[wp-hackers] Plugin Problem - Working sometimes...

Gaarai gaarai at gaarai.com
Fri Jul 25 04:08:28 GMT 2008

Why are you directly modifying the post at all? If you think about it, 
this would work much better if you are just appending the data to each 
post when it is shown (I.E. hook to the the_content filter). The reason 
is simple: if the author ever changes their info, your current system 
doesn't have a method for updating the data that is already added to the 

Travis Quinnelly [MUO] wrote:
> I have an issue with a plugin apparently not "hooking" all the time.
> This particular plugin appends each article with a custom "author footer"
> which is saved in each author's profile page to the db. It grabs the author
> footer, and places it at the end of the_content on publish.
> The problem is, that it doesnt always do it. It works about 1/3 of the time,
> and I cant figure out why.
> Here's the code over at wordpress.pastebin.com:
> http://wordpress.pastebin.com/m71910a05
> Any ideas why this is only partially working? Shouldnt it work every time a
> post is published?
> Would the "scheduled" posts to be published get the same action that a click
> to the "Publish" button would?
> Any help is appreciated.
> Thanks,
> --------------------
> Travis Quinnelly
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