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* [https://api.del.icio.us/v1/posts/all XML Dump] (requires username and password). Delicious doesn't like it if you try to call this more than once an hour or so. [http://delicious.com/help/api API details].
 
* [https://api.del.icio.us/v1/posts/all XML Dump] (requires username and password). Delicious doesn't like it if you try to call this more than once an hour or so. [http://delicious.com/help/api API details].
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* [http://code.google.com/p/mysqlicious/ Mirror your Delicious bookmarks into a MySQL database] and [http://www.automateexcel.com/2005/02/13/backup_del_icio_us_with_excel/ Backup Del.icio.us with Excel], both using the Delicious API.
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* [http://ratafia.info/post/72095951/how-to-easily-back-up-your-delicious-bookmarks "How to easily back up your delicious bookmarks" at Ratafia Current] - using the Delicious API, cURL, Ruby, cron, etc.
  
 
== Vital Signs ==
 
== Vital Signs ==

Revision as of 05:35, 24 February 2009

Delicious is a social bookmarks site where you can post and tag sites using Yahoo's servers.

Backup Tools

  • General Overview of backing up Delicious using the XML API. Up to date as of Sept 2008.
  • When logged in: Settings -> Export - "creates a list of all your bookmarks in a format understandable by most browsers".
  • XML Dump (requires username and password). Delicious doesn't like it if you try to call this more than once an hour or so. API details.

Vital Signs

Stable?

Most of the engineers are gone from delicious; one ex-engineer describes that it's on "life support". And it's run by Yahoo, which is pruning unprofitable services aggressively.