[wp-hackers] Activating another Plugin when Activating a Plugin

Travis Northcutt travis at travisnorthcutt.com
Fri Dec 10 17:17:29 UTC 2010

On Fri, Dec 10, 2010 at 11:02 AM, Scott Kingsley Clark <scott at skcdev.com>wrote:

> Just checking in here, has anyone here ever attempted to activate
> another plugin (or ensure it's activated, if not, then activate it)
> within a plugin? For example, when activating Plugin B, the Plugin B
> will activate Plugin A first (or if Plugin A is activated, continue;
> if Plugin A doesn't exist then send error to browser), then complete
> the rest of Plugin B specific activation.
> I have the craziest of thoughts!
> -Scott
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Not sure how helpful this might be, but I know the Gravity Forms
requires the Gravity Forms plugin in order to function properly. It
doesn't appear to require that it be activated in order to itself be
activated, though. The developer(s) might have some insight, though.

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