[wp-hackers] Take over plugin development

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Fri Feb 1 23:57:05 UTC 2013

Email plugins at wordpress.org about it. Include a link to the plugin
(you be surprised at how many people don't include a link).


On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 12:55 PM, Patrick McCoy
<patrick at nextlevelcode.com> wrote:
> I'm interested in taking over development of a plugin. It hasn't been updated in over a year and a recent WP update has exposed some bugs in the code. I've attempted to contact the current developer but, so far I haven't received a response.
> I could simply create a new plugin with a slightly different name but I'd prefer to update the current code so that anyone using the plugin would get the updates going forward.
> Is their a way to take over ownership of a plugin without involving the current owner?
> Thanks
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> Patrick McCoy
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