[wp-hackers] Plugin meta suggestion: demo page URL

Chris Scott cjscott69 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 15 20:59:03 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 3:10 PM, Mike Schinkel
<mikeschinkel at newclarity.net> wrote:
> On Jan 15, 2010, at 1:26 PM, Dougal Campbell wrote:
>> I've got a suggestion for an addition to the plugin metadata used in the Extend repository: a URL for a plugin demo page. There are use-cases where it makes sense to have a separate page for a demo from the main plugin homepage. It would obviously be optional.
> Personally, I think it's a *great* idea.  I often struggle to find demos for plugins; having it formalized would encourage a lot more people to do it and it would be much easier to find if so.

Agreed. Since some plugins are hard to give a demo for, screencasts
could be used on a demo page. I know with jQuery plugins, I'm much
more likely to look at one when they have a demo page.

Chris Scott

> -Mike
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