[wp-hackers] Plugin Update Checking and the Plugin URI

Rob Miller r at robm.me.uk
Sun Sep 23 01:12:02 GMT 2007

Viper007Bond wrote:
> So simply put, if you want update notices, you need to host the plugin at
> WP.org and the details of the plugin (author, URI, title, etc.) don't matter
> in terms of whether it'll get update checked or not.

@Mark or anyone: are there any plans to change this and open up the API 
so that plugins hosted elsewhere can benefit? A URL plugin developers 
could specify that returns the latest version seems like it would be all 
that's needed.

Seems a bit of a swizz to lock people into wp.org.

Rob Miller

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