Articles of svn

How do I avoid having duplicate of plugin in trunk?

I published a plugin and then installed it into a test site to check it was published OK. The copy that was installed contains: plugin.php readme.txt trunk/plugin.php trunk/readme.txt The trunk folder is redundant and other plugins don’t seem to come duplicated. How can I avoid the plugin files getting downloaded twice?

my own SVN for a plugin/theme

If I develop a theme or plugin and don’t submit it to the wordpress plugin repository is it possible to have my own SVN to roll out updates? How is this done?

Plugin README.txt isn't updating in the Directory (stable tag is correct)

I’m fairly certain I’ve tagged (and updated) everything properly according to the official FAQ. My previous version was 1.0.0 My new (current) version is 1.0.1 I’ve updated README.txt in trunk with Stable tag: 1.0.1 I’ve updated README.txt in tags/1.0.1 with Stable tag: 1.0.1 I’ve updated post-deployment-hook.php (the main plugin file) in trunk with Version: 1.0.1 […]

Change plugin name on WordPress repo

Months ago i have created a simple WordPress plugin that shows Latest post with thumbnails, but as the plugin name includes the word “Ads” it has been a report from a user that the plguin assets are being blocked by AdBlock, so i will need to change the name to something else. I have googled […]

Update a custom theme with Subversion?

Before I start: I’m not sure if this is feasible so any guidance, suggestions, criticisms are welcome. I’m looking for an easy way to deploy my WordPress theme code from my development environment (local computer running WAMP) to my staging and production environments (both are hosted servers). The ideal workflow I am looking for would […]

Is there any good way to use SVN for uploads directory?

We just got our servers set up with SVN which works great. WordPress upgrades and plugin installations are managed manually, which all goes through SVN as well, but I can’t work out a good way to version control upload directories. The best solution I can think of is to periodically go into the folders, look […]

Why does WordPress redirect when I separate wp-core and wp-content?

I’m trying to setup my WordPress projects so that I can have http://www.example.com/ as my site URL, say mapped to /var/www/vhosts/www.example.com/ and in there, I would like to use the following structure: /var/www/vhosts/www.example.com/wp-core/ /var/www/vhosts/www.example.com/wp-content/ /var/www/vhosts/www.example.com/wp-config.php I would like wp-core/ to contain the WordPress core installation as an svn:external and with wp-content and wp-config.php stored in […]

What's the best way to go about updating WordPress plugins when using SVN and multiple environments?

So we are using SVN in order to manage three WordPress environments. One for development, one for testing and the productive environment. I am relatively new to SVN so still struggling with certain things. Here is the workflow I have been using to update some of the plugins we are using: Delete local folder of […]

Git Hosting for WordPress SVN Plugin Repository

I’m setting up my first WordPress plugin on the WordPress.org Plugin Site. Behind the scenes, developers add plugins to this site via an SVN repository. Is the any tooling (supported by Automattic and/or third party) that would allow me to seamlessly manage this svn repository via git and/or GitHub? i.e. I’d like my “source of […]

Plugin Repository commit doesn't show up in activity

I’ve just published the first update for one of my WordPress plugins but I’m not sure if it was successful. I had a few errors in previous attempts to commit to the SVN repository, so I tried it with a utility called SmartSVN, which says that the commit was successful, but I can’t find it […]