[wp-hackers] Plugin version update indicator

Andrew Nacin wp at andrewnacin.com
Thu Sep 16 11:39:33 UTC 2010

On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 7:32 AM, Paul <paul at codehooligans.com> wrote:

> I'm about to update two of my older plugins. In doing this I want to move
> the minimum supported WordPress version way up. How intelligent is the
> wordpress.org update engine? If I move the minimum supported version to
> say 2.9.2 for example will users running 2.9.1 still receive the plugin
> update notification on their system?

They will not. The WordPresss install passes the current WP version to
api.wordpress.org, and the API checks that against the minimum.

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