Using the Atom Publishing Protocol in WordPress

After getting more comfortable with WordPress (See The WordPress Post Editor Is Limited, I started looking at mechanisms to make posting/post updates even easier. I first started writing my own importer based on the Atom Publishing Protocol. And then, much to my delight, looked at a little file called wp-app.php which has the comment Atom Publishing Protocol support for WordPress. Wouldn’t it be great if this did what I want?

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The WordPress Post Editor Is Limited

I’m getting to like WordPress. It requires a minimal learning curve and comes with a butt-load of extensions, templates and upgrade features. But one thing I really don’t like is trying to write lengthy posts in the WordPress Editor It’s okay for small posts but doesn’t have the features I’m used to for longer posts. So, with it, I end up spending time formatting and proofreading content rather than creating it. Okay, to be fair, proofreading is something I still have to do but it just seems easier in a familiar environment.

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