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I just added a plugin on WP repository but it seems like my readme.txt wasn't parsed correctly. I even ran it through the validator but on the plugin page it shows Description text under all tabs - Installation, Changelog, FAQ

Plugin - http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/facebook-like-thumbnail/ Readme.txt - http://plugins.svn.wordpress.org/facebook-like-thumbnail/tags/0.1/readme.txt

So did I do something wrong? Or readme file parser is to blame?

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You can add a short piece of text above the description that will be the "short description". You may need a blank line above and below.

If it is not there, then the wp parser uses the first x characters of the description

like this

http://plugins.svn.wordpress.org/amr-ical-events-list/trunk/readme.txt

http://plugins.svn.wordpress.org/amr-ical-events-list/trunk/readme.txt

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I believe it will take a little time to reflect too. Right? Here is my readme file now plugins.svn.wordpress.org/facebook-like-thumbnail/trunk/… –  Ashfame Feb 28 '11 at 12:08
    
Thanks, that did it. :) –  Ashfame Feb 28 '11 at 12:47

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