Chapter 8. Development Goodies

Plugin development does not end with a finished plugin—depending on the plugin's purpose there are several more phases a plugin author needs to consider.

This chapter will cover additional steps involved in localizing, documenting, publishing, and promoting the plugin. It will also cover useful tips and ideas to further improve your general WordPress knowledge.

In this chapter, you will learn about:

  • Handling localization files

  • Managing documentation and providing support

  • Managing your plugin using SVN and publishing it to the WordPress Plugin Repository

  • Distributing and promoting your plugin

  • Staying up-to-date by working on the latest development version of WordPress

The final sections of the chapter are devoted to ...

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