Technology

We actively maintain five free plugins on WordPress.org, and with maintenance releases shipping every three weeks, that means we frequently find ourselves deploying updates via Subversion (“SVN”), the version control platform used by WordPress.org. A developer has traditionally managed this process by hand, but we recently decided to automate this process. Enter: SVN Bot. With…

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“Developer” plugins are WordPress plugins that are not necessarily useful to the average WordPress website owner—they’re plugins made by developers for other developers. We use and love a number of developer plugins: in development, of course, but also in our QA and customer support teams. As you’ll see, even seemingly-simple plugins can provide immense utility.…

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