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#1 2007-01-15 14:14:39

truist
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tru_podcast: A podcasting plugin for Textpattern

I’ve posted a podcasting plugin on my site. It’s pretty basic, but I plan to grow it as people make suggestions. It has these features:

  • “Enclosures” (1 per article) in RSS and Atom feeds
  • Tags to generate links (in the article) to that enclosure
  • Support for any media type, including audio, video, and images, with correct MIME-type handling
  • Support for relative URLs
  • Support for files uploaded via Textpattern’s “Files” interface

Download v1.2 now. You might want to check the end of this thread to see if a new version has been posted.

Last edited by truist (2012-01-05 15:26:08)

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#2 2007-01-15 15:52:14

sthmtc
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Re: tru_podcast: A podcasting plugin for Textpattern

this might come in handy! thanks in advance :)

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#3 2007-01-24 07:25:32

floodfish
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Re: tru_podcast: A podcasting plugin for Textpattern

I’ve just implemented this, and pushed everything through Feedburner, for The Glass Bees. Seems to work great! Thanks so much, Nathan!

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#4 2007-01-24 12:05:56

truist
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Re: tru_podcast: A podcasting plugin for Textpattern

I’m glad to hear that it’s working – thanks! Please let me know if you run into issues or need new features.

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#5 2007-01-25 23:12:09

floodfish
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Re: tru_podcast: A podcasting plugin for Textpattern

One thing that would be nice is if the article image could be attached to the feed (this isn’t just an issue for podcasting … it’s a longstanding oddity of textpattern which I know folks have struggled with.) I’m still not aware of a clean solution or plugin for this. But if you can add that functionality, Nathan, tru_podcast will really be complete for my needs!

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#6 2007-01-26 04:45:50

truist
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Re: tru_podcast: A podcasting plugin for Textpattern

A comment on my usage instructions page made me remember that there’s a problem with the way textpattern handles mime-types for uploaded files (through the “Files” interface). Please read the note on my Features page before using the plugin with such files. I’ll be fixing this (I have a few ideas for how) in v1.0.

Last edited by truist (2008-07-03 11:59:06)

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#7 2007-01-26 04:53:10

truist
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Re: tru_podcast: A podcasting plugin for Textpattern

floodfish – wow, I didn’t know that was a problem in textpattern. Seems kinda dumb.

I don’t think tru_podcast is the right place to fix, that… but tru_tags may already have a feature that lets you work around it. Check out Step 7 in the Configuration section of the instructions. You can probably add the image through that form, automatically. I think, though, that this gives me the excuse I’ve been looking for to break that feature out into its own plugin. (tru_feeds, probably.) I’ll work on it sometime soon ;)

I found an old reference to a patch that was supposed to make images-in-the-feed possible, at http://textsnippets.com/tags/photoblogging. That page seems to be gone – do you happen to have the code? I’d like to see what it was doing.

Last edited by truist (2008-07-03 11:58:48)

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#8 2007-01-26 22:08:51

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Re: tru_podcast: A podcasting plugin for Textpattern

There’s some (not entirely conclusive) discussion of the images-in-feed issue here .

I’ll take a look at tru_tags. And I’ll be looking forward to tru_feeds! I think a lot of folks will be glad to have that one.

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#9 2007-01-27 05:38:46

truist
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Re: tru_podcast: A podcasting plugin for Textpattern

I had found that topic; it’s where I found the broken link. I added a reply mentioning tru_tags.

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#10 2007-03-18 22:30:59

truist
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Re: tru_podcast: A podcasting plugin for Textpattern

I’ve released tru_podcast v1.0 over on my site. It has a few small features, focused on making tru_podcast work with files uploaded via Textpattern’s “Files” interface. Try it out and let me know how it works for you :)

Last edited by truist (2008-07-03 11:54:46)

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