[wp-hackers] Flexible Installation Process
mani.monajjemi at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 18:48:57 GMT 2005
So for this kind of enhancements , should we use trac?
On 11/29/05, Ryan Boren <ryan at boren.nu> wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-11-29 at 08:48 -0800, Trevor Turk wrote:
> > --- Douglas Daulton <apakuni at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > This flexible installer would be useful for more
> > > than just il8n folks. It
> > > would also prove extremely helpful for folks who
> > > maintain a wide variety of
> > > WP installs on different servers for different
> > > folks.
> > >
> > > So, if I want every site I create to have Spam
> > > Karma, WP-Contact and 4 other
> > > plugins installed, activated and configured a
> > > particular way, the
> > > create_defaults() function could go along way
> > > towards this goal.
> > >
> > > I was going to create a custom WP distro for myself
> > > that would address this
> > > need, but it makes much more sense to have the guts
> > > of the "roll your own"
> > > subsystem as part of the core. Then, everyone can
> > > take advantage of the
> > > toolset.
> > Not to mention this would make it much much easier to
> > publish your own "plugged in" versions of Wordpress -
> > like Alex King does:
> > http://www.alexking.org/index.php?content=software/wordpress/content.php
> For such semi-custom installs, we probably don't want to tie our file
> load to a locale. It may make the most sense to just load
> wp-content/install-functions.php instead of digging in the languages
> directory. install-functions.php will be used once, at install time,
> and thereafter will be useless. It is a prepackaged, one-shot item.
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