[wp-hackers] Plugins installing db tables automatically

Tom Westcott tom at cyberdummy.co.uk
Thu Jun 23 14:12:10 GMT 2005

The security check, to check if the person is on the plugins page maybe
bypassed on some servers because PHP_SELF can be manipulated check this

-- Tom

On Wed, 2005-06-22 at 22:02 -0700, Jalenack wrote:
> Greetings wp-hackers,
> I've just written up an article on the Codex for plugin authors, on
> how to make plugins create their own tables in the WP database. Before
> this gets *released* into the Codex, I thought I'd run it by you guys.
> I want to know if you have any quibbles about the code or suggestions.
> This is an important article for the Codex, so it needs to be as
> accurate as possible.
> The main point of the article is efficiency. We don't want to
> check/install the table every time a page is loaded. So keep that in
> mind as you're reading it. Go ahead and make comments on the
> discussion page
> http://codex.wordpress.org/User:Jalenack/Creating_Tables_with_Plugins
> Thanks!
> -- 
> Andrew Sutherland
> http://blog.jalenack.com 
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