[wp-hackers] About using WordPress as service and themes
filippo.pisano at gmail.com
Thu Jul 18 07:08:17 UTC 2013
I was trying to figure out a good way to prevent themes from being included
when calling WordPress with a particular query string.
Here's an example of what I'm trying to do:
/pages/my-page -> Classic page.php from my_theme_directory
/xml/my-xml-page -> XML page served to external script through custom plugin
I want to exclude the XML generating routine from themes because I want to
speed up things avoiding to load theme's callbacks and functions.
I've tried to set the WP_USE_THEMES constant to false but the functions.php
file belonging to the active theme is still included.
I think that a possible solution could be to add an additional xml-only
theme and change active theme on the fly accordingly to the query string.
IMO such a solution could have an unwanted overhead because all formatting
and templating libraries are also included (despite I need to render a
simple XML only).
Could you suggest me a better way?
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