- Your password and username are in the URL in plain-text (and thus in my server logs if you use this script directly from my server). This might scare you. I’m not an evil person, but then again, I wouldn’t believe someone else telling me that for a second. If you don’t trust me, then grab the script and stick it on your own server.
- I will leave my script running for you to use directly, but if the load becomes too much on my lowly server, I will disable it.
Update: I’ve been using this for awhile now, and I still have to manually check my watchlist every day because my reader only gets updates every few days. I’m not sure, but it seems to be a caching issue on the WP API and not so much the script’s fault.Update 2: The load on my server was too much, so I removed the hosted script from my server. You can still download the source and host it yourself.Update 3: Turns out it’s better to just subscribe to each page’s feed rather than to use a script like this.Back before Wikipedia had an API, I created a script that scraped the HTML and generated a plain RSS feed of my watchlist. Now, it’s even easier as the new API does most of the work for you, provided you correctly authenticate with it. So, version 2 of the script is much simpler, and simply acts to authenticate a user and grab the feed as-is and hand it to the browser/aggregator/etc.The script source is here.Basically, the URL would look like this: