[theme-reviewers] File operations in themes, which PHP functions are/will stay allowed?

Emil Uzelac emil at themeid.com
Tue Apr 5 02:13:50 UTC 2011

It's always good idea to look for an alternatives from WordPress core. Just
few moments ago I had:

$buffer = file_get_contents($twitter_url);

and changed that to:

$buffer = wp_remote_retrieve_body(wp_remote_get($twitter_url));

This was from my test enviroment, not the actual live site.


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On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 8:15 PM, Lmm Muc <lmmmuc at gmail.com> wrote:

> Looks like file_get_contents is not permitted anymore. What about fopen
> etc.? Looks like they still can be used?
> What can and cannot be used regarding opening, closing, writing to files?
> I plan to write dynamic CSS to a file (ending on .css) located in the theme
> folder
> Greetings,
> Flynn
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