A year and a half after the initial release of the controversially-named Hookr plugin, its creator, Christopher Sanford, has rebranded the plugin as WP Inspect. The plugin provides a WordPress hook/API reference for developers and displays the actions and filters that fired as the page loaded. At launch Sanford was fairly committed to the Hookr brand, despite criticism, due to an oversaturated market for WordPress developer plugins. After 3,500 downloads, Sanford decided to rebrand and put the plugin in the official directory. “Based on the usage and positive feedback, I wanted to target a broader audience, which led to both the re-brand and submission to the WordPress Plugin repository,” Sanford said. “Leveraging the plugin repo, it will be much easier to coordinate/communicate updates, which is somewhat lacking today.” The 1.0.0 release of WP Inspect includes mostly bug fixes and technical debt cleanup with two major enhancements: WP Inspect will only be active under specific roles, with Administrators being enabled by default. (Previously it was active for everyone.) Action detail now requires no additional clicks. (Before, if users wanted to inspect an action,
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