[wp-hackers] Auto Update Plugins

Nathan Rice ncrice at gmail.com
Tue Feb 17 21:01:51 GMT 2009

My point was, like Otto's, that there is a permissions issue.  Most people
know to set their permissions on the uploads folder. Adding a new root
director to /wp-content/ is just one more thing for them to think about,
whereas uploads is most likely already set up to be writable by the server


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On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 3:58 PM, Dan Gayle <dangayle at gmail.com> wrote:

> IMHO, because you can specify where the uploads folder goes. I have mine in
> the root directory because I use it for multiple applications. Uploads is
> for content, actual page content. Plugin data? That's not the same. It's not
> necessarily something that I will be displaying to the world.
> On Feb 17, 2009, at 12:53 PM, Nathan Rice wrote:
>  Why not wp-content/uploads/plugin-data/plugin-name ???
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