[wp-hackers] Wordpress equivelent of Expression Engines template editor?

Andrew Bartel andrew.bartel at gmail.com
Wed May 29 23:23:01 UTC 2013


On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 4:13 PM, Micky Hulse <mickyhulse.lists at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello,
> I hate to say it, but I've wasted half my day trying to get PHP to
> parse in pages.
> I've come close to successful eval of PHP code (only for super
> admins), but the PHP opening tag gets converted to "< ?php" (notice
> the rogue space) when saving the page in the admin (I'd love to know
> what code is responsible for inserting that space!)
> Long story short, I know it's not the best idea to allow PHP in pages,
> but I'd really like to get similar functionality as the
> ExpressionEngines template editor.
> <http://ellislab.com/expressionengine>
> For those not familiar with EE, they have a "template" editor that
> allows you to essentially store your template code in the database. On
> top of allowing PHP, you can also easily specify a URL to said
> template.
> In WP, is there any workflow that would get me close to the
> functionality that the EE template editor offers?
> The closest I've come in WP is to setup custom page templates. Pages
> are cool because you can create custom URLs to your page, it's just
> that I don't have the ability to put my template code/PHP within the
> page itself.
> Just curious if I'm overlooking something.
> Thanks!
> Micky
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