[wp-hackers] Plugin auto-update deleting more files than I'd like

Dan Coulter dan at dancoulter.com
Mon Apr 14 15:09:32 GMT 2008

On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 10:05 AM, Jeremy Clarke <
jer-wphackers at simianuprising.com> wrote:

> I haven't used it in public plugins, but I just store files in new
> folders under /wp-content/, then edit them using my own basic editing
> screen that calls the specific files.

That's what I'm going to have to do for the next version.  I just didn't
want to clutter up wp-content.

> Really though, it's probably easier to just let them edit an option
> holding the formatting (if they dont' like the default) and use that
> to define layout rather than using actual files

The templates I'm using are for the front-end display and let them do much
more complex things than they could do if they were limited to entering CSS
info or HTML with non-php template tags into a DB field.

Dan Coulter

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