[wp-hackers] Where Do I Configure This Plugin

Jeff Chandler jeffro at jeffro2pt0.com
Wed Oct 8 09:48:05 GMT 2008

But if you do that, isn't that making the problem worst by introducing 
even more configuration links? The end user part of me thinks Andrews 
idea is so much simpler than browsing and trying to locate a top menu 
link to configure a plugin. Well, the simple fact of the matter is, the 
functionality exists but I don't see anyone using it.

DD32 wrote:
> On Wed, 08 Oct 2008 20:15:41 +1100, Andy Staines 
> <andy at yellowswordfish.com> wrote:
>> The capability is already there:
>> http://striderweb.com/nerdaphernalia/2008/06/wp-use-action-links/
> Not so quite.
> Everyone seems to be missing the fact that the functionality suggested 
> is *inserting the short options page as a row on the plugins page*; 
> utilising the Plugin action links which you linked to.
> In my opinion:
>  * A Row in the plugins table for a single once-off thing such as a 
> API key could be allright.
>  * Adding a Configure or Settings link in the Action links as per 
> http://striderweb.com/nerdaphernalia/2008/06/wp-use-action-links/ 
> should be done by all plugins, Infact, There should even be an API for 
> that IMHO. It shouldnt be used as a replacement for a Menu item, 
> rather be used in combination with a menu item, That way users can go 
> via the plugins page, or directly via the menu structure.
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