Chapter 25. Supporting the Blogger API

Like LiveJournal, the weblog service “Blogger[o]” provides a programmatic interface built with XML-RPC[o]. To allow our users to make use of popular Blogger-compatible tools (Radio UserLand, blogBuddy, w.bloggar, textRouter), we added internal support for their API. However, the Blogger API[o] is currently labeled as “experimental and alpha”, and will not be developed further.[18]

The Blogger interface address for a LiveJournal installation is: /interface/blogger/.

Supported Methods

LiveJournal supports the following Blogger API methods (methods are linked to relevant documentation):


[18] Blogger: “We are working along with others in the blogging industry to produce a new, more robust API. You can view the current state of the Echo Project here[o].