[wp-hackers] Removing edit theme files features

Chris Williams chris at clwill.com
Thu Jan 17 18:19:25 UTC 2013

I have to agree.  Like leaving a loaded gun lying on the coffee table.
Maybe I could use it on an intruder, but more often than not something
awful is going to happen.

At the very least this feature should be limited to only those with the
highest of login capabilities.  And even then I'm not sure.

On 1/17/13 8:59 AM, "Almog Baku" <almog.baku at gmail.com> wrote:

>By my opinion-
>Developing should be done by developers.
>If he know how to handle with css its the time to know how to handle with
>some other stuff such as ftp.
>I think we should aim the end-user to a way better professional way.
>This feature is risky, old, and not professional. If we would like to see
>the development over wordpress better and way professional we should write
>some patterns that the developers should follow.
>And writing code not at wordpress is the minimum!!
>~ Almog
>On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 4:48 PM, Simon Dunton - WP Sites <
>simon at wpsites.co.uk> wrote:
>> Syntax checking has been something I've been meaning to add to WPide (
>> http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wpide/)
>> I've looked for a good way to implement this in the past but couldn't
>> a solution. Today I think I've found one. I have implemented this PHP
>> parser https://github.com/nikic/PHP-Parser into WPide this morning.
>> So now when you edit a PHP file in WPide it gets run through that parser
>> and if errors are found then the file isn't saved to the server.
>> Check it out, I welcome your feedback.
>> Simon
>> On 16 Jan 2013, at 12:00, wp-hackers-request at lists.automattic.com wrote:
>> > Not trying to be pedantic but I've had to fix many sites where the
>> inexperienced user has caused a 500 from messing with the files in the
>> editor.
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