Google Books Importer

Description

This plugin imports data from books.google.com site using Google’s API. Following data is pulled and can be imported to wordpress:

Volume Info

  • title
  • subtitle
  • authors
  • publisher
  • publishedDate
  • description
  • pageCount
  • categories
  • averageRating
  • smallThumbnail
  • mediumImage
  • largeImage
  • thumbnail
  • language
  • previewLink
  • infoLink

Sale Info

  • saleability
  • isEbook

Access info

  • viewability
  • epubacsTokenLink
  • pdfdownloadlink
  • webReaderLink

Admin page provides easy to use interface where you can map fields and choose where data is going to be stored. Values can be stored as posts ( or other post type ) in posts table, categories ( for “post” type only ) and custom fields as postmeta

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Installation

  1. Upload “google-books-importer.zip” (unzipped) to the “/wp-content/plugins/” directory OR complete zip package in Plugins > Add New > Upload menu in admin of wordpress
  2. Activate the plugin through the “Plugins” menu in WordPress.

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Contributors & Developers

“Google Books Importer” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

1.0

  • Initial release.

1.1

  • Design changes and navigation added
  • Possibility for adding new custom field key from existing keys

1.2

  • General fixes
  • Featured image added

1.3

  • Default custom field selection added for fields without key
  • SSL support for links from Google Books API

1.4

  • Added option to check for existing image sizes when importing featured image
  • Some CSS styles added

1.5

  • Pagination added
  • Some CSS changes