[wp-hackers] Dynamically changing the default post when a blog is created

Alan J Castonguay alan at verselogic.net
Mon Jul 28 13:39:34 GMT 2008

So redefine wp_install_defaults() in a file inside mu-plugins/.


On 28-Jul-08, at 9:04 AM, Austin Matzko wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 8:37 AM, David J. Bisset
> <dbisset at dimensionmedia.com> wrote:
>> In WordPress MU, where is the code that creates a new blog when a  
>> new user
>> registers for one? I am trying to change the "welcome to xxx. This  
>> is your
>> first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!" message  
>> dynamically
>> based on certain criteria (I don't want to change the default  
>> message in
>> admin settings, in other words)?
> This message and other default data are set up by calling the
> wp_install_defaults function, which can be replaced by one of your own
> definition.  One way to take advantage of this might be to add an
> include statement to your wp-config.php file that evaluates a file, in
> which you have defined a wp_install_defaults function that uses your
> customized default text.
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