Governor (named after Rod Blagojevich) is the pluggable blogging platform for Rails, built for people who want to build their blog into their website, not build their website into their blog.
governor_blogger is a plugin for Governor, allowing you to cross-post your articles to Blogger.
In your Gemfile, add the following:
gem 'governor' gem 'governor_background' # gem 'delayed_job' # if you're using delayed_job # gem 'resque', :require => 'resque/server' # if you're using resque # gem 'resque-status', :require => 'resque/status' # recommended if you're using resque gem 'governor_blogger'
Once you've installed the gem into your app, you need to run the generator:
rails generate governor:add_blogger [RESOURCE]
This will add a migration for associating articles to blogger posts as well as an initializer in which you'll need to set your username and password for blogger. (Blogger's API also supports AuthSub authentication, which is similar to OAuth, but this is a bit more difficult. Please feel free to add patches for better authentication patterns.) Also, because a Google user can have multiple blogs, you also need to set your blog ID. Help for this can be found at www.google.com/support/blogger/bin/answer.py?answer=42191.
Contributing to governor_blogger
Check out the latest master to make sure the feature hasn't been implemented or the bug hasn't been fixed yet
Check out the issue tracker to make sure someone already hasn't requested it and/or contributed it
Fork the project
Start a feature/bugfix branch
Commit and push until you are happy with your contribution
Make sure to add tests for it. This is important so I don't break it in a future version unintentionally.
Please try not to mess with the Rakefile, version, or history. If you want to have your own version, or is otherwise necessary, that is fine, but please isolate to its own commit so I can cherry-pick around it.
Copyright © 2011 Liam Morley. See LICENSE.txt for further details.