More plugin hooks on the admin panel!

  1. Xander

    Many feature requests here in the ideas section are for admin panel improvements, but there is staunch resistance against "bloat" in this sensitive area. How about a compromise then: more plugin hooks!

    It would sure beat having to hack the code every time you upgrade to a new version...

    Posted: 10 years ago #
  2. cpill


    I've posted an idea which would include this idea and more in one go...

    Posted: 10 years ago #
  3. John Blackbourn


    More plugin hooks can only be a good thing, but it'd be nice to see some specific examples of hooks you'd like.

    Posted: 10 years ago #
  4. steegness


    The hooks I'd like to see center mostly around the Post/Edit process.

    With a finer control over that page in particular, an administrator could allow the blog to become a town-hall bulletin board, with controls on how one is allowed to post, what they're allowed to edit, what they're allowed to upload, etc.

    As an example of places where hooks could live: general_template.php's the_editor() function could have a filter on the toolbar div to allow access to the HTML/richedit switcher. Another hook there (or in edit-form-advanced.php) could set $media_buttons and the other parameters not now set when called.

    Posted: 9 years ago #
  5. Jen
    Key Master

    There have been many hooks added over the 3 years.

    Posted: 7 years ago #

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