Who are the most trusted plugin developers?

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There are so many plugins out there. Whose plugins can we always trust?

Please share a list of completely reliable plugin authors, along with links to their plugins pages.

This question is modeled on Best Collection of Code for your functions.php file

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Alex King

  • Website
  • WordPress.org Profile

Mark Jaquith

  • Website
  • WordPress Profiles

Otto

  • Website
  • WordPress.org Profile

Stephen Rider

  • Blog
  • Google Code (Strider Core)
  • WordPress.org Profile

Justin Tadlock

  • blog
  • Hybrid (theme/framework)
  • DevPress (theme(s), plugins)
  • repository

Joost “Yoast” de Valk

  • blog
  • repository

scribu

  • blog
  • repository

Automattic

Proverbial from the horse’s mouth. 🙂

  • repository
  • plugins used on wordpress.com

Alex M (Viper007Bond) (no.1 in terms of number)

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Alex King

Not directly answering the question, but I’ve set up a Google Custom Search Engine just to find reliable answers to my WP questions, using most of these authors as the source sources. I add more as I find someone reliable and knowledgeable.

Check it out here: WordPress Developers Custom Search Engine

Ones that I have on it that are missing from this list are:

Andrew Nacin

Vladimir Prelovac

Joseph Scott

Denis de Bernardy