[wp-hackers] WordPress Front-End tinyMCE

Kevin Stover kstover at gmail.com
Thu Jul 7 16:53:51 UTC 2011

Hey Scott,

In the CSS code, a menu.png is referenced as a background. What would that
be? I've looked through the core and all I can find is the
wp-admin/images/menu.png. That contains the side-bar images, and I can't
imagine that it is the right one, though I'm willing to be wrong. Thanks


On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 12:50 PM, Scott Kingsley Clark <scott at skcdev.com>wrote:

> > 1.) I think your example code is wrong
> That's right, I posted a correction via reply, not sure if it arrived.
> Will correct again, but that's right I was missing the $settings var
> before the $media_bar var I was using.
> > 2.) Any reason the $media_buttons is a forth parameter and not just
> something to pass in via the 3rd $settings parameter?
> Andrew Ozz put this together, you'd better ask him.
> > 3.) Why name it wp_editor? Isn't it best practice to let WordPress itself
> reserve names prefixed with 'wp_'? I see that it was written for WP3.3 (or a
> future version); is it actually going into WP3.3 as is, or wouldn't it be
> better to call it pods_editor?
> Andrew Ozz put this together, you'd better ask him. The plan is to get
> this into WP core for 3.3 or 3.4.
> > 4.) I notice on line 26 the PODS_URL constant is hard-coded. Since it's
> named wp_editor that seems like it's intended to be a (semi-)defacto
> standard extension?  Wouldn't it be better to have that default to
> (something like) dirname(__FILE__) and/or get_option('wp_editor_path')?
> I linked to our usage of his work, I'm sure he can provide his plugin
> to anyone who asks, he might even post it to wp.org
> > 5.) Clearly it is GPL licensed, right?  If I wanted to take it, make
> these mods and then include in my own plugin what would I need to do be
> follow the GPL license? (Sorry, if this last question is a bit off topic.)
> GPL yep
> Andrew Ozz is the lead dev for TinyMCE stuff on WP core, so he's THE
> man and has done an awesome job with this work.
> -Scott
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Kevin Stover
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