[wp-hackers] Where Do I Configure This Plugin

Alex King lists at alexking.org
Wed Oct 8 07:16:10 GMT 2008

I already do this for my plugins by placing links to the settings  
pages in the plugin descriptions. I thought everyone did this...


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On Oct 8, 2008, at 12:39 AM, jeffro at jeffro2pt0.com wrote:

> Andrew Rickmann has come up with what I think is a pretty cool idea, http://www.wp-fun.co.uk/2008/10/01/unobtrusive-config-for-fire-and-forget-plugins/ 
>  If I am reading into his post correctly, this would allow a  
> configure link to be displayed in the Plugins page where the  
> activate and deactivate links are. Placing a configuration link in  
> that spot makes complete sense to me and would finally allow the  
> settings pages for various plugins to be in a predictable location.  
> Ever since I began using WordPress (2.2) I've had to deal with  
> plugin authors placing their configuration page in this place or  
> that place, making it hard to find the darn thing. Of course, plugin  
> authors would have to adapt this idea but it sure would save a lot  
> of time for many people as we wouldn't have to search throughout the  
> backend to look for those configuration pages anymore.
> What are the downsides to an idea like this?

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