[wp-hackers] template checks

Stephen Rider wp-hackers at striderweb.com
Wed May 27 21:31:37 GMT 2009

RE theme authors deliberately omitting it --

Maybe have some way for theme authors to *explicitly* omit header/ 
footer -- thus you could check for either wp_footer OR the omission  
statement.  If neither is there, give the warning.

stoopid example:  wp_footer('omit')

Since it's probably fairly rare for a theme to deliberately leave it  
out, I think this would work nicely -- give the warning while allowing  
an out for themers who really don't want it.

Stephen Rider

On May 26, 2009, at 5:45 PM, Ozh wrote:

> A couple months (years?) ago I was after something similar on this
> list. The consensus was that there's no foolproof way to make sure the
> hook is called (and after all a theme author might deliberately omit
> it)
> On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 11:44 PM, Joost de Valk <joost at yoast.com>  
> wrote:
>> I know this could break on themes with no footer.php file, any  
>> hints to more
>> subtle checks are appreciated :)

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