Ever since the release of the Plugin Update Checker library, one of the most common questions asked has been this: “How can I secure my download links so that only users who have purchased my plugin can download an update?

” In this post I’ll try to answer that question in the context of using WP Update Server to serve plugin updates.

This could be used to simplify posting for non-technical users, or even as a way […] Continue Reading…

Why is that, and how does this plugin help the situation?

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I seriously doubt that a plugin that was made by the same folk who run Word is broken on 8/37 = 22% of sites.

solves this by automatically marking plugins that have been active for a long time as working.

This plugin will not overwrite your existing reports.

Lets say you have a category called “X”, and you want to create a link which when clicked will take the user to the “Add New Post” screen with the “X” category already selected.It integrates with the compatibility reporting features of the official Word plugin directory, and lets you mark plugins as “working” or “broken” from within your Word Press dashboard.It also tracks how long each plugin has been active on your site and automatically reports plugins that have been active for a while (1 week by default) as compatible – unless, of course, you’ve already marked them as broken.That’s easy enough and you only need to do it once.Then, when you actually want to report a plugin as working or broken, you need to: Multiply this by the number of plugins you have installed and the number of plugin and Word Press updates, and you’ll see why most people don’t bother with it.One side-effect of this is that compatibility figures tend to be unfairly biased towards “broken”.