[wp-hackers] Plugin: Dashboard Widgets Manager
sewpafly at gmail.com
Sun Mar 23 23:26:21 GMT 2008
Now I see. Must. Pay. Attention. to. Subject. I jumped the gun a
little there when I saw widgets...
On Sun, Mar 23, 2008 at 3:32 PM, Viper007Bond <viper at viper007bond.com> wrote:
> I'm not reinventing the wheel. Infact, the whole plugin that made my
> previous screenshot is only ~150 lines so far.
> The dashboard is actually just a regular sidebar with regular widgets, but
> they are only registered when you are actually viewing the dashboard
> (because you don't want them to show up on the regular sidebar and widget
> editor). I'm merely extending that so they are also registered on my manage
> page and then I use some hackery to use the existing manage widget functions
> to show the dashboard "sidebar" and widgets.
> As for your link, it's fairly obsolete now as 2.5 introduces a new widget
> manager (which is what my page is using):
> Thanks though! :)
> On Sun, Mar 23, 2008 at 7:33 AM, sewpafly <sewpafly at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I still need to test this plugin, but it was working for me on 2.3.3,
> > you might want to check it out before you get too far along...
> > http://sharebrain.info/journal/sbwordpressplugins/sidebar-modules-reloaded/1666/
> > sewpafly
> > On Sun, Mar 23, 2008 at 4:08 AM, Viper007Bond <viper at viper007bond.com>
> > wrote:
> > > Just thought I'd inform the list that I'm working on a widget manager
> > for
> > > the new dashboard (the dashboard isn't rearrangeable out of the box). I
> > > didn't want anyone else starting their own version thinking no one else
> > was
> > > working on one (I heard a couple people tossing the idea around).
> > >
> > > Preview: http://pic.phyrefile.com/2008/03/23/dashboardwidgets.png ("Latest
> > > Spam" is created by a seperate plugin of mine)
> > >
> > > The double text is kinda a WordPress bug, but I may end up working
> > around it
> > > if it doesn't get patched ( see http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/6349).
> > >
> > > I'll post an alpha/beta once I hack together preference saving (the
> > save
> > > button currently does nothing).
> > >
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