[wp-hackers] My Kingdom for a Drop-down list!

Petit petit at petitpub.com
Mon Sep 18 20:36:36 GMT 2006

Mike Purvis wrote:
> On 9/17/06, Jamie Holly <hovercrafter at earthlink.net> wrote:
>> >I would KILL for a drop-down list in the CATEGORIES column so that I 
>> could
>> >edit the post categories in that panel rather than having to go into 
>> each
>> >individual post and edit the cats there and save.
>> http://uwmike.com/wordpress/wp-cats/
> I'm the author of that plugin, and yeah, it sounds like pretty much
> what you're looking for.
> As far as I'm aware, it's now quite stable... the only big outstanding
> request I've heard from a few people is to have an option for
> cascading categories, and only loading sub-categories on the click.
> (for those crazy folks with dozens of them in a big snarly
> hierarchy...)
> As for implementing in core, I'm another one of those big bad nasties
> that would rather keep the core simple and just clean up and ship a
> bunch of default plugins if it's felt that such functionality is
> critical. I'll be the first to admit that the JavaScript in WP-Cats is
> more than a little awkward; if such a thing were to end up in core, it
> would need a once-over. (I'd rather see *all* Ajax enhancements done
> in such a way that they're fully implemented via the plugin
> interface... which should be possible given enough markup hooks and
> REST-y methods)
> Mike
Hear, hear!

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