Questions tagged [wordpress.org]

Questions about the site wordpress.org and its interactions with APIs, the theme and plugin repositories, Trac, Codex, project development teams, and similar topics. Do not use this tag just to mark a self-hosted installation.

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Unable to create a WordPress.org account [closed]

While I tried registering on wordpress.org, I did not receive any confirmation email from the website. When I tried again, it told me that: That email address already has an account. The ...
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Do I lose translations when I change my Text domain for my plugin on wp.org?

In readme * Text Domain: advanced-responsive-video-embedder Do I lose translations when I change my language domain for my plugin on wp.org? I am annoyed by advanced-responsive-video-embedder ...
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On wordpress.org, what is the logic behind closing support tickets permanently? [closed]

Even moderators on wordpress.org can't reopen tickets: https://wordpress.org/support/topic/can-i-open-a-closed-for-reply-topic-as-a-moderator/ This is weird and stupid. The question for SE is: Has ...
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Is it okay to make a plugin to the WordPress repo, but limit it's actions to maximum N events?

Let's say you have a cleaner library. Is it okay to limit the free version that is hosted on the WordPress-repo to max clean 10.000 entries; after that you would have to pay for the pro version?
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Better search on WordPress.org Plugins?

I'm trying to find some specific plugin for Accordion (FAQ), but to be in a form of Gutenberg Block. There is a group of "block enabled" plugins on https://wordpress.org/plugins/browse/blocks/ There ...
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How can I prevent my plugin go development trunk [closed]

I am a WordPress plugin developer, I SVNed the latest plugin then the translation page goes like below: How can I prevent the "Development" version to appare? I just want a stable version here. In ...
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How to become a translator on wordpress.org?

I tried to find the solution on WordPress.org, but to me as a new contributer, the documentation seems confusing, and links like "Become an editor." in the "Translation Editors" on a plugin's ...
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WordPress SVN UTF-8 issue

I tried to commit the changes to the “Filenames to latin” plugin and got the SVN error. The error message: Error: Commit failed (details follow): Error: Commit blocked by pre-commit hook (exit ...
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PHP 7.3 is required for WordPress 5.2 or Recommendation

WordPress 5.2 just released before few days. Here is the system requirements, but I'm not understanding it's require PHP 7.3 compulsory or just recommendation. https://wordpress.org/about/...
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Can a manually uploaded plugin be made to track updates from the WordPress.org plugin directory?

I've made a plugin which I will give to some users to test by manually uploading the zip file. I later on want to host the plugin in the WordPress.org plugin directory, but I want to avoid users ...
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How exactly does Wordpress load themes from api.wordpress.org?

On a computer with Windows 7 there is a blocking all websites except those are specified in the file C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts which serves as "DNS" like 123.456.789.123 example.com and ...
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Is it possible to use "wordpress.org Theme Handbook" look&feel as a theme in my own site? [closed]

I want to launch a blog site where I will publish my articles on motorcycle safety as a book. I want exactly the same table of contents menu at wordpress.org Theme Handbook pages. I'm not sure if it ...
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How can I prevent a plugin from updating unless it's minimum PHP version is met?

I have a plugin distributed on WordPress.org that is fairly popular. I have to drop support for PHP 5.2and I'd like to at least drop support for PHP 5.2, but if I could make the minimum PHP 5.4, late ...
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WordPress plugin update not showing on wp.org [closed]

I have been maintaining this plugin since quite some time... https://wordpress.org/plugins/pootle-page-builder/ But on releasing v5.1.0 update is not showing even after about 20 hours (at the time ...
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What is the difference between WordPress Business plan vs self hosted WordPress (WordPress developer perspective)? [closed]

Short version of question : : I am not asking the difference between WordPress.com vs WordPress.org.... I am asking difference between WordPress.com Business plan vs WordPress.org Long version of ...
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how to check plugin name unique or not?

I am new in WordPress but I wanted to know how to check my plugin name is unique or not and how to upload this plugin in wordpress.org. Please guide me how is it possible. ?
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How do I retrieve a list of popular plugins using the WordPress.org Plugin API?

I'd like to retrieve a list of popular plugins from WordPress.org using their API. I know I can do something like this to get a specific plugin: http://api.wordpress.org/plugins/info/1.0/...
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WordPress.org: How to add a plugin for certain countries?

I wrote my plugin, which I would like to share with the WP community. I would like to post it on the site of Wordpress.org for this. But my plugin is intended only for certain countries, since only ...
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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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When did wordpress switched requirements to php7?

I cannot find this information anywhere. Does any of you knows when exactly (from what version on) they switched system requirements to PHP 7? EDIT https://wordpress.org/about/requirements/ When ...
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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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Plugin development: Buggy plugin preview

I have just released my very first plugin and I’m very proud – but I am having a lot of troubles with the plugin preview So when I look here: https://wordpress.org/plugins/simple-popups/ it looks ...
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Can I upload Wordpress-react theme in Wp theme repository

I am planning to create 1 open-source react theme using wp-api and I want to upload it in Wp theme repository. I have referred Upload theme guidelines, and I noticed my theme will not meet couple of ...
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How can I get total plugin downloads history?

I am trying to get total downloads history of plugins. However, the downloads.php (as below) does only allow 730 days (2 years). Is there anyways that I can get more than 2 years of data? Thanks in ...
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Disable WordPress accessing WordPress.org to check for updates

My ISP having trouble accessing Wordpress.org through SSL connection, thus I am facing performance issues. How Can I entirely block WordPress admin trying to access Wordpress.org to check for latest ...
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Wordpress.org support topics returning 404 [closed]

Recently, in the last day or two (2016 09 28), several Google searches on wordpress topics have sent me to wordpress.org/support/topic... like this one: how to add new sidebar in Widgets section that ...
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How to make the first commit on WordPress.org

I've created a plugin and I've uploaded it to WordPress.org, but I see the message "This plugin is approved and awaiting data upload but not visible to the public yet. Once you make your first commit, ...
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Where to find WordPress API changes for each version released

When I go here to download WordPress - https://wordpress.org/download/, is there a page either on the web or nested within the folders of the downloaded package that will explain any core code ...
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Licensing of freemium plugin

I know this has been discussed elsewhere before but still it is not clear to me. I am currently investigating how to publish a freemium plugin: The free edition is a fully functional plugin, that I ...
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Is the codex no longer actively maintained?

I generally Google when I need a quick reference for a Wordpress function, and generally it's a Codex post that comes up first (eg. https://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/get_term when ...
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Readme.txt not getting updated

My readme.txt file is not getting updated on the plugin directory. Please guide me. Thanks. === Sharpen Images === Contributors: FahadUddinPK Donate link: Please send donations to ifaqeer@gmail.com (...
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Making plugin unique to not conflict with plugins with the same name

I have plugin that has the same name as other plugin uploaded to wordpress.org How can i make it unique so it doesn't share "View Detais" link and auto-update with other plugin uploaded to wordpress....
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Get a list of all WordPress.org Plugins?

I'm looking for a way to get the list of all plugins listed in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory. There is one other post I've found on StackOverflow regarding this which recommends using the ...
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How To Get The File Extension Of Images Having Different Extensions In A Directory?

I am posting this in Wordpress because I am working to get the featured images of all the plugins in the wordpress repository. http://plugins.svn.wordpress.org contains the images I want. BUT, the ...
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How to get Wordpress Plugins Data in PHP using Plugin API?

I am trying to get the list of Wordpress plugins using the Wordpress Plugin API in a PHP page. Plugin API: http://api.wordpress.org/plugins/info/1.0/ I read lots of articles regarding this but they ...
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Where can I always find the price of a plugin

I'm surprised that this question hasn't already been addressed, but I've noticed that all to often, when I view a plugin's page, and they have a free vs. "PRO" version, the price is not displayed ...
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wordpress.org disallowing my plugin becuase of loading core files in cron cpanel file

I made a plugin and trying to install on wordpress.org but Wordpress is giving me error message that ## Calling core loading files directly is incorrect. I am using a cron file in my plugin.This cron ...
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Wordpress updater conflict

I have created a theme named "landscape" and it's still on version 1.0 but I am getting notified in wordpress updates dashboad that there is a new version 1.0.3 If I click on update the free theme on ...
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Where the WordPress Core Translation is "actually" taking place?

I'm a WordPress Core Bengali translator, currently translating and/or fixing existing translations of WordPress 3.8x Bengali in Translate.WordPress.org. Suddenly, yesterday I got an update ...
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Does Wordpress provide themes_api function?

http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/plugins/communicating-with-the-wordpress-org-plugin-api/ From the link above, we can see the Wordpress.org provide a function that can access the Wordpress.org ...
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Where to post/upload the new theme for WordPress theme repository

After a long dedication, I developed a GPL Theme for WordPress. I want it to be available for FREE to WordPress.org Theme Repository. But consulting many Codex resources, I found no direct link where ...
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Change plugin author after someone leaves the company

My company owns several plugins on Wordpress.org. The original creator of these plugins created them using his own Wordpress account, and has now left the company. How can we assume ownership of ...
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Is it possible to have screenshots in any other section rather than the screenshots section?

At WordPress.org plugin, is it possible to have screenshots in any other section rather than the screenshots section? For example. Can I create a section called "Manual" and then have some screenshots ...
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What is the RSS feed link for the newest WordPress plugins?

Is there an RSS feed for the page that displays the newest WordPress plugins from the official plugins repository? I know of the following link, but I'm looking for an RSS feed that I can add to my ...
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Why was my plugin rejected from the WordPress.org repository?

I have made a WordPress plugin, and it works. But when I send it to the WordPress.org plugin team, they responded: Calling wp-load.php directly Including wp-config.php, wp-blog-header.php, wp-load....
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How long does it take for a new plugin to be approved?

I've just submited my first wp plugin and i would like to know after how much time will my plugin be published to the wordpress plugin directory? Hou much did you actually waited?
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Get plugin info from Wordpress.org repository API with plain PHP code [duplicate]

The documentation of the Wordpress.org API is quite terrible. It links to a website that gives a 502 Bad Gateway error. To be precise, how should my POST request look to the http://api.wordpress.org/...
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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 is the WordPress.org plugin download history calculated?

I'm interested to know how the download history of plugins is calculated on WordPress.org. I'm noticing that one of my plugins is displaying a small percentage of users using a version which I haven'...
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WP.org API: Accessing plugin downloads "Today" value?

I'm developing a plugin to display stats for downloads and various other information that developers might want to display on their sites about what they have developed. I've found documentation on ...
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