Since we developed our first plugins and decided to upload their free versions to to get general feedback, we’ve found out that it’s not that clear how to do it. In this article, we’re going to share our experience on how to add plugin to WordPress directory. You can find some key information in the official guide on the plugin submission. Here are our step-by-step instructions: Preparing for the submission Enable WP_DEBUG in wp-config before the submission. Check the plugin for warnings, notices and errors. Fix if needed. Annotations There should be the annotations with the description of the plugin in the main file: /** * Plugin Name: Some Plugin Name * Plugin URI: * Description: Plugin description * Version: 1.0 * Author: premmerce * Author URI: * License: GPL-2.0+ * License URI: * Text Domain: premmerce-url-manager * Domain Path: /languages */ Preparing readme.txt file There should be a readme.txt file in the plugin’s root. Here is the readme standard, here is the validator. Before creating your own redme.txt file, we recommend that you download
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