[wp-hackers] Adding user options pages

Robert Deaton false.hopes at gmail.com
Sun Jul 24 21:33:09 GMT 2005


On 7/24/05, Mark Quinn <mmq at dekinai.com> wrote:
> I'm working on an OpenID authentication plugin for Wordpress. The plugin
> would allow registers users to associate URLs with their accounts, and
> then login by proving ownership of those URLs using OpenID instead of
> using the standard username and password authentication.
>     I'm fine with creating a new table to store the URLs and what userid
> they're associated with, but I also need to give the user an interface
> to manage these URLs. Is there a way to add an extra user options page,
> like you can with admin options? As far as I can tell, there is no hook
> for it. I get the feeling that this is coming in 1.6 (with the new
> usermeta stuff?), but it doesn't seem like it is in the repository yet.
> If there is going to be a hook, does anybody know what/where it will be
> yet? This is part of a google summer of code project, so I can't wait
> for 1.6, but I would like to mimic its interface as closely as possible
> if I have to patch the 1.5 core code.
> Mark Quinn
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