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

Tarmo Toikkanen tarmo.toikkanen at iki.fi
Sat Jul 6 12:49:21 EDT 2013


Hi Bjorn! I pushed my edits to a github repository here: https://github.com/tarmot/wp-cc-plugin/tree/tarmo-mods
The plugin is still named according to the original License, so it will conflict with it and cannot be published on WP codex as it is. But you should be able to give it a go.


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Tarmo Toikkanen
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On Friday 5. 07 2013 at 22.59, BjornW wrote:

> 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 The best plugin I've found is License, which also is outdated and a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 (mailto:tarmo at iki.fi)
> > http://tarmo.fi
> > 
> > 
> > 
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