[wp-hackers] Replace default doctype on one page only through plugin

Mike Schinkel mikeschinkel at newclarity.net
Mon Jan 19 04:04:18 GMT 2009


Does it even need to be in a plugin?  It this for this site only, or are you trying to create generic functionality?  Can't you do just do something like (in ~psudeo-code):


if ($_SERVER['REQUEST_URI']=='special_url') {
   echo '<Special DocType>';
} else {
   echo '<Regular DocType>';


-Mike Schinkel

Lynne Pope wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am working on a site that is using XHTML 1.0 Strict but want to serve
> XHTML 1.0 Transitional on one page only. The page uses a plugin so the
> change to the doctype could go into the plugin.
> I can do a query in header.php but want to avoid unnecessary queries (why
> add an additional query to 300+ pages when only one is affected?) but cannot
> get an override working for the plugin.
> Any ideas?
> Lynne

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