[wp-hackers] distinguish plugin options?

Glenn Ansley glenn at glennansley.com
Thu Jan 22 15:57:41 GMT 2009

Could you GREP svn trunk for add/update_option and parse the data?

Glenn Ansley
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On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 10:50 AM, Stephen Rider
<wp-hackers at striderweb.com> wrote:
> Okay, I have a quandry.
> I'm trying to figure out if there's any way to distinguish, in the
> wp_options table, core WordPress options from options set by plugins.  The
> only way I can think to do this is to (shudder) maintain a list of WP Core
> options, and if a particular option isn't on that list it must be from a
> plugin.
> That isn't a very good solution because it's fragile and manpower intensive
> -- I would have to maintain that list vigilantly and basically forever....
> Does anyone else have any suggestion as to how this might be accomplished?
> This all relates to my Virtual Multiblog system -- a commenter on my blog
> had what I thought was an excellent idea, but I don't see how to implement
> it well, unless I can distinguish third-party options from core.  Here's a
> link to the original discussion:
> http://striderweb.com/nerdaphernalia/?p=236&cp=1#comment-2133
> Stephen
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