[wp-hackers] Plugin Challenge: Post from an iPhone
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Wed Sep 12 01:22:28 GMT 2007
On Sep 11, 2007, at 21:09, Stephane Daury wrote:
> re: what needs be done to get it there?
> Get me an iPhone and I'll roll it out. :p
> Kidding. I'm in Canada anyway... :(
> But on a more serious note, one more question would be how much of
> the admin is a good target to aim for to start with?
> The article mentions that the guy went on to make alternate
> templates for the whole admin, which is obviously quite a lot of
> work in itself (I think he's a paid employee).
> From what I see (please correct me if I'm wrong), WP does not allow
> for templating of the admin.
> This said, a plugin could easily point all iPhone/mobile based
> logins to an alternate admin interface in WP, which has the
> advantage to let the dev community start with the most desirable
> core functions anyone would really be interested in using from a
> mobile browser (post, etc), and phase in the rest of the admin as
> time goes (presentation, etc). I'd venture this would make it more
> realistic if taken from a community development approach. That's if
> Automattic doesn't put some paid resources behind it, which would
> be an ideal scenario.
> The UI component in the MT plugin is itself derived from a plugin
> for TypePad (also by a paid employee), so there's a precedent for
> emulating that part. I'm not sure if the two plugins use it, but
> iUI makes replicating the iPhone interface a breeze: <http://
PS: Also, I'm assuming that although it's not meant for the iPhone's
resolution, the default WP admin layout should work quite fine in the
standard web mode, especially in wide-screen mode (480 x 320) and
coupled with zooming.
Check it out with iPhoney (allows rotate, but no zooming)
> On Sep 11, 2007, at 14:27, Doug Stewart wrote:
>> Simplicity in posting -- MT's doing it:
>> So is our admin interface flexible enough to allow for such a beast?
>> And, if not, what needs be done to get it there?
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