TIP HarvestPlugin is not installed on Foswiki.org.


This plugin can be used to download and archive external resource, like images or pdfs. It expects an url, analyzes it and offers a menu of links to all resources reachable from that page.

Upon selection it, download and attach all resources to the current topic for local use.

You'll enter the harvest process using the harvestplugin template like this


This plugin is best integrated in NatSkin's menu concept. For now, you'll have to modify your local PatternSkin to add this tool to your site.


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Installation Instructions

You do not need to install anything in the browser to use this extension. The following instructions are for the administrator who installs the extension on the server.

Open configure, and open the "Extensions" section. Use "Find More Extensions" to get a list of available extensions. Select "Install".

If you have any problems, or if the extension isn't available in configure, then you can still install manually from the command-line. See http://foswiki.org/Support/ManuallyInstallingExtensions for more help.


Author(s): Michael Daum
Copyright: © 2012-2015 Michael Daum http://michaeldaumconsulting.com
License: GPL (Gnu General Public License)
Release: 1.21
Version: 1.21
Change History:  
12 Jan 2015 sort results returned from external web page
16 Dec 2014 ignore ssl certificate problems when downloading stuff
29 Sep 2014 replaced deprecated jquery.tmpl with jsrendr
03 Sep 2014 fixed corruption of downloaded files
04 Apr 2014 flag rest handlers that don't require authentication
12 Dec 2013 first dot.oh release
Home page: Foswiki:Extensions/HarvestPlugin
Support: Foswiki:Support/HarvestPlugin

Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
HarvestPlugin.md5md5 HarvestPlugin.md5 manage 162 bytes 12 Jan 2015 - 10:51 MichaelDaum  
HarvestPlugin.sha1sha1 HarvestPlugin.sha1 manage 186 bytes 12 Jan 2015 - 10:51 MichaelDaum  
HarvestPlugin.tgztgz HarvestPlugin.tgz manage 14 K 12 Jan 2015 - 10:51 MichaelDaum  
HarvestPlugin.zipzip HarvestPlugin.zip manage 19 K 12 Jan 2015 - 10:51 MichaelDaum  
HarvestPluginSnap1.pngpng HarvestPluginSnap1.png manage 42 K 12 Jan 2015 - 10:51 MichaelDaum  
HarvestPluginSnap2.pngpng HarvestPluginSnap2.png manage 50 K 12 Jan 2015 - 10:51 MichaelDaum  
HarvestPluginSnap3.pngpng HarvestPluginSnap3.png manage 98 K 12 Jan 2015 - 10:50 MichaelDaum  
HarvestPlugin_installerEXT HarvestPlugin_installer manage 5 K 12 Jan 2015 - 10:51 MichaelDaum  
Topic revision: r7 - 12 Jan 2015, MichaelDaum - This page was cached on 29 Aug 2016 - 06:02.

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