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WordPress 3 Plugin Development Essentials by Everett Griffiths, Brian Bondari

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Chapter 10. Publishing Your Plugin

In this chapter, we are going to deal specifically with the mechanics of submitting your plugin to the WordPress repository for public distribution. Previous chapters dealing with testing and documentation would broadly apply no matter where you deployed your plugin, but this chapter deals wit the things that are specific to deploying your plugin on the WordPress platform. It includes how to handle internationalization, using the WordPress SVN repository, and writing the readme.txt file that is required for all WordPress plugins.

Internationalization and localization

In the context of plugin development, internationalization is the process of preparing software so that its messages can be translated into a specific ...

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