We’re seeing increased reports in readme txt files…

We’re seeing increased reports in readme.txt files not updating for plugins. Likely related to the migrationMigration Moving the code, database and media files for a website site from one server to another. Most typically done when changing hosting companies. to nginxNGINX NGINX is open source software for web serving, reverse proxying, caching, load balancing, media streaming, and more. It started out as a web server designed for maximum performance and stability. In addition to its HTTP server capabilities, NGINX can also function as a proxy server for email (IMAP, POP3, and SMTP) and a reverse proxy and load balancer for HTTP, TCP, and UDP servers. https://www.nginx.com/. from earlier this week, as in the process a number of configurations were updated (also PHPPHP The web scripting language in which WordPress is primarily architected. WordPress requires PHP 5.6.20 5.2 to 5.3), and now signs point to memcached caching algorithms (riveting). @bazza is looking into the problem; @otto42 and I are also looking into some wider issues.

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The plugins directory should now update in near real-time

The plugins directory should now update in near real-time. Previously updates only ran every 15 minutes and some other things (namely adding committers) fired less often.

If you notice any problems, please comment here.

Thanks @bazza for doing this!

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Matt just announced at the 2011 State of…

Matt announced today at the 2011 State of the WordState of the Word This is the annual report given by Matt Mullenweg, founder of WordPress at WordCamp US. It looks at what we’ve done, what we’re doing, and the future of WordPress. https://wordpress.tv/tag/state-of-the-word/. that plugins and themes are now hidden from the search results (on both WordPress.orgWordPress.org The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. https://wordpress.org/ and in the pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party/theme install screens) if they have not been updated in two years.

For plugins only: Older plugins that are still compatible and secure only need to have their “requires” and “tested up to” version numbers bumped. If you do this, actually releasing a new version of the plugin is not necessary, so leave the version number the same.

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A few weeks ago a change was deployed…

A few weeks ago a change was deployedDeploy Launching code from a local development environment to the production web server, so that it's available to visitors. to the plugins directory. If you click “Other Versions” on the sidebarSidebar A sidebar in WordPress is referred to a widget-ready area used by WordPress themes to display information that is not a part of the main content. It is not always a vertical column on the side. It can be a horizontal rectangle below or above the content area, footer, header, or any where in the theme. when viewing a pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party, there’s a new section called “Browse the Code” with three links to:

  • the development log on Plugins TracTrac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress.
  • the plugin’s directory in Subversion
  • the stable tagtag A directory in Subversion. WordPress uses tags to store a single snapshot of a version (3.6, 3.6.1, etc.), the common convention of tags in version control systems. (Not to be confused with post tags.) in Subversion (or trunktrunk A directory in Subversion containing the latest development code in preparation for the next major release cycle. If you are running "trunk", then you are on the latest revision.)

Hopefully this makes it easier to find the right URLURL A specific web address of a website or web page on the Internet, such as a website’s URL www.wordpress.org for plugin checkouts, and to browse the code.

Check it out here.

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