[wp-hackers] Proposal: standardize plugin-data path

Stephen Rider wp-hackers at striderweb.com
Fri Sep 26 17:26:58 GMT 2008

On Sep 26, 2008, at 8:35 AM, Otto wrote:

>> Seems to me that the safest place to do this would be
>> wp_upload_dir().'/your_plugin_name'

> Pardon me, using wp_upload_dir() is a bad idea due to the year/month
> thing. Use WP_CONTENT_DIR . '/uploads/your_plugin_name' instead.

Otto -- Could you please explain the "year/month thing"?

Obviously the existence of wp_upload_dir() indicates that path can  
change, and is not necessarily within WP_CONTENT_DIR.

Thus, if wp_upload_dir() automatically appends the date, shouldn't  
there be a way to prevent this?  wp_upload_dir(false) or somesuch?


Stephen Rider

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