[wp-hackers] Per-page Widget Settings

Austin Matzko if.website at gmail.com
Thu May 31 18:12:14 GMT 2007

On 5/31/07, Jairus Pryor <jairus at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm developing a plugin which would allow you to define your widget
> layout/options on a per page/post setting (as per TRAC ticket #4280),
> and I thought I'd ask for feedback before I make any structural
> decisions. What I'm thinking:
> *Storage
> New table, say wp_postext
> Fields:
>  post_id (BIGINT 20) primary index-> for storing which post this
> setting belongs to
>  widgets (TEXT) -> for storing which widgets are available, in a
> serialized array (similar to active_plugins in wp_options)
>  widget_options (TEXT) -> for storing options for the widget, in
> serialized array

Why don't you use the postmeta table instead of creating a new table?

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