[wp-meta] [Making WordPress.org] #1912: Plugin directory no longer searched

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Wed Aug 17 03:20:27 UTC 2016

#1912: Plugin directory no longer searched
 Reporter:  bheadrick  |       Owner:
     Type:  defect     |      Status:  closed
 Priority:  normal     |   Milestone:
Component:  API        |  Resolution:  invalid
 Keywords:             |
Changes (by dd32):

 * keywords:  reporter-feedback =>
 * status:  new => closed
 * resolution:   => invalid


 Hi @bheadrick

 You've posted on https://meta.trac.wordpress.org, which is designed for
 reporting issues with the WordPress.org site itself and the various tools
 which we offer through the site. Bugs in the WordPress software should be
 reported on https://core.trac.wordpress.org

 However, the `plugin_slugs` transient which you reference is only used for
 the WordPress plugin installer searching to reference what plugins are
 already installed on your site. That transient is cleared every time the
 plugin update checks are run. If you copy plugins into your plugin
 directory manually, and then view the plugins list page, that should show
 the new plugin and also kick off a new plugin update check (and clear the
 If you're not seeing that behaviour, please open a ticket on the
 [https://core.trac.wordpress.org WordPress Core Trac] detailing exact
 steps you've taken to reproduce the issue.


Ticket URL: <https://meta.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/1912#comment:1>
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