[wp-hackers] File Priority in wp_head and Editing Plugin Files

DD32 wordpress at dd32.id.au
Tue Oct 14 11:06:40 GMT 2008

On Tue, 14 Oct 2008 22:00:24 +1100, Matt Martz <matt at sivel.net> wrote:
>> Also, we used to be able to edit files other than just PHP.  I'd like
>> to offer editing of the CSS file in the admin area but I get a message
>> telling me it can't be edited.  Any reason why a CSS file wouldn't
>> allowed to be editable?
> Most likely it is because of the file system permissions on the CSS
> files do not give the web server access to write to them.  The files
> need to be writable by the web server user or web server group.  Have
> a look at http://codex.wordpress.org/Changing_File_Permissions for
> information on WordPress file permissions.

The Plugin editor only allows editing of the actual plugin primary .php  
files at present (Since the 2.5 redesign i believe), none of the other  
.php files or .js files.

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