[wp-hackers] Installation profiles for WordPress

madalin niladam at gmail.com
Thu Sep 24 18:47:36 UTC 2009


Sounds like a great idea, but i don't really think they'll accept it
to the core...

On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 9:42 PM, Ptah Dunbar <pt at ptahd.com> wrote:
> Not sure if this feature has been discussed, but I think WP could benefit in
> having installation profiles, similar to that of drupal. Has anyone
> previously proposed this?
> Installation profiles could automatically pre configure WordPress with a set
> of activated plugins, change the default activated theme and could also
> possibly change/add some default settings/content?--all during the install
> process. This could be beneficial to a lot of users/developers allowing them
> to jump right into content creation instead of site configuration.
> Users could create a profile that contains all their settings and activated
> plugins they'd usually have to configure after installing WP. The profile
> that they create could also be used across all their blogs--saving a lot of
> time.
> As for implementation, that's up for debate. Changes would have to be made
> to the core installation process. Ideally, installation profiles should make
> the famous 5 min install even quicker.
> Anyone +1?
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Cu drag,

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