[wp-hackers] What would break if I rename my repository plugin?

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Sun Sep 26 13:34:26 UTC 2010

On Sun, Sep 26, 2010 at 5:02 AM, Peter Westwood
<peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk> wrote:
> On 26 Sep 2010, at 09:30, Raj wrote:
>> What do you think will happen if I rename a plugin in the WordPress plugin
>> repository? What are the problems that will occur?
> I wouldn't recommend this as all operations on your plugin will still use the slug which will be based on the old name.
> Why do you want to do this?
> Which plugin?

If he just means the name in the readme.txt file, then the slug won't
change, will it?

The only way to change the slug is to make a wholly new plugin in the repo.


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