Wordpress is the world’s largest blogging and content creation platform. Representing over 70 million blogs and growing at a rate of over 180,000 new Posts per day, this source of blog-related content is available exclusively through Gnip. These premium data streams deliver unmatched realtime coverage of posts, comments, and “Likes” from the biggest content creation system in the world, representing approximately 15% of the top million websites worldwide and over 22% of all new sites on the web.
Gnip gives you exclusive access to a realtime stream of all public post, comment, and “Like” data from millions of blogs via either an unfiltered Firehose, or a filtered PowerTrack stream. PowerTrack also delivers Wordpress in a combined data stream that also includes comments and votes from IntenseDebate.
Types of Access
Realtime Access: Gnip provides realtime access to Wordpress data via the following products:
- PowerTrack - Filtered access to the combined Wordpress and IntenseDebate firehoses via Gnip’s PowerTrack filtering language
- Firehose - Unfiltered delivery of the Wordpress firehoses
Types of Activities
Gnip products deliver the following types of activities from the Wordpress firehose. Each column in the table below indicates the type of data to expect in the key portions of the Activity Streams data format.
|Type of Activity||verb||object||actor||target|
Occurs when a user posts a new article to a Wordpress site.
|"post"||The article being created. "objectType":"article"||The user posting the article.||The Wordpress site where the article is being posted.|
Occurs when a user posts a new comment to a post on a Wordpress site.
|"post"||The comment being posted. "objectType":"comment"||The user posting the comment.||The article where the comment is being posted.|
Occurs when a user likes an article on a Wordpress site.
|"like"||The article being liked. "objectType":"article"||The user liking the article.||The Wordpress site where the article is located.|
Occurs when a user un-likes an article on a Wordpress site.
|"unlike"||The article being unliked. "objectType":"article"||The user unliking the article.||The Wordpress site where the article is located.|