Posting to a web forum

Was wondering if there’s a way to post to Discourse without using the API.
(For as long as you have posting permissions, that is)

Any ideas?

I think you can try to simulate the HTTP request the web application does. I assume you can sign in using the HTTP node, grab the cookie and finally post using that cookie. I have never tried it, though.

Sounds like an option indeed. I need to learn how to trace such handshakes.

Open the dev tools for your browser of choice (normally F12) then click the network tab and do what you need to.

You will get a list of the network calls and see the post / get options and can copy out the curl commands and reverse it back from there.

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