[wp-hackers] pluggable.php and 'plugins_loaded' hook.

Ozh ozh at ozh.org
Thu Aug 25 15:43:35 UTC 2011

Isn't it somewhere on the roadmap to completely get rid of pluggable funcs 
as they are implemented now?
I'm not sure I've ever found them actually worth the hassle they can 
otherwise induce...


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> Cleanest solution would be to use an mu-plugin, as they load before all
> normal plugins. You could make your whole plugin an mu-plugin or have a
> special one that just handles this particular task ahead of time. 
> it won't solve the problem if *another* mu plugin already defined the
> function, but that seems a lot less likely than a regular plugin.
> This is probably not a good solution for a publicly released plugins as 
> involves hand-uploading files but for a custom installation an mu-plugin
> isn't a huge burden (and for custom scenarios they have many uses once 
> learn how to exploit their power).
> http://codex.wordpress.org/Must_Use_Plugins
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