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Download and archive resources from the web

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.


HarvestPluginSnap1.png HarvestPluginSnap2.png HarvestPluginSnap3.png

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 for more help.



Change History

02 Sep 2016 oo-ify core of plugin; work around broken mime types for images, fix encoding problems and make it work with newer JsonRpcContrib
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

PackageForm edit

Author Michael Daum
Version 2.00
Release 02 Sep 2016
Description Download and archive resources from the web
Copyright © 2012-2016 Michael Daum
License GPL (Gnu General Public License)
Home Foswiki:Extensions/HarvestPlugin
Support Foswiki:Support/HarvestPlugin
ExtensionClassification Data and Files, Interface and Visualisation
ExtensionType PluginPackage
SupportUrl HarvestPlugin
ModificationPolicy CoordinateWithAuthor
Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
HarvestPlugin.md5md5 HarvestPlugin.md5 manage 162 bytes 02 Sep 2016 - 11:51 MichaelDaum  
HarvestPlugin.sha1sha1 HarvestPlugin.sha1 manage 186 bytes 02 Sep 2016 - 11:51 MichaelDaum  
HarvestPlugin.tgztgz HarvestPlugin.tgz manage 14 K 02 Sep 2016 - 11:50 MichaelDaum  
HarvestPlugin.zipzip manage 19 K 02 Sep 2016 - 11:50 MichaelDaum  
HarvestPluginSnap1.pngpng HarvestPluginSnap1.png manage 42 K 02 Sep 2016 - 11:50 MichaelDaum  
HarvestPluginSnap2.pngpng HarvestPluginSnap2.png manage 50 K 02 Sep 2016 - 11:50 MichaelDaum  
HarvestPluginSnap3.pngpng HarvestPluginSnap3.png manage 98 K 02 Sep 2016 - 11:50 MichaelDaum  
HarvestPlugin_installerEXT HarvestPlugin_installer manage 5 K 02 Sep 2016 - 11:51 MichaelDaum  
Topic revision: r8 - 02 Sep 2016, MichaelDaum - This page was cached on 11 Mar 2018 - 14:42.

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