[wp-hackers] Dynamic walkers?

Mike Little mike at zed1.com
Thu Jan 29 16:34:30 GMT 2009

2009/1/29 Bryan Fordham <bfordham at gmail.com>:
> So last night I wrote a simple plugin for a friend to modify how WP
> displays pages. What I ended up doing was subclassing Walker_Page and
> modifying walk().
> I wanted him to still be able to use all the options from
> wp_list_pages, but to do that I had to duplicate that method, instead
> of calling walk_page_tree it called a function just like it, only one
> that used my Walker class.
> Hope that makes sense.
> Anyway, my question is: would it be worthwhile to patch wp_get_pages
> to accept a custom Walker class? That would have kept me from
> duplicating code, and help avoid all the problems that entails.
> I'm not much of a WP hacker, so this may be a bad idea, or totally
> unnecessary, but if it's useful I can submit a patch.
> Thanks
> --B

Next version will support it.


Mike Little

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