[wp-hackers] Auto Update Plugins
ncrice at gmail.com
Tue Feb 17 20:53:43 GMT 2009
Why not wp-content/uploads/plugin-data/plugin-name ???
On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 3:48 PM, Duane Storey <duanestorey at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well, it's not an upload technically, and most of the changes in these
> plugins aren't managed by the WordPress file manager. So I'm not sure they
> should be in the upload folder. My vote is for
> wp-content/plugins-data/plugin-name .. I think that's straightforward, and
> doesn't get confused with any of the user's actual uploads.
> On 2/17/09, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:
> > Ugh. No. Don't make a wp-content/plugins/ structure. Please, keep user
> > submitted content (over the web) in the wp-content/uploads directory,
> > or a subdirectory off it.
> > Why? Permissions. People have enough trouble setting permissions as
> > is, keeping those custom "anybody can write" permissions restricted to
> > one directory makes it easier to manage.
> > -Otto
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