[theme-reviewers] Note on the WordPress Updates screen
chip at chipbennett.net
Tue Jul 5 15:13:40 UTC 2011
Don't worry; I've got other code to finish writing first (Theme
activation/deactivation hooks, for one thing). But, I'd like to get an idea
of what, with respect to core code, such a pitch will involve. (I've always
understood the biggest changes to be in the API rather than core.)
On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 10:10 AM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:
> I wouldn't start writing code just yet. It needs to be pitched first.
> It's probably not all that difficult to add, actually. But because of
> the need for API support (not to mention adding readme.txt parsing in
> the theme directory), it's one of those "large" features that needs
> core dev buy-in first.
> On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 9:56 AM, Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net> wrote:
> > Otto,
> > If you can point me in the right direction in core for the Plugin-related
> > functionality, I'll try to get the ball rolling.
> > I assume there's an update.php or upgrade.php or somesuch, but I've never
> > delved into that part of core...
> > Chip
> > On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 9:51 AM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:
> >> On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 2:08 AM, Syahir Hakim <khairulsyahir at gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> > Hi everyone,
> >> >
> >> > Is there a way to add a little note on the WordPress Updates admin
> >> > screen
> >> > under the updates notification for themes listed on the repository?
> >> > Something like this: http://tinypic.com/r/ir6r7b/7
> >> No. However something like this would be a core modification to
> >> support it, as well as work on the backend wordpress.org api code and
> >> themes directory to allow for readme.txt files and parsing and such.
> >> Discussion is about to begin surrounding 3.3 features. This would be a
> >> good time to pitch such an idea for 3.3 development.
> >> -Otto
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