[wp-hackers] Summer of Code: Plugin Installation from Web Interface [Mid-term update]

Ronald Heft ron at cavemonkey50.com
Thu Jul 10 01:27:18 GMT 2008

The progress bar I made should be pretty generic. I'm just clearing PHP's
output buffer each time I need to make an update (forcing the page to
display everything echo'd so far), and with one line of jQuery, I change the
width of the inner box of the progress bar.

On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 9:22 PM, DD32 <wordpress at dd32.id.au> wrote:

> Since the Atompub installer has taken the route of a progress bar:
> http://www.viddler.com/explore/cavemonkey50/videos/45/
> I think it'd be good to make all the slow-loading pages (ie. Imports,
> Upgrades, Installs, Anything else that takes a long time processing) to use
> the same style progress indicators, It would be benificial to users if its a
> consistant design throughout WordPress..
> I'll have a look at the code that Ronald has used on the Atompub installer
> and see if it'll be useful as a generic progress bar, else i'll have a look
> around and see what else can be used :)
> On Thu, 10 Jul 2008 02:54:50 +1000, Jeremy Clarke <
> jer-wphackers at simianuprising.com> wrote:
>  Even just a generic in-progress animated giff would probably make it
>> feel a lot smoother (any time the page just sits there I get pretty
>> nervous).
>> e.g. http://www.utoledo.edu/as/lec/images/gifs/loading.gif
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Ronald Heft, Jr.
Information Sciences and Technology
Pennsylvania State University


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