Image Upload via Live Writer

WordPress has been updated to version 2.1.2, and many friends found that they can’t upload images via Windows Live Writer if with PHP 5.2. When publishing a post with a image in it, you will receive an error: “Image Upload Not Surpport by Weblog”. And in the wp-content/upload folder, the images exist there but the file names is wrong.

But when it was WordPress version 2.0, it works well.

How do you get this to work?

The first solution is to degrade the PHP version to 4.2.x. If you host your webserivice on Dreamhost, it’s a good solution.

But sometime you can’t change your PHP version, and now, rockyzh post a solution here:

Modify from line 138 of wp-includes/class-IXR.php as below:

function parse() {
// first remove the XML declaration
$rx = ‘/<?xml.*encoding=[\'”](.*?)[\'”].*?>/m’;
if (preg_match($rx, $this->message, $m)) {
$encoding = strtoupper($m[1]);
} else {
$encoding = “UTF-8″;
// $this->message = preg_replace(‘/<\?xml(.*)?\?’.’>/’, ”, $this->message);
// if (trim($this->message) == ”) {
// return false;
// }
$this->_parser = xml_parser_create($encoding);

I have not tested the solution, some one reports it working but some others said no.

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