[wp-hackers] Re: Front-end Editting

scribu scribu at gmail.com
Sun Mar 29 01:41:20 GMT 2009

Actually, I think it would be easy to make this functionality available
through a plugin that would only require the CSS selectors, which can be set
up by either theme developers, or by the users themselves.

I've started work on such a plugin and hope to make it public soon.

On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 4:10 AM, scribu <scribu at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 3:50 AM, Robin Chang <amorphous123 at gmail.com>wrote:
>>  Yea, kind of like that but I was wondering if there was something that's
>> inline with your post. Like if you are looking at a post (not in the admin
>> console panel) as an ordinary audience member and you notice that the
>> title
>> is two lines because of 1 letter, you could double click on the title and
>> remove a letter or change the size of it and press "save" and magic things
>> happen that will make it saved.
> For something like that to work, you would need to have it built in with
> the theme, or use a plugin that comes with it's own templating system, like
> Flutter does.
> The reason something like that can't currently be integrated into WordPress
> is that WordPress themes are allowed complete freedom over the output, so
> you don't have standard page elements like post_title, post_content, which
> you could manipulate with javascript.
> A theme framework that would offer inline editing would be reallly
> interesting.
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