Tata wrote:But I would place it really under a separate system function instead of putting it directly in e.g. plugin self
cmb wrote:...For desktop applications it's done with the help of installers (MSI, Inno Setup etc.)...
That's what I thought too and put it into Calendar and Memberpages.cmb wrote:To improve the usability the user should see the "Main Settings" directly after choosing the plugin from the menu. The version info/license and the plugin's system check should be available elsewhere.
Calendar does this in a simplyfied way. It looks at the file calendar_version.txt in my downloads folder.Tata wrote:The simply check the source webpage and compare the version number presented and installed.
svasti wrote:Calendar does this in a simplyfied way. It looks at the file calendar_version.txt in my downloads folder.
svasti wrote:But what if an author abandons his plugin? And somebody else takes over? The old plugin will not know the new URL.
svasti wrote:or even worse "Author defected to Get Simple "
cmb wrote:And having a basic plugin repository on cmsimple-xh.com is a great idea IMO. But indeed that requires some programming, as AFAIK no such solution is available. I can do that, but I wouldn't be sad, if somebody else would tackle that task.
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