[wp-hackers] 3.5 and attachment_fields_to_edit (custom fields for media)
jayarjo at gmail.com
Sat Aug 17 15:26:02 UTC 2013
Is there a writeup about "the newer post type UI/API" anywhere? It is hard
to find to say at least.
On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 3:13 AM, Steve Taylor <steve at sltaylor.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi, thanks for the response.
> I've updated the plugin (on GitHub, not yet wordpress.org) to work
> with the new API. Yes, much easier :-) Just a few tweaks and the code
> I've got in place for post screen meta boxes works fine for 3.5
> I left my old code in for backwards compatibility. I'm checking on the
> actual WP version, not on the existence of a hook. Maybe not always
> the best way around, but I guess this means now I don't have to worry
> about when you re-implement attachment_fields_to_edit for your
> backwards compatibility...
> On 14 October 2012 17:39, Andrew Nacin <wp at andrewnacin.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 8:31 AM, Steve Taylor <steve at sltaylor.co.uk>
> >> Hi,
> >> A plugin of mine
> >> (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/developers-custom-fields/)
> >> involves adding custom fields to media attachments via the
> >> attachment_fields_to_edit hook. It looks like this method is broken in
> >> the current beta of 3.5 due to moving media editing to post.php.
> >> Has anyone worked with this / posted about it? I've looked through the
> >> Trac ticket (http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/21391) and there
> >> don't seem to be any hints for devs whose stuff this breaks.
> >> I'm ploughing into it now, just wondered if anyone else was ahead of
> >> me! I'm guessing the new approach will be even easier to hook into
> >> (using standard meta boxes) - but does legacy support just involve
> >> leaving attachment_fields_to_edit stuff in place?
> > Two things:
> > - Your plugin will probably become a lot simpler if it is updated to use
> > the newer post type UI/API.
> > - We are still doing backwards compatibility sweeps. We will continue
> > support attachment_fields_to_edit in a backwards compatible, deprecated
> > fashion, it just doesn't yet. Thanks for the reminder on this hook in
> > particular.
> > Nacin
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