[wp-hackers] WP 2.1 static home page issues
just.be.happy at gmail.com
Sun Feb 18 12:00:29 GMT 2007
IMO Leaving it the way it is makes it harder for theme developers to
plan for the possible use of a static home page. at least create a
different function that lets you know if you are on the "real" home page
On Feb 18, 2007, at 12:44 AM, Austin Matzko wrote:
> On 2/17/07, Ryan Boren <ryan at boren.nu> wrote:
>> Personally, I think we should fix that. is_home() was intended to
>> always track the front page and that's how most people use it.
> This is the behavior of my static home-page plugin--it makes is_home()
> return true on the front page--and by far the number one question I've
> had is how to correct messed-up themes. What happens is that many
> popular themes get really confused when is_home() is true but isn't
> showing the latest group of posts.
> So I would caution against moving away from the 2.1 implementation.
> It is slightly annoying that is_home() is not really the "home," but
> that's an annoyance that will concern mainly coders as opposed to
> ordinary users who will be the ones annoyed when their themes don't
> work with a static home page.
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