[wp-hackers] Re: Comment Feed and Trackback Problem

Bill Smith ml_wordpress at copperleaf.org
Wed Jan 24 13:43:39 GMT 2007

Bill Smith wrote:
> Bill Smith wrote:
>> Bill Smith wrote:
>>> I've been playing with a plugin that creates entries in the posts table
>>> with post types other than post, page, and attachment. I'm doing this
>>> with the idea of using the commenting components that already exist in
>>> Wordpress (moderation, akismet, etc.) instead of growing my own. While
>>> playing with this, the standard comment feed and trackback links were
>>> displayed with the links being
>>> http://localhost:8080/wordpress21/?feed=rss2&p=5 and
>>> http://localhost:8080/wordpress21/wp-trackback.php?p=5. I wasn't
>>> surprised that these would fail in my case because p=5 will look for a
>>> post/page. However, it did prompt to try and create a page with a
>>> standard attachment using the upload functionality linking to a page.
>>> The same problem occurred. The links contain a querystring with p=
>>> instead of attachment_id=. This was done with the default theme and
>>> syncing with svn and the 2.1 branch. Any thoughts on how to fix this?
>>> Bill
>> As I've been looking at this, one thing jumped out at me (probably 
>> out of ignorance on my part). The first is why are attachments 
>> referenced with attachment_id= instead of p=? The post_type is easily 
>> identified in the query so a special query string doesn't seem to be 
>> needed.
>> Regardless, how practical would it be to add some sort of 
>> registration function that plugins could use for adding additional 
>> post types?
>> Bill
> Anybody have any thoughts on this at all? I can't find anything 
> documented on adding new post_types. In addition I was hoping someone 
> could confirm whether feed problem with attachments is a bug.
> Thx,
> Bill
Hi everyone,

Sorry to post yet another message regarding this subject but I haven't 
received any responses and I wanted to find out if this is because 
nobody has an answer or because it's not making it to the list.


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