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Getting Started with Subversion, Git, or similar Version Control System to keep a History of my Files? [closed]

I realize this may be a broad question on the surface, but I'm looking for specific examples of setups/workflows that people use to keep a version history of edited files on a WordPress site. For ...
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Dev, Stage and Production Deployment for WordPress Sites?

So I need to be able to have dev/stage/production iterations (over separate servers) for a WordPress website, I use git usually but this obviously isn't going to work with WordPress sites because of ...
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How-to: push a GitHub repo to the wordpress plugin servers

I develop my plugin over on github but when it comes to deployment I have to somehow copy my changes into the Wordpress SVN. Currently I do this manually and copy over each file in each directory ...
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Easiest Way to Create a Patch for Submission to WordPress Core?

I've submitted a few patches for WordPress core on Trac (one of which has been used) but every time I think about doing it I cringe because my setup for doing so is incredibly tedious. Can someone ...
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Is there a faster way to git-svn clone a wordpress plugin from the subversion repository?

When cloning a SVN repo with git-svn it searches laboriously through every revision for changes that are relevant (at least as I understand it). Is there anyway to make this process quicker? I ...
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Any guides on using WP SVN with IDE clients? [closed]

The documentation for dealing with official WP repository is exclusively about using command line. While I have no bias against that, I do have little experience with VCS and two (or three) different ...
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How do you allow plugins to be updated using the GUI without breaking your subversion repository?

Development on a WordPress installation is under Subversion version control. We're not using externals to link in the plugins - the plugins are getting installed / updated by non-developers in charge ...
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Releasing new plugin version, how to rename old options keys?

I have everything ready for publishing a new version of my plugin but one last issue stands... The old version had no naming convention for its key option names. The options grew and I renamed all ...
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Is it necessary to bump a plug-in's version if you're just updating the “Tested up to” attribute?

I've got a number of plug-in's hosted on the wordpress.org svn server ... with the immenent release of 3.1, I would like to update the "Tested up to" meta data. There will be no functional changes to ...
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what is the correct way to update a plugin via tortoise svn to the repository?

I'm embarrassed to say that I am a bit clueless on the procedure used to update a plugin via tortoise svn even though my plugin has been on the repository for years and had over 300,000 downloads! ...
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Stable tag of plugin in the readme file

If I am pushing a new version (v0.2) of my plugin (v0.1) on the repo, what does I do with the stable tag in readme file? Change it to v0.2? What should come here? Clarifications please :)
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How to look at code in WordPress repositories without downloading?

A lot of questions are about plugins and themes, that you don't necessarily have installed. Downloading zip archive, unpacking and opening in editor seems like a too much hassle. If only there was a ...
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Should I use SVN or Git?

I've never used version control before, but I'm starting to work more collaboratively on WordPress plugins and themes and I think it would be a good idea to have a record of versions and updates. ...
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How to convert a WordPress install under SVN to one that is not?

On one of my WordPress installs, I used SVN to do the initial install. I thought that this would help upgrades...and it did for awhile. I tried it with the latest release 3.0.1, and this method did ...
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Can i do plugin commits directly from a plugin folder inside an installation using the Trunk SVN

I have several virtual hosts setup, three of them pull files via SVN when needed(though only the trunk folder actually needs this), using SVN for other versions make for easy patch creation, or easy ...
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Sync my svn repositories

I use my own svn repositories for all my development. I am looking for an easy way to keep the svn repository wordpress provides for my plugin synced up with my own internal repository. The desired ...
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Subversion, github, etc.. version control systems/repositories

I'm developing WP as a heavily bespoke CMS. One of the five plugins required is already 2500 lines of code and isn't quite finished. I work between two machines - my laptop and my home PC. ...
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Updating a Wordpress plugins breaks SVN

I have a blog with all the plugins I need committed to an internal svn repository. Wordpress is showing that some plugins need to be updated but when I do, Wordpress will delete the folder for that ...
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Using source control with WordPress

I just recovered from a pretty bad crash using Server 2008 Shadow copy. Ultimatly I didn't lose more than a few hours of work but a loss is a loss. I've decided to move to version control to prevent ...
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Managing updates when Wordpress is in your own svn repo

I download and configure Wordpress for a development environment and a production environment. After it's set up on one server we check it into a subversion repo and then go and check it out on the ...
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How to fix broken upgrade to 3.1

As soon as i saw the message on WPSE about the 3.1 release i immediately went a did a switch on my local installation(SVN switch). Only issue is the wp-settings.php is trying to include a ...
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Setting up SVN for teamwork on WordPress custom theme development

Amongst technical devs, it's pretty straightforward to get everyone running their own local dev server, get TortoiseSVN running, and then commit changes periodically to the repository. We can then ...
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How to handle the Plugin Version on Update using Tortoise SVN and the worpdress.org Plugin Repository?

Recently I tried to update my plugin to WP server. The update to trunk folder went fine, but when I created a folder with a new version under tags folder and tried to upload it, only the immediate ...
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Commit changes to WordPress Plugin SVN with TortoiseSVN

I'm trying to upload my plugin for the first time to the WordPress SVN. I've been granted access from the WordPress team. I am able to download the directory. Then I try to place my plugin files ...
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Do you have to have command line access to use Subversion with Wordpress?

My group does not have command line access to the machine that is running our WordPress instance. However, we would still like to install/update using Subversion. Is this possible? Also, does ...
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Is there a seamless solution for submitting plugins to wordpress.org SVN and GitHub? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How-to: push a GitHub repo to the wordpress plugin servers I love WordPress, but I also love GitHub. Would love to know if there is a seamless solution to using both SVN ...
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Using Subversion to deploy WordPress

I use Subversion with my websites. Up until now, this has meant creating a new repo for each of my sites. However, this is wholly inefficient as it means me lugging around the whole WordPress source ...
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My new WordPress plugin version is not showing up in the plugin directory. It's been 4 days what could the problem be?

Hi to all I made a wordpress plugin amtythumb post. All previous versions are reflected at worpress SVN within some hours. But this time 5.5 version of my plugin is not being reflected on wordpress ...
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wordpress.org codebase

Is the codebase that runs wordpress.org publicly available? Specifically, I'm interested in the part that parses the plugins SVN repository to determine the current and past versions of plugins. I ...
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How do I implement a .diff changeset from core.trac.wordpress.org locally?

I have a local copy of the latest version of wordpress that I set up using svn co http://core.svn.wordpress.org/trunk/ There is a diff that I want to pull into my local fileset: ...
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How long should it take for a plugin to fully load into the WordPress.org plugin repository?

I updated my plugin, Export to Text, to 1.3 and committed it to the WordPress SVN repository yesterday. The 1.3 download button was available pretty quickly, but a day later the read me text is not ...
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How to update plugins with database updates if I use svn

I have my own SVN repository that has everything checked in from root of the htdocs directory. The repository includes (I do have some ignores set): Wordpress Core Plugins Themes My process is: ...
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How can I edit commit messages in my wp-hosted plugin repo?

I stupidly committed code with a commit message that doesn't make sense. I looked up how to edit commit messages for SVN repos and read this stackoverflow post, however, unfortunately it seems like I ...
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How to update Wordpress plugins to latest using SVN

I can get latest WP using latest.tar.gz http://wordpress.org/latest.tar.gz How to get latest plugins? I checked about svn i need to know when new version is out and in command svn sw put latest link ...
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How to make previous versions available for users?

I am new to using subversion, trac and do not clearly understand how the wordpress plugin repository works. When committing WP Responder I put all the files in a directory called "trunk" and committed ...
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Why does Wordpress redirect when I separate wp-core and wp-content?

I'm trying to setup my Wordpress projects so that I can have http://www.example.com/ as my site URL, say mapped to /var/www/vhosts/www.example.com/ and in there, I would like to use the following ...
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Is there any good way to use SVN for uploads directory?

We just got our servers set up with SVN which works great. Wordpress upgrades and plugin installations are managed manually, which all goes through SVN as well, but I can't work out a good way to ...
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1answer
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Update a custom theme with Subversion?

Before I start: I'm not sure if this is feasible so any guidance, suggestions, criticisms are welcome. I'm looking for an easy way to deploy my Wordpress theme code from my development environment ...
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my own SVN for a plugin/theme

If I develop a theme or plugin and don't submit it to the wordpress plugin repository is it possible to have my own SVN to roll out updates? How is this done?
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How do I avoid having duplicate of plugin in trunk?

I published a plugin and then installed it into a test site to check it was published OK. The copy that was installed contains: plugin.php readme.txt trunk/plugin.php trunk/readme.txt The trunk ...
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1answer
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Plugin README.txt isn't updating in the Directory (stable tag is correct)

I'm fairly certain I've tagged (and updated) everything properly according to the official FAQ. My previous version was 1.0.0 My new (current) version is 1.0.1 I've updated README.txt in trunk with ...
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Plugin update not reflected in Wordpress plugin page

I've created a plugin and added it to WP plugins repository. Later, I've seen few mistakes on readme.txt file. So I've fixed it and commited the changes: svn add --force trunk/readme.txt svn ci -m ...
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Cannot update …/tags folder in SVN Repository

Could you please supply (I'm stupid) step by step process of what I'm trying to do? Thanks! I uploaded my first plugin using tortoiseSVN. With some difficulty, I got the files into the /tags dir but ...
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Add plugin by SVN. Current version problem

i need add new version of plugin. And i have one problem! On my plugin link http://wordpress.org/plugins/simple-facebook-comments/ i steel see current version 0.7.6 but i add 0.7.7 Look on this skrin ...
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WordPress.org how to force expire Cached Banner-772x250 from my Plugin page

I created and added a banner to my plugin page http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/dbc-backup-2/ but there was a spelling mistake so I deleted & committed a new verison. After I added the new ...
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how can I create a WP offline environment before releasing the websites? [closed]

GIT? SVN? WAMP? XAMP? MERCURIAL? BITNAMI? There are so many options that I am getting a bit cunfused. I just want to work without publishing and a need of an internet connection, and when all is ...
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Why Does Automattic use SVN for WordPress Instead of Git?

I use Git on my development and I find it to be reliable so I wonder what is the reason Automattic choose to use SVN for WordPress?