[wp-hackers] Feature Suggestion - OneClick Installs

Ryan Boren ryan at boren.nu
Thu Jul 20 16:23:02 GMT 2006

Kirk Steffensen wrote:
> I agree that main-line WordPress plugins should be in the plugins directory.
> But, if you are writing a plugin for TinyMCE, it has to be in the TinyMCE
> directory, /wordpress/wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/.  
> For WPG2 (wpg2.galleryembedded.com), we install the main WordPress plugin in
> the WordPress plugins directory, but the Gallery2 Image Chooser
> (g2image.steffensenfamily.com) plugin for TinyMCE (which is included with
> WPG2) has to go in the TinyMCE plugins directory because TinyMCE won't take
> the plugin in another directory.  
> (Unless I've missed an easy way to make TinyMCE accept a plugin in another
> directory.  I've researched and experimented, but have not been able to make
> it work any other way.)
> I don't know for sure, but I imagine that the other visual editors like FCK
> may have similar requirements.

Fair point.  Let's see if we can add a way to have tinymce plugins load 
out of the plugins/ dir.  The problem with automated installs outside of 
a set area (plugins) is that the user must make even more directories 
writable by the webserver.


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