Plugin Review Team: April 16

Build a man a fire, and he’ll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he’ll be warm for the rest of his life. — Terry Prachett

Posting a day early because of reasons. You’ll notice we have our tool back! Yay!

Your tl;dr takeaway here is that ~30% of plugins are approved within the week they’re submitted, and everyone else should check their email for a message from Plugins 🙂

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 Status Change Stats

  • Plugins requested : 145
  • Plugins rejected : N/A (17?)
  • Plugins closed : N/A
  • Plugins approved : N/A (38?)

The stats for rejected/close/approved don’t exist yet, however… Following a manual count, we have only rejected 17 plugins. Of the 17, 15 were duplicate submissions, one was spam ware, and one was an accidental submission. The approved number I’ve manually calculated by taking the total submissions and subtracting the number rejected and the number still in pending for this week.

That means about 30% of plugins are approved within a week of their submissions.

Plugin Queue Stats (current)

  • Plugins in the queue (new and pending) : 122
  • → (older than 7 days ago) : 27
  • → (2017-04-08 – 2017-04-15) : 90
  • → (new; not processed or replied to yet) : 0
  • → (pending; replied to) : 122

That pending number means that over 100 people have been emailed about their plugin status and have not (yet) replied with completed and corrected code. That number will likely only go up, as we don’t plan to reject anything for the 7-days without a reply anymore.

SupportPress Queue Stats

  • Total open tickets : 1
  • → (with no activity in last 7 days)** : 1
  • Within defined 7 day time window:
    • Total : 269
    • Closed : 269
    • Open : 0

That’s a nice number, isn’t it?