Snippet Bulk Import Script
A utility for making the bulk-import of snippets into the home-snippets-server a little easier.
- Currently only supports basic snippets.
- Assumes snippet text contains a link.
- Skips failures.
- Assumes that locale Client Match Rules have a description of the form
Obtain a dump of the Client Match Rules from the server you wish to import into. This can be done by logging into the admin interface, navigating to the Client Match Rule list, and clicking Dump Data in the top right.
Visit the list of all localized snippet strings and find the string for the snippet you wish to import. The links on that page point to JSON files. Copy the link for your string.
Obtain a copy of the image that you want to use as the snippet icon. JPEG and PNG are supported.
Run the script, passing in the name of the snippet, path to the Client Match Rule dump, path to the image, url of the l10n JSON, and link to insert into the snippet text. Optionally, you can provide the
--extra-rulesargument, which takes a list of Client Match Rule IDs and adds them to all imported snippets (useful for adding
Firefox: All GAor channel rules).
bulk_import.py --help for more information on supported arguments.
./bulk_import.py "Test Snippet" ./homesnippets-clientmatchrule.json ./snippet_image.png "http://l10n.mozilla-community.org/~pascalc/langchecker/?action=api&file=snippets.lang&stringid=fakeidthing" "https://mozilla.org" --extra-rules=23 > ./snippets.json
Yeah, that's long. But it's way better than importing these by hand.
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