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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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Custom headers for the WordPress plugin directory

I just have submitted one of my simple WP Widget to the Wordpress Directory. http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-twitter-trends/ I want to add Plugin Title Image as like in http://wordpress.org/...
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How to update WordPress plugin readme.txt description page without triggering a plugin update?

Is it possible to update the readme.txt file for a plugin without releasing a new plugin version update?
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Adding Image in readme.txt file of wordpress plugin

It is possible to add a gif file in the readme.txt file of wordpress plugin in the wordpress.org plugin repository? My plugin url is https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-toggle-comments-form-fields/ I ...
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WYSIWYG Wordpress readme.txt file Markdown Viewer

I'm ready to upload my first Wordpress Plugin and although I'm pretty sure I nailed the readme.txt file I thought it would be nice if I could preview it before uploading the zip file. My search has ...
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Styling readme.html in plugin?

I am making readme.html file for a plugin with some detailed setup instruction that need to include screenshots. As rest of UI I want it be consistent with WordPress style and so I looked at its own ...
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What is the way to ship read-me strings like plugin-strings for internationalization?

I want to translate my plugin for non-English languages. But for readme strings, I could find the only option to submit translations over translate.wordpress.org. Is there any way like the one ...
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problem with readme.txt description and youtube video [closed]

I am the author of the Bitcoin and Altcoin Wallets plugin and I'm facing an issue with my readme.txt file. I would like to show a video and a text description, like other plugins do. I have entered ...
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Does the order of sections in readme.txt matter?

As the title says, Does the order of sections in readme.txt matter? This relates to me editing changelog every update and having to scroll past all the FAQ entries. Is it OK to move changelog to the ...
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How to show active version on wordpress.org of a published plugin?

I have published a plugin, first time, on wordpress.org. The problem I have is that it doesn't show the stats of active version and only option for download is a Development Version. My svn structure ...
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Wordpress.org Plugin Directory doesn't recognise screenshots [closed]

I'm a developer and I recently created this plugin I am not sure what I did wrong but for some reason the icons, screensshots are not being properly displayed. This is the readme text. The ...
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How to block access to files without modifying .htaccess or ngnix config? [closed]

I'm trying to prevent access to readme.txt files on a WP site. Normally, this would be easy by just modifying the .htaccess file or the ngnix configuration. However, the host runs ngnix, which ...
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Is there a way to test that readme looks in other language before submitting translation?

I am adding the translation for my plugin's readme file in Spanish. I want to check if there is a way to test how my file will look on Wordpress site's page before submitting the translation?
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adding wp-cli commands to plugin: how to document to users?

I'm adding wp-cli support to a plugin of mine. Is there an accepted way of letting my users know they can use wp-cli with my plugin? I can put stuff in my readme.tx of course, and I can put an ...
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Readme.txt seems to be cached but not the version

I know there are a lot of questions on readme.txt in Wordpress but having not succeeded using Google-Fu, I thought I'd ask a question to see if anyone else has come across this. I have created a ...
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How can I view my readme.txt file to include inline images, videos...prior to submitting a New Plugin for review by wordpress.org?

I am a newbie and am likely asking for too much but here it is, I have written my first plugin and created a readme.txt file and tested it with the validator and it passes with flying colors. I have ...
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Our plugin tags not appearing in WordPress Plugin Repository

We have an appointment calendar plugin at WordPress Plugin Repository. In our plugin readme.txt, we have already added tags like: === Appointment Calendar === Contributors: a.ankit, FARAZFRANK, ...
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Updating a WP Plugin SVN not showing on Wordpress Website or Zip

Thanks in advance for any help given, I have been happily developing a plugin over the past while and have recently released the first public versions on the WP site. I have however encountered a ...