[wp-hackers] Hiding Child's Template Theme
wp-hackers at striderweb.com
Mon Mar 30 14:01:13 GMT 2009
On Mar 30, 2009, at 8:46 AM, Chris Jean wrote:
> My reasoning for wanting to hide the parent theme is simple: I don't
> want a user to activate the parent theme if the child theme was the
> one customized or built for their needs.
Why not just set that user so he can't change themes?
If no built-in user works, you can use the Role manager plugin.
> I'm thinking of building a patch for core that allows for an entry
> in the theme information that tells WordPress to hide the theme from
> activation on Manage Themes.
I have a patch in Trac that allows plugins to add a custom header to a
plugin. If this is committed, it makes sense to extend it to themes
If it were implemented for themes, it would be a step toward being
able to do what you want via plugin.
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