[wp-hackers] Unique Theme/Plugin identifier

Mika A Epstein ipstenu at ipstenu.org
Wed Jun 5 19:47:00 UTC 2013

Plugin Slugs are unique, however :) That's how we do it.

Alexander Höreth wrote:
> Hey everyone,
> some time back there was a post on the list which gave a rough idea on how
> themes and plugins are uniquely identified on WordPress.org to located the
> right update packages etc.
> Can anyone here give me some more insights?
> Obviously, plugin names are not unique. Author+plugin name won't do the
> trick either I guess. The author can change. How is .org doing it?
> Regards,
> Alex
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