[wp-hackers] Useless Filter
scribu at gmail.com
Tue Feb 17 18:58:48 GMT 2009
No, you can't do add_filter($name, $callback, $priority, $number_of_args,
$CUSTOM_ARGS) right? Or that's not what you're asking...
On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 7:35 PM, Nathan Rice <ncrice at gmail.com> wrote:
> My mistake guys and gals. The filter isn't useless.
> So I'm not missing anything there, though, right? There is no current way
> of passing variables into a filter function for that particular instance of
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> On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 12:29 PM, Jennifer Hodgdon <yahgrp at poplarware.com
> > In answer to your question at the end of your post: You are missing
> > something. There are some plugins that need to filter titles in a way
> > only depends on the text.
> > If you are interested, one example is multi-lingual plugins. When you
> > a post, you type something like this in for the post title:
> > [lang_en]Title in English[/lang_en][lang_es]Titulo en Español[/lang_es]
> > But when the blog is being viewed, you only display either English or
> > Spanish, depending on URL, cookies, etc. That is done with a 'the_title'
> > filter, which decides on the language and spits out just one part of that
> > text. Independent of post ID, where it is being used, etc.
> > I'm not saying you shouldn't advocate adding some more information to
> > 'the_title', but the current usage is NOT useless.
> > --Jennifer
> > Nathan Rice wrote:
> >> So last night I was trying to build a plugin when I ran across this code
> >> in
> >> http://svn.automattic.com/wordpress/trunk/wp-includes/classes.php
> >> $output .= $indent . '<li class="' . $css_class . '"><a href="' .
> >> get_page_link($page->ID) . '" title="' .
> >> attribute_escape(apply_filters('the_title', $page->post_title)) . '">' .
> >> $link_before . apply_filters('the_title', $page->post_title) .
> >> .
> >> '</a>';
> > [...]
> >> Am I missing something, or am I right in thinking that the use of this
> >> filter here is completely non-existent?
> > --
> > Jennifer Hodgdon * Poplar ProductivityWare
> > www.poplarware.com
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> > Custom Web Programming, Web Databases
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