[wp-hackers] Re: [wp-testers] Migrating plugins to 2.7

Joost de Valk joost at joostdevalk.nl
Mon Oct 20 15:21:48 GMT 2008

Same goes for themes, that's quite a bit of work.


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On Oct 20, 2008, at 17:20, Jennifer Hodgdon <yahgrp at poplarware.com>  

> We need to start a Codex page on migrating plugins to 2.7. Ryan's  
> response below to a question on the Tester's list is one item...
> Actually, it looks like we need a 2.6 migration article too. Both  
> should be linked from this page:
>   http://codex.wordpress.org/Migrating_Plugins_and_Themes
> and follow the style of the 2.5 migration article.
> I can't remember what the changes were for 2.6 compatibility now,  
> and (due to traveling for a while) I am also not sure what's  
> changing that affects plugins for 2.7. If someone wants to start the  
> Codex articles, that would be great. Alternatively, at least send  
> notes to the Hackers list, and I can start an article. Thanks!
>    --Jennifer
> Ryan Boren wrote:
>> In the future, WP will require that all options be registered.
>> Currently, any plugin that wants to be compatible with WordPress MU
>> needs to register their options.  See the register and whitelist
>> functions here:
>> http://trac.wordpress.org/browser/trunk/wp-admin/includes/plugin.php#L800
> -- 
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