[wp-hackers] AJAX for the frontend

Jennifer Hodgdon yahgrp at poplarware.com
Thu Sep 17 17:33:21 UTC 2009

Yeah. It was discussed a month or two ago on this list (check 
archives) -- that feature was added quite a while back, though, with 
zero announcement that I noticed. The Codex page needs to be updated, 
preferably by someone who is familiar with the (not so) new interface.


Tynan Colin Beatty wrote:
> I think there is an undocumented 'wp_ajax_nopriv' hook you may want to look
> at. I've not any experience in using it yet, so I can't be more specific
> than that.
> peace~
> On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 11:27 AM, Expert IT Dude
> <expert.it.dude at gmail.com>wrote:
>> "Implementing Ajax on the viewer-facing side of a WordPress site is
>> slightly more ad-hoc than doing Ajax on the administration side,
>> because WordPress itself doesn't have viewer-facing Ajax built in"
>> (http://codex.wordpress.org/AJAX_in_Plugins)

Jennifer Hodgdon * Poplar ProductivityWare
Drupal, WordPress, and custom Web programming

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