[wp-hackers] Child plugins (add-ons) (Dino Termini)

Mike Schinkel mike at newclarity.net
Sun Feb 17 00:14:26 UTC 2013

On Feb 16, 2013, at 6:54 PM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 5:24 PM, Mike Schinkel <mike at newclarity.net> wrote:
>> OTOH would you mind clarifying "No sending executable code via third-party systems?"  It sounds like that would disallow the downloading of an add-on because that's sending executable code via a third party system?
> Yes, it would and does disallow exactly that. However, the method I
> described would not have code in the .org repository that does that.
> You'd sell your add-on plugin on some other site, and have the user
> install it manually. WordPress has a built in ZIP file uploader for
> plugins that should make that relatively easy. Sell the user a ZIP
> file, give them instructions on where to upload it on their site (no
> need for FTP in most cases), and they can easily install that add-on
> themselves.
> The guidelines only apply to plugins hosted on WordPress.org. If
> you're selling code from your own site, then that's not on wp.org.

Gotcha, thanks for clarifying.


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