[wp-hackers] Plugin usage info

James Collins james at om4.com.au
Mon Feb 28 05:25:37 UTC 2011

Take a look at the wp_update_plugins() function in wp-includes/update.php:



On 28 February 2011 16:24, Mark E <mark at simplercomputing.net> wrote:

> On 02/27/2011 10:18 PM, Mike Schinkel wrote:
>  Can you please point to exactly where this is in the WordPress core
>> source code?  File name and line number, please.
> No, because I don't remember the location offhand. But, you can do what I
> did: Start with the plugins code in the admin dir and trace it to find the
> point where it's querying wordpress.org, then insert a break point and
> dump out what it sends and receives.
> I should probably point out to any devs developing a super secret new
> plugins and themes: Your project isn't really secret - some people know
> about everything running on your private dev box if it has an outbound
> connection to the Internet.  So keep that in mind when you're working for
> clients that have strict privacy policies, most large corps do.
> Mark
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