[wp-hackers] Where Do I Configure This Plugin
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Wed Oct 8 07:16:10 GMT 2008
I already do this for my plugins by placing links to the settings
pages in the plugin descriptions. I thought everyone did this...
On Oct 8, 2008, at 12:39 AM, jeffro at jeffro2pt0.com wrote:
> Andrew Rickmann has come up with what I think is a pretty cool idea, http://www.wp-fun.co.uk/2008/10/01/unobtrusive-config-for-fire-and-forget-plugins/
> If I am reading into his post correctly, this would allow a
> configure link to be displayed in the Plugins page where the
> activate and deactivate links are. Placing a configuration link in
> that spot makes complete sense to me and would finally allow the
> settings pages for various plugins to be in a predictable location.
> Ever since I began using WordPress (2.2) I've had to deal with
> plugin authors placing their configuration page in this place or
> that place, making it hard to find the darn thing. Of course, plugin
> authors would have to adapt this idea but it sure would save a lot
> of time for many people as we wouldn't have to search throughout the
> backend to look for those configuration pages anymore.
> What are the downsides to an idea like this?
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