[wp-hackers] Unique Theme/Plugin identifier

John Blackbourn johnbillion+wp at gmail.com
Wed Jun 5 19:56:14 UTC 2013

On 5 June 2013 20:47, Mika A Epstein <ipstenu at ipstenu.org> wrote:
> Plugin Slugs are unique, however :) That's how we do it.

I don't believe that is how it works actually. A plugin can live in a
directory with a different name locally and updates to it will still
be found.

IIRC from past threads, the API makes an informed decision based on
the plugin name, author, URI, and filename. Maybe other fields too.


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