Hook for clean plugin removal

  1. Vincent Mimoun-Prat

    WP core should provide a hook for plugins to execute when the user wants to delete the plugin.

    The plugin administration panel should as well provide a button to delete a plugin's folder and a checkbox that would indicate if the user want to delete all the plugin data from database or just the files.

    This would allow plugin developpers to have a standard procedure to delete the plugin tables, options, remove extra columns, ...

    Posted: 9 years ago #
  2. tdavislaserapp


    Good idea, but in the opinion of some paranoid administrators (of which I am surrounded by in my server environment) granting access for folder deletion to the web server user is like asking them to cut off an arm. And I understand their concern.

    If this was part of the core of WP...I may not be able to run in on our server.

    Posted: 9 years ago #

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