Plugin Team Status Update – July 18, 2016

WCNYC Contributor DayContributor Day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus.

Thanks to everyone at the UN for helping with the first draft of revised plugins guidelines. In order not to get overwhelmed, I’ve been having small focused groups of users who are *not* massive 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 Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party developers help with the first reviews. If the guidelines can be clear and understandable to them, then I believe I’m on the right track. I still have to clean up the results, but I think we’re on our way to something better and sustainable.


Plugin Status Change Stats

  • Plugins requested : 211
  • Plugins rejected : 39
  • Plugins closed : 27
  • Plugins approved : 94

Plugin Queue Stats (current)

  • Plugins in the queue* : 135
  • → (older than 7 days ago)** : 13
  • → (since the beginning of the defined time window) : 118
  • → (without a reply)* : 87

SupportPress Queue Stats

  • Total open tickets* : 34
  • → (with no activity in last 7 days)** : 3
  • Within defined 7 day time window:
  • Total : 133
  • Closed : 130
  • Open : 3