[wp-hackers] Re: Comment Feed and Trackback Problem
ml_wordpress at copperleaf.org
Fri Jan 19 19:10:05 GMT 2007
Bill Smith wrote:
> I've been playing with a plugin that creates entries in the posts table
> with post types other than post, page, and attachment. I'm doing this
> with the idea of using the commenting components that already exist in
> Wordpress (moderation, akismet, etc.) instead of growing my own. While
> playing with this, the standard comment feed and trackback links were
> displayed with the links being
> http://localhost:8080/wordpress21/?feed=rss2&p=5 and
> http://localhost:8080/wordpress21/wp-trackback.php?p=5. I wasn't
> surprised that these would fail in my case because p=5 will look for a
> post/page. However, it did prompt to try and create a page with a
> standard attachment using the upload functionality linking to a page.
> The same problem occurred. The links contain a querystring with p=
> instead of attachment_id=. This was done with the default theme and
> syncing with svn and the 2.1 branch. Any thoughts on how to fix this?
As I've been looking at this, one thing jumped out at me (probably out
of ignorance on my part). The first is why are attachments referenced
with attachment_id= instead of p=? The post_type is easily identified in
the query so a special query string doesn't seem to be needed.
Regardless, how practical would it be to add some sort of registration
function that plugins could use for adding additional post types?
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