[wp-hackers] Dynamic walkers?
johnbillion+wp at gmail.com
Thu Jan 29 18:36:22 GMT 2009
This is a pet peeve of mine and I've regularly written wrapper
functions for wp_list_pages() and new walker classes. Just out of
curiosity, how does your plugin change how pages are listed?
2009/1/29 Bryan Fordham <bfordham at gmail.com>:
> well, that was easy. Thanks, Mike
> On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 11:34 AM, Mike Little <mike at zed1.com> wrote:
>> 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.
>> Next version will support it.
>> Mike Little
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