RestructuredText in Wordpress at hostpoint.ch
At hostpoint.ch each
$USERhas folder where all it’s content lives. Where
$USERis your hostpoint username. This folder is
/home/$USER. It’s the same folder you see as
/if you connect via FTP.
We create a
bindirectory which hold the necessary scripts to render ReST. If you access via FTP just create a
bindirectory at the same level as your
Unpack the packages, and upload the following files to
You have to upload the following directory too
Once you have uploaded all of these your ReST parser should be ready.
Download the Wordpress Plugin from: https://launchpad.net/rest-wordpress. I recommend using the dos-hacks branch as it seems to be more robust. If you don’t know bazaar you can directly download the latest rest.php.
Copy rest.php to your Wordpress plugin directory. Normally this is:
Now log in to wordpress and go to the Plugin Tab, you should see a reStructuredText plugin.
Click the edit button to open the editor, and change:
$prefix = "/home/$USER"
You can now activate the plugin.
Using Restructured Text
- To tell Worpress you want to enter ReST you have to include
-*- mode: rst -*-in the first line of your post.
I hope this tutorial helps other hostpoint customers. If you encounter any problems please write in the comments so I can improve the tutorial.