Miln Help Book Search

Miln Help Book Search adds the ability for WordPress to return appropriately formatted XML output to Apple's Help Viewer application on Mac OS X.

Help books on Mac OS X are bundles of crafted HTML included inside Mac applications.

A good Mac application always includes a help book.

A great application provides dynamic help book content offering users advice gathered not only locally from static files within the help book but also from web based articles.

Use Miln Help Book Search to add your WordPress blog content into your Mac application's help book. Inclusion with your Mac help book is simple, set the HPDBookKBURL key to a tweaked WordPress search URL.

By adding results from your web site directly into your Mac application, you can provide constantly updated information, help, and advice. You can use your WordPress search traffic to find out what users need help on.

Installation

Miln Help Book Search is a standard WordPress plug-in. The plug-in can be installed through your WordPress dashboard:

  1. Log into WordPress;
  2. Go to Plugins > Add New;
  3. Search for "Miln";
  4. Select Install Now for Miln Help Book Search;
  5. Select Activate Plugin.

Finally, add two key value pairs to your Mac application's Info.plist:

<key>HPDBookKBProduct</key>
<string>productname</string>
<key>HPDBookKBURL</key>
<string>http://www.example.com/helpbook/?s='query'&l='lang'&p='product'</string>

Plugin Directory

Miln Help Book Search is hosted by and available on the wordpress.org/extend site.