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i've been developing a few plugins over the last few weeks that i want to share, soon, such as:

  • a 'helper'-plugin, that eases the creation of standard option pages
  • a photo contest manager
  • a subcription signup manager (a rewrite of 'user role subscriptions' by Byrd)
  • a basic affiliate ad campain manager with referral tracking

Since im a lazy c*** i'm wondering if there's a necessity to setup my own site properly (which i have, but it still shows the ads from the hosting company ;-) ) or if using the SVN hosting offered by Wordpress Plugins gives me all i need?

Also, what are the licensing policies when hosting on Wordpress Plugins?


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The plugins have to be licensed under the GPL and no, you don't have to set up your own site for them.

More info here: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/about/

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Thanks for the pointer. – wyrfel Feb 19 '11 at 14:14

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