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WordPress 3 Plugin Development Essentials by Everett Griffiths, Brian Bondari

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Chapter 9. Preparing Your Plugin for Distribution

In this chapter you will learn how to groom your plugin in preparation for publishing it to the official WordPress repository. This chapter is not about the mechanics of how to apply for a login or how to use Subversion to commit your code; those are all covered in other chapters. This chapter is all about making your plugin as good as it can be before you go through those mechanics. Specifically, we will discuss how to test and document your plugin so all your hard work may be a benefit to others.

Tip

A word of warning:

You should be aware that submitting your plugin for any public use requires some degree of responsibility. One of the worst things you can do as a developer is to distribute shoddy, ...

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