On Tue, 2010-06-15 at 12:00 +0200, Merlin Morgenstern wrote:

> HI there,
> I am thinking about building a partner network where partners can export 
> content to my server which will then be imported. It should be as easy 
> as possible for the partner and not rely on any special php functions.
> The best way to do this I guess is to deliver them a php file which will 
> create a xml structure that I can import. The problem I have now is, how 
> to transfer this xml-file to my server? Of course I could do this via 
> FTP, but then they need to have FTP enabled inside their php 
> installation. This might scare some partners away.
> Does anybody have a good suggestion on how to do this?
> Thank you for any hint,
> Merlin

You could allow them to upload XML files to your server with a plain
upload form.

I doubt though that'll you'll convince many people to setup a local PHP
installation for the purposes of creating one XML file. Setting up PHP
for the first time can be a tricky thing for a lot of people to do.


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