[wp-hackers] Disabling Tools->Export
harry at dxw.com
Wed Jun 27 12:45:00 UTC 2012
Yup, that's what I'm suggesting - but agree that one-off core editing is
bad. Hence happy to write a patch, if it would be accepted.
On 27/06/12 13:31, Christopher Ross wrote:
> Harry, I hesitate to ever suggest changing core files but the only way I could think of to ensure the export can't run *ever* would be to edit /wp-admin/export.php and remove the functionality.
> On 2012-06-27, at 8:47 AM, Harry Metcalfe wrote:
>> We've found that some of our corporate clients have concerns about the ability for their staff to mass-export data from the WP backend.
>> I realise we can (and have) removed the administrator role's capability to do that, but I wondered if it might be useful to add a constant that disables it? There's a bit of concern that a plugin could re-add the capability without us noticing. Something that works like DISALLOW_FILE_EDIT would be more robust.
>> Very happy to submit a patch if people think it's a good idea.
>> wp-hackers mailing list
>> wp-hackers at lists.automattic.com
> Christopher Ross : @thisismyurl : Pinterest : Facebook : LinkedIn : Google+
> Telephone: (506) 455-4122
> 399 King Street,
> Fredericton, New Brunswick
> E3B 3E5
> Photography : Blog
> wp-hackers mailing list
> wp-hackers at lists.automattic.com
More information about the wp-hackers