[wp-hackers] Rename a plugin repository

Joshua Abenazer joshua.abenazer at rtcamp.com
Tue Jul 9 17:20:22 UTC 2013

Ok thanks a lot. Will try doing that.

On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 10:38 PM, Mika A Epstein <ipstenu at ipstenu.org> wrote:

> Impossible the way you probably want it :/
> The repo doesn't allow us to rename the SLUG, however you can change the
> display name (controlled by your readme and plugin's php file) all you want.
> The best that could happen is we close your plugin and you submit a new
> one, but that means no one using BuddyPress Media gets updated to the new
> versions. And no, we can't redirect your users.
> If you REALLY want to do that, email plugins at wordpress.org
> Joshua Abenazer wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Not sure, if this is the right place. Please guide me, if I need to post
>> elsewhere.
>> My team and I had released a plugin called BuddyPress Media. We have now
>> rebuilt it and widened the scope to include WordPress and bbPress. We have
>> renamed it as *rtMedia*.
>> In another conversation on buddypress.org, @modemlooper had mentioned
>> that
>> he had renamed his plugins on the suggestion of @johnjamesjacoby.
>> So, what I need to know is how could we go ahead and emulate @modemlooper
>> and rename our plugin on the plugin repository? I don't see a setting
>> anywhere.
>> Would really appreciate any help on this.
>> Regards.
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