely a separate subscribers mailing list.
The first time WP-Digest is run, it operates on the last n entries made in your blog. After the first run, it will save the ID of your last blog entry in a cache file. On subsequent runs, it will operate on however many entries have been made since the previous run. You can manually control the value of n by changing $MinPosts in conf.php.
This script is desgined to be run on Unix/Linux/OS X servers. It may work on Windows servers as well, but has not been tested in that environment. Of course you’ll need to use some alternative to cron if working under Windows.
This script requires access to the lynx web browser installed on your server. To determine whether you have it, type:
If the system returns “Command not found” then you don’t have it, and should ask your sysadmin to install it. This script is designed to be run at regular intervals via crontab.
See included readme.txt for setup instructions.
2.0: Now sends your choice of plain text or HTML-formatted (multipart) email.
1.2: Completely new architecture, now based on lynx for improved formatting options and an end to problems with incorrectly formatted characters and error messages in output generated by 3rd party plugins when run via cron.
1.1: Bug fixes
1.0: Started as a port of mtblogmail, but quickly turned into a complete rewrite in order to take advantage of the WordPress APIs.