[wp-hackers] Plugin replacing a page based on http variables

Alex Günsche ag.ml2007 at zirona.com
Thu Sep 20 14:38:15 GMT 2007

On Thu, 2007-09-20 at 10:16 -0400, Casey Bisson wrote:
> By the time the template_redirect hook is triggered, WP has already  
> queried the DB, found the page, and set the object cache. Your plugin  
> could manipulate the cache, changing the content of the page.

Partially correct. If you want to change the query, you must indeed use
the 'init' hook, as template_redirect is too late. But if you want to
change the content, i.e. the output of the template functions, you
simply need to use one or more of the filters.


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