[wp-hackers] 2.1 Plugin Compatibility List
emmensetech at gmail.com
Tue Dec 5 22:24:21 GMT 2006
On Dec 5, 2006, at 4:32 PM, Ryan Boren wrote:
> Matt Mullenweg wrote:
>> Aaron Brazell wrote:
>>> My findings indicate that many plugin authors still like to use
>>> the db variabls like $tableposts or $table_prefix instead of
>>> $wpdb->posts, $wpdb->prefix. Those are major issues with a lot of
>>> plugins. I also know podPress is broken under 2.1 but I let the
>>> author know of that the other day and he is working toward a fix
>> Would you be up for writing a 2-3 paragraph post for the WP.org
>> dev blog giving tips for plugin authors to update their plugins
>> for 2.1 compat?
> Some things I've seen trip up plugins and themes:
> * There is no longer a linkcategories table. (Affects several themes)
> * There is now a post_type field for distinguishing pages and posts.
> * NOW() is gone from all queries. Future posts have their own
Thanks Ryan. If anyone else has anything that may have not been
touched on, feel free to post them. I'll work on a post in the next
few days. I think I have a decent grasp on most of the stuff but more
eyes are always appreciated.
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