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We have a web app that will allow users to edit their videos; and add intros, outros, and watermarks. Once the user already done on their video. We need to provide an option to post or syndicate their video as a draft on their WordPress site.

Our plan is to create a WordPress plugin that the user needs to install on their WordPress site. But our problem are the following:

  1. How can we authenticate our web app to the user's WordPress page?
  2. Looking int HTTP API most of the options are only for retrieving contents. Is there also a way to create pages?
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I am also looking for this, do you have an answer already? –  Mark Mar 26 '13 at 14:07
    
I've just started playing around with phonegap to pull data from Wordpress. I'm using the JSON API plugin here: wordpress.org/plugins/json-api On top of the core functionality for retrieving posts, there are options to create/update/delete, but this must be enabled in the admin. It's not a complete answer, but it could be a good starting point. –  TomC Nov 19 '13 at 19:02

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There's the XML RPC - the Remote Posting Protocol - that is already in use by WP.org Applications. What you're searching for is wp.newPost. The API is extensible.

The URL for the XML RPC is

http://example.com/xmlrpc.php

To send data to WP, use xmlrpc_encode_request() where the first argument would be wp.newPost and second one your arguments for the post.

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