[wp-hackers] Re: Rename plugin directory name
latz at elektroelch.de
Wed Apr 2 12:33:13 GMT 2008
> I guess this entire problem is coming up as you're hard-coding a
> plugin foldername into your plugin files?
This is the only solution that works on ALL systems.
> Here is some code i've used before to determine the folder WP is
> installed in: $folder = dirname(plugin_basename(__FILE__));
> (That code is off the top of my head, but should be allright)
I've used a similar function in my plugin for some time and it worked on
almost all installations but some seemed to have difficulties with this
code so it was not fully satisfactory and I switched back to a hard
coded folder name.
> In a smilar fashion, theres a trac ticket for adding plugin_url to
> return something like http://.../wp-content/plugins/my-plugin-folder/
Such a function would be really helpful (if it works in all/most
situations possible). Well the milestone set to 2.7 so it's gonna take
> Its possible to get the folders changed though, just required a
> wp-plugins.org admin to do it though i think.
I'm afraid that's true. Still I would appreciate the possibility to
change the name by myself. I think there are quite a few authors who
want to change the name of their plugins over the time.
At least I'm happy to see that I'm not the only one struggling with this
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