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Opened 6 years ago

Closed 14 months ago

#35910 closed enhancement (fixed)

Allow wp_credits() to accept custom wordpress versions and locals

Reported by: ramiy Owned by: SergeyBiryukov
Milestone: 5.6 Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Administration Keywords: has-patch
Focuses: administration Cc:

Description

Introduced in wordpress 3.2, wp_credits() retrieve the contributor credits from http://api.wordpress.org/. This function doesn't accept any parameter, it retrieves data only for the current wordpress version and local.

As a plugin developer, if I want to get wordpress credits information for older versions or different locals, I can't do that using wp_credits().

But It can be easily fixed. The function just need to accept the version and the local as parameters. For backwards compatibility, if the parameters are empty, we will use the current version and local.

See the attached patch.

Attachments (1)

35910.patch (1.4 KB) - added by ramiy 6 years ago.

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Change History (6)

@ramiy
6 years ago

#2 @Presskopp
5 years ago

  • Keywords has-patch added

#3 @ramiy
14 months ago

This is a minor update. Instead of using hardcoded $wp_version and get_locale() inside a function. The function can accept the version and the local as parameters. If no parameters set, the function defaults to $wp_version and get_locale().

#4 @SergeyBiryukov
14 months ago

  • Milestone set to 5.6

#5 @SergeyBiryukov
14 months ago

  • Owner set to SergeyBiryukov
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

In 48715:

Administration: Allow wp_credits() to accept $version and $locale parameters.

This can be helpful for plugin developers to get credits information for older versions or different locales.

Props ramiy.
Fixes #35910.

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