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Opened 16 years ago

Closed 16 years ago

#8188 closed defect (bug) (fixed)

Update Hello Dolly

Reported by: janeforshort's profile janeforshort Owned by:
Milestone: 2.7 Priority: low
Severity: minor Version:
Component: UI Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


Reduce font size, position just to the left of screen options tab.

Attachments (3)

hello.patch (550 bytes) - added by zedlander 16 years ago.
hello.png (7.1 KB) - added by zedlander 16 years ago.
8188.r9683.diff (1.5 KB) - added by jacobsantos 16 years ago.
Better standards for example plugin, includes style patch.

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Change History (11)

#1 @jacobsantos
16 years ago

  • Milestone changed from 2.7 to 2.8
  • Type changed from defect to enhancement

No patch, looks like an enhancement.

#2 @jacobsantos
16 years ago

  • Type changed from enhancement to defect

Color sucks too -> Change it from red to something that doesn't look bad. Like Green.

#3 @ryan
16 years ago

  • Milestone changed from 2.8 to 2.7

We have to do something with it in 2.7 cause right now it sucks. I'd prefer to remove it, but some people want to keep the useless thing.

#4 @technosailor
16 years ago

Some people... like your boss? :)

I want it removed too. The purpose is to demonstrate how to make a WP plugin and while it provides a functional example of a WP plugin, a more involved plugin would be useful. One that adds, for example, a management page, uses a hook or two (including one that takes more than two arguments, for instance) and one that is built in an object oriented way to demonstrate preferred coding techniques for a WP plugin.

I'm just saying that Hello Dolly, while a little useful from a demonstration perspective, really could use more demonstration functionality. Rewrite Hello Dolly in a more complex way, and it would still be functionally useless but demonstrably more useful. :)

#5 @DD32
16 years ago

My understanding was that Hello Dolly is supposed to be used as an example plugin, But like technosailor says, Its an utter aweful example of a plugin, Global values, running code in non-function/hook aspect, etc. It really would be good to replace it with something else which DOES demonstrate a lot more functionality..

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#6 @zedlander
16 years ago

How does this look?
hello.patch and hello.png attached.

16 years ago

Better standards for example plugin, includes style patch.

#7 @jacobsantos
16 years ago

Looks hot.

#8 @ryan
16 years ago

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

(In [9684]) Hello Dolly update. Props zedlander and jacobsantos. fixes #8188

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