[cc-devel] Status of the official CC Wordpress plugin

BjornW burobjorn at gmail.com
Fri Jul 5 15:59:03 EDT 2013


Hi Tarmo,

I'm a WordPress plugin developer myself and I'm willing to help out. For
instance with testing. Do you have your code somewhere online, like
Github or some other place where we can check it out and perhaps send
patches / pull requests?

grtz
BjornW

On 05-07-13 21:49, Tarmo Toikkanen wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I'm new to the list, but did check the archives back at least 2 years
> and did not see any mention of this. So here goes:
>
> There's a Wordpress plugin that is listed in the CC
> wiki: http://wiki.creativecommons.org/WpLicense
> However, WpLicense hasn't been updated since 2007. It's well done,
> since it still works. However, it is very limited in its
> behavior. Does anyone know if there's already people looking at
> resuming development of that plugin?
>
> What I've needed is a plugin that works for a multi-author blog, where
> each author may have a separate license in use, and where certainly
> the attribution generated in the CC license should reflect each post's
> real author.
>
> The best plugin I've found is License, which also is outdated and a
> bit buggy: http://wordpress.org/plugins/license/
>
> I've updated it myself to work better in non-US contexts and fixing
> bugs. It allows for a default CC license for the blog, a default
> license for each author, and post-specific licenses that override
> those defaults. The widgets and short codes display correct
> post-specific author names in the RDF and HTML.
>
> I'm planning on publishing my fixed version of "License" to the
> Wordpress codex. But I'm wondering what the best approach would be in
> terms of WpLicense and what others are planning or wanting to do.
>
> -- 
> Tarmo Toikkanen
> Creative Commons Finland
> tarmo at iki.fi
> http://tarmo.fi
>
>
>
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