[wp-hackers] SVN Revision in footer?

Simon Hollingshead simon.hollingshead at googlemail.com
Sun Sep 14 00:10:21 GMT 2008

I have done this for many PHP projects that use SVN, it's just a case  
of reading 'entries' in the base .svn folder.  The revision number is  
on the 4th line.

Simon Hollingshead

On 14/Sep/2008, at 01:07, Alex Hempton-Smith wrote:

> Hey,
> This may have already been discussed, but I was wondering how  
> possible it
> would be to display what SVN revision the current WP install is  
> using in the
> admin footer.
> We currently have "You are using a development version (2.7- 
> hemorrhage).
> Cool! Please stay updated.", it would be nice if I could hover over  
> the
> "(2.7-hemorrhage)" and the tooltip say "Revision 8883".
> Is this possible? Through the use of a plugin would be best I think,  
> no
> point adding overhead to WP for a feature only techies will benefit  
> from.
> -- Alex
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