[wp-hackers] Best practice for replacing a plugin in the repo with a new one
hempsworth at gmail.com
Wed Aug 10 15:04:27 UTC 2011
So I guess I'd like to know if you can rename a plugin in the repo - and if
you can't, how would I do something similar?
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On Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 12:46 PM, Alex Hempton-Smith
<hempsworth at gmail.com>wrote:
> I have a plugin in the WP repository (BuddyPress Like) which I haven't
> updated in quite some time. I'm working on a new plugin that will replicate
> all of the functionality of BP Like, but will not be BuddyPress specific.
> There will be an importer so all BP Like data will move into the new plugin
> What is the best practice for effectively depreciating an old plugin and
> direct users to a new one?
> Ideally I could rename BP Like in the repository, and just have the new
> version replace the old one... but renaming isn't possible?
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> Kind regards,
> Alex Hempton-Smith
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