[wp-hackers] post format types
wp-hackers at thecodecave.com
Thu Jan 6 21:18:50 UTC 2011
On 1/6/2011 4:09 PM, Brian Layman wrote:
> On 1/6/2011 3:38 PM, Otto wrote:
>> No, the list is not alterable. Nor pluggable, filterable, or
>> actionable. The list is the list.
>> If you want to go outside the list, then go outside it completely. You
>> cannot add to the list of post formats.
> OK I can live without those boundaries, and since that's the feature
> in a nutshell for this release, let's modify the codex to make that
> Whereas it currently reads:
> "Post Format is a theme feature introduced with Version 3.1. Formats
> are meta information that can be used by themes to customize
> presentation of a post. The basic idea is to provide a specific method
> for specifying the display "format" of a post. This replaces the need
> to use categories to accomplish the same thing, and even more
> importantly, is portable between themes that support those formats!"
> Would this be clearer:
> "Post Formats is a theme feature introduced with Version 3.1. A Post
> Format is a piece of meta information that can be used by a theme to
> customize its presentation of a post. The Post Formats feature
> provides a standardized list of formats that are available to all
> themes that support the feature. Themes are not required to support
> every format on the list. New formats cannot be introduced. The
> standardization of this list provides both compatibility between
> numerous themes and the ability for external blogging tool access to
> this feature in a consistent fashion."
> Does that accurately cover it?
s/the ability for external blogging tool access to this feature/a way
for external blogging tools to access this feature/
In case it isn't clear, the changing of the "Post Format" to "Post
Formats" is because the page title is "Post Formats" .
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