Easy way to link to HTML version of new post form

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    Hi all,
    My other website is CC-licensed, and we are hoping to make it easy for WP bloggers to share our content with their readers. Is there an easy way for us to add a link to the HTML version of the new post window? We have created a page that produces the raw HTML for our articles, and it would be great if there were an easy way to turn this into a simple cut and paste job for any WP blogger who would like to share content. Right now, it looks like there is no easy way to do this because the posting URL begins with the domain for the blog, which obviously varies across blogs. I’m not sure we can do what we’d like here, but would appreciate any thoughts. Thanks!



    I’m sorry, but I’m not too sure what you’re trying to do.

    Could you explain it a bit more, please?



    Thanks for trying to understand! I’ll try to explain more clearly. What we are trying to do is to make it really easy for any WP blogger to syndicate our content (we build how-to articles). So let’s say someone wants to post all or part of one of our articles, e.g., “How to Balance School and Work” their blog. Under our license terms, this is OK if they link back to us, and indicate that others are free to reuse this content. To make it easy on the bloggers to preserve formatting and comply with our license, we are developing a tool that generates the raw html to do this in copy and paste form. What we were hoping to do is take this one step further, and add a link on that page that says “Post this on my WordPress Blog” or similar. When the person clicks on this link, it takes them right to the page to put up a new post on their blog. However, I can’t seem to figure out how to do this because the URL for posting starts with the blog title (e.g., for me it’s cbhadley.wordpress.com/wp-admin/post-new.php), and therefore varies from blog to blog. Right now, all we can do is link to the WP home page, which isn’t as easy. We were hoping to figure out if there is better way to facilitate this process for bloggers (or if it just isn’t feasible at this time). Either way, thanks in advance for any thoughts!



    Try taking a look at the Press This thingee that WordPress uses. (It’s down in the bottom of the write page in your dashboard.) Maybe you can write something similar?

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