WordPress Plugins – the definitive guide to README and header information

Now that the WordPress plugin README supports a minimum PHP level, I thought it was time to dust down my guide to the data that you can add to the README and the plugin header. This also documents how to extend this further, adding additional fields easily to the plugin meta displayed upon installation.

Please, take a read and let me know of any feedback you may have.

Posted by David Artiss

Happiness Engineer for the WordPress VIP team at Automattic. Gamer, entertainer and general fan of all things Marvel.

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