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Private plugin updating - GitHub zip file changes the plugin directory (with release or branch name)

I am trying to automate the updating of private custom plugins. I found this question: Updates for a private plugin?, which works brilliantly. I have the zip files on a website and WordPress detects ...
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Is it bad practice to install WordPress by cloning from the official GitHub repo?

I haven't found any straight answers in my searches, so I am wondering if anyone could tell me if it's bad practice to clone from the official GitHub repo for WordPress installation. I'm aware that ...
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How to host your WordPress theme on github and make my theme updatable for my client

I'm currently developing an WordPress theme for a client of mine. I want it to be hosted on GitHub, so my client can update the theme whenever I release a new update of the theme. The problem is that ...
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Is it a good idea to make Wordpress theme repository public?

I have my custom Wordpress+Woocommerce theme created that I want to show on my github page as a reference. The theme does not contain any login data. Of course it contains server-side php code that ...
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GitHub plugins safe to use in my website?

I have some question about GitHub files, I hope it is a proper place to ask. I downloaded the gravity forms from https://github.com/wp-premium/gravityforms You may know that the plugin itself is sold ...
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What is the correct way to set up a staging server and use github for version control?

I have Wordpress site at /var/www/contoso/html (contoso.com) running on a CentOS 8 server. I would like to run a new theme and make some frontend changes to it to make it match the look and feel of ...
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Wordpress GitHub Workflow

I currently have a WordPress GitHub workflow that is the following: Development is done locally -> committed to the GitHub repository -> is pushed to the dev WP site/admin panel -> QA'd ->...
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Wordpres core-update theme renames theme folder name

I've got a theme that checks for a new version on GitHub. When it finds a new version it downloads it and install it. The problem is that it installs the theme with a different folder name than ...
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How to persist custom posts, custom fields and styles on a Github repository?

I need to send a code to a third person through Github with custom posts and custom fields for them just add the posts. I have tried to find this approach online but I could not find the answer since ...
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Generate pages from markdown files in github automatically

I have a lot of markdown documents stored in GitHub. The .md documents change often so it is difficult to track changes. What I am currently doing is create a template and read content from the URL ...
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how to embed or share a gits in my blog wordpress?

I am new in worpdress but I would like to share my code gits in my blog wordpress. so then I made a gits in github: (this code it is just a example for this question) but when I try to share my ...
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Can I put in Github the code of a abandoned plugin I want to fork?

My friends. I want to know if I can create a repository of abandoned plugin of wp.org that the author is not mantaining make 2 years. The plugin is this: https://br.wordpress.org/plugins/send-emails-...
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Can I upload my self hosted WordPress website on GitHub as a project? [closed]

I have searched this question a lot Can we call our WordPress Website a project? and Can we somehow upload our Wordpress Website as a Project on Github? I have an e-Commerce based website, which ...
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GitHub .md files to WordPress pages

I saw some websites that manage their information/documentation in a GitHub repository. This allows everyone to create issues if something is wrong or outdated, propose changes by forking/request push ...
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GIT and Development URL's point to production

I am experimenting with GIT for version control. I have a production environment that I created a repo for HERE, then did a git clone locally. I created/modified the wp-config to work with my local DB....
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Custom theme updater - random string in new theme name

I am making a theme that will be updateable via github. https://github.com/pallazzio/skeleton I am trying to use the plugin updater tutorial from smashing magazine, modified for updating a theme ...
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WordPress Premium Plugin (3rd Party Github User)

I just started to setup my WordPress worklow with Composer. After hours of research I found a Github User, that is hosting "some" Premium Plugins on his Account. My Question's are: It is allowed? ...
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How to handle a GitHub webhook POST request?

I'd like to start by saying that I wasn't sure if this was the right place to post this question, so if it isn't please point me in the right direction. Ok, so I have a GitHub webhook that is ...
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Git ignore everything except custom theme directory

I only just started trying to use GitHub with WordPress, so I'm completely new to everything git. My problem is simple: I want to setup my .gitignore so git ignores absolutely everything except my ...
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Git Hosting for WordPress SVN Plugin Repository [closed]

I'm setting up my first WordPress plugin on the WordPress.org Plugin Site. Behind the scenes, developers add plugins to this site via an SVN repository. Is the any tooling (supported by Automattic ...
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Why doesn't the "Press This" bookmarklet work on GitHub?

This is a mystery to me. The "Press This" bookmarklet works well for me, everywhere except when I try to press one of my GitHub repositories. It doesn't just fail to grab anything, the window fails ...
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Version control using GIT [duplicate]

I am a Wordpress developer and currently I don't use version control but do keep regular backups before and after altering files of both the database and file system. I am seriously considering ...
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Including third party libraries in plugin [closed]

I am developing a wordpress plugin and would like to include third party libraries from Github. How do I include these a library so I can use the functions in my plugin?
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Sync Local site and Distant site

I want to manage my WP site in local, then sync it to my git, and then automatically deploy it. In fact, I already have my site in production, and trying to make it work in local. The fact is I can ...
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What is the wordpress Git hub Repo master on beta?

I am fairly new to Wordpress and have started checking out the latest version from Github. I assumed that the latest version would be master but it seems the latest is 3.9-branch Is the 3.9 branch ...
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Generate WordPress Theme from GitHub Repository

How do I generate a WordPress theme based on my GitHub repository? http://underscores.me is what I want to replicate. Here is a link to the GitHub repot: https://github.com/Automattic/_s I wish to ...
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How to use github to update my plugin

I am trying to use github for my plugin updates, i have looked around I found this WordPress-GitHub-Plugin-Updater. I am now stuck and cannot get it to work. I have created the simplest plugin to ...
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Is it possible to checkout a beta version of WordPress via github?

I know how to check out current versions of WordPress using via git fetch --tags but I only see current and past versions, not betas. Is it possible to get access to betas through github?
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Pull latest stable release via git [closed]

I'm currently working with a workflow that makes use of Wordpress as a submodule under git. My workflow involves adding a submodule to my project from the following URL: git://github.com/WordPress/...
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Have WP Theme update from Git Repository

I have a client's theme currently hosted on github. Instead of doing a git deploy or using a service like Beanstalk's deployments. I will be pushing the same theme across many sites (79 to be exact) ...
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Is Git/GitHub a good WordPress deployment solution?

I'm currently developing my WordPress locally, committing my code to GitHub with Git and then SSHing into my server and doing a "git pull" to update my code. Is this a good option for code deployment ...
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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 confused. I just want to work without publishing and a need of an internet connection, and when all is ...
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Post via git repository

I want to be able to post via a git repo. For example I have a repo named "blog" which contains these files: first_post.md second_post.md another_post.md I want all these files to appear in my blog ...
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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 and ...
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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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How to use one git (github) repository for version control for multiple themes

I have built and maintain many themes for various clients. I'd like to be able to put them all in github for lovely version control. However github gets a bit expensive when you have over 20 private ...
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