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

Scott Kingsley Clark scott at skcdev.com
Fri Dec 10 18:04:59 UTC 2010

I'll likely be using is_plugin_Activated along with activate_plugin,
sounds good! Thanks again!


On Dec 10, 11:28 am, scribu <m... at scribu.net> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 10, 2010 at 7:02 PM, Scott Kingsley Clark <sc... 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!
> Nah, it's not so crazy. You can use is_plugin_activated() and
> activate_plugin().
> Or, just add a header and forget about it:http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/plugin-dependencies/
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