[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #27196: More informative message when plugin installs fail

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Sat Apr 26 22:46:06 UTC 2014

#27196: More informative message when plugin installs fail
 Reporter:  DavidAnderson          |       Owner:
     Type:  enhancement            |      Status:  new
 Priority:  normal                 |   Milestone:  4.0
Component:  Text Changes           |     Version:  3.8
 Severity:  normal                 |  Resolution:
 Keywords:  needs-patch 4.0-early  |     Focuses:  docs, administration
Changes (by DrewAPicture):

 * component:  Upgrade/Install => Text Changes
 * milestone:  Future Release => 4.0


 Some notes:

 * Following the tone and structure of the first two strings, "Unpacking
 the package ..." and "Installing the plugin ...", the third string should
 be "''The'' plugin folder already exists."
 * The fourth string seems a little wordier than it needs to be, leading to
 an unclear message: Should I do this one thing or this other thing? Or
 * Maybe something like this instead: "Visit the Updates screen to update
 existing plugins, or delete the existing plugin first before attempting to

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/27196#comment:31>
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