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

Peter Westwood peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk
Sun Sep 26 21:31:03 UTC 2010

On 26 Sep 2010, at 14:34, Otto wrote:

> 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.


Most of the time though the name is the slug (and it wasn't clear if he meant the name / slug / both)

Peter Westwood
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