WordPress 4.2 is being released this week. Are your plugins ready?
After testing your plugins and ensuring compatibility, it only takes a few moments to change the readme “Tested up to:” value to 4.2. This information provides peace of mind to users and helps encourage them to update to the latest version.
For each plugin 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 that is compatible, you don’t need to release a new version — just change the stable version’s readme value.
In the same vein, please take the time to make sure the people listed as committers on your plugin are only the people who are actively developing the plugin.
Finally, if the email associated with your wordpress.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/ plugin author’s account has an auto-reply, please for the love of peanut butter change that or put
email@example.com on a magic whitelist that doesn’t get the auto-replies. We very rarely send you out important emails, but when we do, they’re related to security or upgrades. When you give us an auto-reply, it delays things and makes our in-box insanely large.