[wp-hackers] Uninstall Handling

scribu mail at scribu.net
Sat Apr 9 11:47:29 UTC 2011

On Sat, Apr 9, 2011 at 2:39 PM, Ken Brucker <Ken at pumastudios.com> wrote:

> What I need is a method to execute the uninstall hook WITHOUT the
> requirement to provide the FTP/sFTP credentials.  As I mentioned before, I
> consider this to be a design flaw as I'm unable to trigger the plugin
> uninstall code.
> It's not a requirement that plugins be installed using the Admin screen,
> why should it be a requirement that they be deleted (i.e. remove the files)
> through it?

I think that's a valid argument. We have to accept and cater to the fact
that not all setups permit uninstallation via the admin, just like not all
setups allow automatic upgrades.


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