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Can Wordpress Plugins "callback"?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by ycfme, Apr 5, 2011.

  1. ycfme

    ycfme Power Member

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    May sound silly, but I'd like to be clear. Anyone know? (preferably a php person...)

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  2. Autumn

    Autumn Elite Member

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    Callback to what? Use a callback function? Or "phone home" to the plugin developer? Yes on both counts.
     
  3. clau82

    clau82 Junior Member

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    yes indeed. they can do even worse :p
     
  4. jbtalk2me

    jbtalk2me Registered Member

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    Oh yes. Depending on the plugin. A plugin can do anything a server-side language can do.
     
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    dannyhw Senior Member

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    Sure. Some do for legit purposes (licensing). If in doubt check the code.
     
  6. M.N.A

    M.N.A Registered Member

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    Yes, its possible.
     
  7. alexja83

    alexja83 Registered Member

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    Of course.

    It can be programmed to do whatever they want.
     
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    Paran01d Junior Member

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    There are enough plugins out there which do that. Lots of paid plugins "phones home" to verify your license.
     
  9. ycfme

    ycfme Power Member

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    Ok guys I got it ! :p

    I knew this was possible with themes,(and had a notionthe same was for plugs and anything else .php related...) but wasn't sure regarding plugs.

    It's crazy cause I've actally seen fools on here boast with comments like "of course you don't need to worry about it IT"S A PLUGIN!" :D


    Always pays to check multiple sources ,do research and test.

    Thanks
    BHW