[wp-hackers] Install any plugin version from the admin

Dion Hulse (dd32) wordpress at dd32.id.au
Sat Nov 28 00:01:26 UTC 2009

I personally see no problem with having a small "Other Versions" link to  
select which version to install, as well as allowing older version  
installs, it'd allow "current development" installs too.

On Sat, 28 Nov 2009 10:25:44 +1100, scribu <scribu at gmail.com> wrote:

> While handling support questions for users, I often find myself
> sending them to manually upgrade a plugin to the development version.
> Wouldn't it be nice if they could do that from the WP admin, just like
> they do normal plugin installs.
> Also, this could be easily expanded to allow users to downgrade a
> plugin, for whatever reason.
> The UI for this could be implemented in a plugin, as long as the
> wp.org API allows you to specify what version you want to download.
> Any chance of that happening?

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