[theme-reviewers] Alternative to eval()
justin at justintadlock.com
Fri Apr 29 15:48:38 UTC 2011
Why not just make a plugin for this to extend the theme?
On 4/28/2011 10:39 AM, Philip Walton wrote:
> Out of curiosity, why are you wanting them to be able to execute PHP?
> I would think that someone savvy enough to hand code PHP into a
> textarea would be savvy enough to add it to the functions.php.
> Or perhaps, if you're worried about upgrades overwriting such
> modifications, you could make your own custom-functions.php file that
> isn't controlled by svn. (Actually, that still may get deleted in an
> upgrade, someone else would have to confirm.)
> On 4/28/11 4:58 AM, Rahul Bansal wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> In next theme, we are preparing for open-source release, we want to provide
>> a "hooks-editor" interface.
>> Like many pro themes, we have added a lot of custom action& filter hooks in
>> our theme code base.
>> In admin area, we plan to provide list of hooks, each coupled with a
>> textarea, which can be used to post php-html codes in them (like
>> Now, to "execute" action handlers in textarea, we need to use eval()
>> function in PHP which is prohibited here.
>> So what are my alternatives here?
>> Just a note - we do not want to provide custom.css and/or
>> custom-functions.php files (like thesis provides) as they are hard to
>> maintain in multisite environment.
>> Also child-theme support is not yet present on repo so creating child themes
>> with style.css& function.php (to declare action handlers) is not feasible
>> either at this stage.
>> Please suggest something.
>> Rahul Bansal | Founder& CEO | rtCamp Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
>> Skype: rahul286 | Twitter: @rahul286 | Web:http://rtcamp.com/
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