I have a personal wordpress blog that I maintain outside of my company's network. I'd like to be able to pull individual posts from my personal blog into my confluence blog. I know there are wordpress plugins to do this on publish, however I'd like to do this on an individual ad hoc basis. I also know that I can export my post as HTML and copy it over to Confluence manually. A more user-friendly option would be preferable. :-)
Do any such plugins exist?
There are two ways that I know about, but I'm not sure if they are applicable for you:
1) Using plugins or a python script on the server as you can see here: http://cysquatch.net/blog/software/?p=11
2) Trying and old fashion way: Include the HTML directly on Confluence. Here is an example, but related do PHP pages: https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/CONFKB/How+to+Use+PHP+inside+Confluence+Pages
Hope it helps!
In addition to Bruna's answer, you could use the HTML Include macro. It's shipped with Confluence, but disabled by default because of security concerns. If your site is locked down (no input allowed in any way by any untrusted users) then you can enable the macro. It will suck in the HTML from a given web page.
Here are the docs:
If you wanted to display the latest blog post or posts (as opposed to specific selected posts) you can use the RSS Feed macro. Note that you can define a "white list" of trusted URLs.
I hope this helps!
Thanks Sarah. I considered both of those options. The HTML Include would work if I wanted the entire page or site included, but that's not my goal.
The RSS Feed could work for referencing all posts from a given wordpress category (e.g. I could have a category or tag like "cross-post" or something, and embed that feed in my Confluence site). This is a plausible option, but it means that I'm really referencing someone to my other site rather than keeping them in Confluence, which is my goal.
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