wp_xmlrpc_server::mw_getRecentPosts( array $args )

Retrieve list of recent posts.


Description Description


Parameters Parameters

$args

(array) (Required) Method arguments. Note: arguments must be ordered as documented.

  • 'blog_id'
    (int) (unused)
  • 'username'
    (string)
  • 'password'
    (string)
  • 'numberposts'
    (int)


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Return Return

(array|IXR_Error)


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Source Source

File: wp-includes/class-wp-xmlrpc-server.php

	public function mw_getRecentPosts( $args ) {
		$this->escape( $args );

		$username = $args[1];
		$password = $args[2];
		if ( isset( $args[3] ) )
			$query = array( 'numberposts' => absint( $args[3] ) );
		else
			$query = array();

		if ( !$user = $this->login($username, $password) )
			return $this->error;

		if ( ! current_user_can( 'edit_posts' ) )
			return new IXR_Error( 401, __( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to edit posts.' ) );

		/** This action is documented in wp-includes/class-wp-xmlrpc-server.php */
		do_action( 'xmlrpc_call', 'metaWeblog.getRecentPosts' );

		$posts_list = wp_get_recent_posts( $query );

		if ( !$posts_list )
			return array();

		$recent_posts = array();
		foreach ($posts_list as $entry) {
			if ( !current_user_can( 'edit_post', $entry['ID'] ) )
				continue;

			$post_date = $this->_convert_date( $entry['post_date'] );
			$post_date_gmt = $this->_convert_date_gmt( $entry['post_date_gmt'], $entry['post_date'] );
			$post_modified = $this->_convert_date( $entry['post_modified'] );
			$post_modified_gmt = $this->_convert_date_gmt( $entry['post_modified_gmt'], $entry['post_modified'] );

			$categories = array();
			$catids = wp_get_post_categories($entry['ID']);
			foreach ( $catids as $catid )
				$categories[] = get_cat_name($catid);

			$tagnames = array();
			$tags = wp_get_post_tags( $entry['ID'] );
			if ( !empty( $tags ) ) {
				foreach ( $tags as $tag ) {
					$tagnames[] = $tag->name;
				}
				$tagnames = implode( ', ', $tagnames );
			} else {
				$tagnames = '';
			}

			$post = get_extended($entry['post_content']);
			$link = get_permalink($entry['ID']);

			// Get the post author info.
			$author = get_userdata($entry['post_author']);

			$allow_comments = ('open' == $entry['comment_status']) ? 1 : 0;
			$allow_pings = ('open' == $entry['ping_status']) ? 1 : 0;

			// Consider future posts as published
			if ( $entry['post_status'] === 'future' )
				$entry['post_status'] = 'publish';

			// Get post format
			$post_format = get_post_format( $entry['ID'] );
			if ( empty( $post_format ) )
				$post_format = 'standard';

			$recent_posts[] = array(
				'dateCreated' => $post_date,
				'userid' => $entry['post_author'],
				'postid' => (string) $entry['ID'],
				'description' => $post['main'],
				'title' => $entry['post_title'],
				'link' => $link,
				'permaLink' => $link,
				// commented out because no other tool seems to use this
				// 'content' => $entry['post_content'],
				'categories' => $categories,
				'mt_excerpt' => $entry['post_excerpt'],
				'mt_text_more' => $post['extended'],
				'wp_more_text' => $post['more_text'],
				'mt_allow_comments' => $allow_comments,
				'mt_allow_pings' => $allow_pings,
				'mt_keywords' => $tagnames,
				'wp_slug' => $entry['post_name'],
				'wp_password' => $entry['post_password'],
				'wp_author_id' => (string) $author->ID,
				'wp_author_display_name' => $author->display_name,
				'date_created_gmt' => $post_date_gmt,
				'post_status' => $entry['post_status'],
				'custom_fields' => $this->get_custom_fields($entry['ID']),
				'wp_post_format' => $post_format,
				'date_modified' => $post_modified,
				'date_modified_gmt' => $post_modified_gmt,
				'sticky' => ( $entry['post_type'] === 'post' && is_sticky( $entry['ID'] ) ),
				'wp_post_thumbnail' => get_post_thumbnail_id( $entry['ID'] )
			);
		}

		return $recent_posts;
	}

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