[wp-hackers] Plugin Problem - Working sometimes...
Travis Quinnelly [MUO]
travis at makeuseof.com
Fri Jul 25 04:24:43 GMT 2008
I think we decided for this route since prior to this plugin, the authors
were adding this to every post. Therefore, these "footers" are already
inputted into hundreds of posts already as part of "the_content".
Wouldn't this route duplicate those?
On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 11:17 PM, Viper007Bond <viper at viper007bond.com>
> Yeah, filters are the way to go here. You're doing it the really, really
> hard (and I guess technically "wrong") way.
> On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 9:08 PM, Gaarai <gaarai at gaarai.com> wrote:
> > Why are you directly modifying the post at all? If you think about it,
> > would work much better if you are just appending the data to each post
> > it is shown (I.E. hook to the the_content filter). The reason is simple:
> > the author ever changes their info, your current system doesn't have a
> > method for updating the data that is already added to the posts.
> > 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
> >> 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
> >> 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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