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Opened 12 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#12260 closed feature request (duplicate)

Add PHP requirement to plugin info retrieved trough API call

Reported by: petervanderdoes Owned by: ryan
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: WordPress.org Site Keywords: close
Focuses: Cc:


Add a field to the header of the readme.txt
Requires at least PHP: 5.2

Use this field in the back end, to be returned when calling:
wp_remote_post('http://api.wordpress.org/plugins/update-check/1.0/', $options);
adding it to the transient 'update_plugins'.

Then when a plug-in upgrade is available and the plugin changed to require PHP5 with in the core the option to upgrade could be disabled with some info that the PHP version X is required and the server runs PHP version Y.

Using a check during the on activation hook means that during an upgrade of the plugin the old version is already removed and the user would have to download and install the previous version of the plugin.

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patch.diff (2.1 KB) - added by petervanderdoes 12 years ago.
The patch required in teh core. the $r->required_php is made up of course.

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Change History (8)

12 years ago

The patch required in teh core. the $r->required_php is made up of course.

#1 @petervanderdoes
12 years ago

The patch is created on WordPress 2.9.2 BTW

#2 @jdingman
12 years ago

+1, I think this would be a great idea. helps give people a better user experience overall, in my opinion

#3 @hakre
12 years ago

Related: #13699

#4 @nacin
11 years ago

  • Milestone changed from Awaiting Review to WordPress.org site

This is going to be less relevant come 3.2 and PHP 5.2.

#5 @nacin
11 years ago

  • Keywords close added

#6 @SergeyBiryukov
9 years ago

Related/duplicate: #23880

#7 @nacin
9 years ago

  • Milestone WordPress.org deleted
  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from new to closed

Duplicate of #23880.

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