I think all you need to do is look at the answers that question has received to determine if it's a question that should stay open. But, as always, if the community decides it's a valid question, that's absolutely fine.
It's an open ended question inviting people to speculate on something that may or may not happen, and it's quite unclear. 2 people have decided it means the JSON API. one person has decided it means something completely different.
Anyway, if you all think it's ok, I'm happy with that. This is just my personal, subjective opinion
What I really miss apart from fetching posts or whatever data with a built-in API is a small set o...
Reworked slightly to make it more focused. Imo, it was mainly a problem with a vague the title @anu
To me it sounded more like "I'm confused from looking at crappy AJAX implementation examples"
Also, "future-core" is in scope. And that is what the JSON API is. And that API will be what replaces much of the workflow. So no, my answer isn't different, it's just focused on the now, not on the "next version feat" part.
I have noticed that pretty much any questions tagged with woocommerce receives downvotes, most of the time instantly.
The current tag page of it looks insane.
Basically, what is going on? I saw some threads about the official site linking WPSE for support but that does not seem to be the case a...
@toscho, when asked what will be in the future the only possible answers are speculations. If you are involved with core development you might have some idea of what might happen in the next half year, but AFAIK no one of the regulars here is involved with core development. therefor that JS API question is opinion based
In addition it is totaly not clear wtf is JS API. Some of the things he asked for can be easily acheived with DOM and HTML5 API, is he talking about some node.js binding?
it is a matter of how bad a question is. I think the original version was extremely bad and it was a question of why it should be closed, not if. From what I understand @kaiser, decided to take it to the AJAX direction but even now 3 of the 4 items listed can be done today and are pure client side and the group item.... how knows what it means.
he asked for speculation. nacin spexulated that future development of core will be in JS and look where we are today. I can even find a proper documentation on how to use the media dialog, and not even talking about how to extend them
@MarkKaplun I understand your close vote and your point of view there. It's as valid as the question itself. But there's always a chance to make a question better. That's why we got community edits on questions and answers. Please read this Meta question:
Consider the following scenario:
A (new) user asks a question that is related to a specific plugin. It may or may not employ core functionality, but is at least borderline, if not entirely, off-topic. It however is not badly phrased and does show some research effort (apart from having ignored th...
@MarkKaplun WP roadmap is not a secret sauce, the development happens in public, so does planning. the declared JS dev goals for core might not happen, but the fact is that they are work in progress and declared as goals right now is factual information
I feel strongly that border-line scope questions should be answered. This is clearly an unpopular answer by high-rep users, but as someone slight more representative of the masses, I can tell you it is insanely frustrating to see so many questions closed as off-topic.
I would guess 15% of the q...
User refers to off topic question, which are open. Crazy, right?
I don't take to heart that @toscho got upset about that close vote. But no edit could have saved that question, as the author clearly doesn't understand enough what can be done today in JS and he is basing his question on an unofficial speculation. There is no reason to supply an API to check if the user is logged in when all you need to do is check the existence of the authorization cookie. The menu state can be retrieved from DOM, browser info you can get with the HTML5 JS API.
wordpress doesn't need to do any explicit thing to support those requested use cases
I was looking for a plugin but to no avail. Anyway, I'm building a custom Wordpress theme using ACF Pro (which works perfectly) and have added a lot of different custom fields for each user (like price, location, skills, etc.)
What I'd like to do is control the prices or at least get an email as...
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How do I get all of a single taxonomies terms that have one or more particular sibling terms?
For example, let's say I have the following taxonomies. Terms are listed underneath the taxonomies, and the parenthesis indicates have many posts the terms are used on.
sixteen (used on ...
it's definetevely yaml used in ruby config files, where :string indicates array keys, object properties or variable names. Using ruby you can convert the code I posted above in a plain object with 4 properties: major, minor, patch and special. I assume that semver task do the same...