Git Remote Updater, the Personal Remote Management System

The need or desire to use a personal remote management service makes a few assumptions. It assumes that the developer has personal or client projects that are under version control on a system like GitHub, Bitbucket, GitLab, or some other system. It assumes that these projects are utilized on multiple sites. Lastly, it assumes that … Read more

WP Core Development with Local Lightning

Firstly, this is only meant as a how I do it. I’m using MacOS. core.git.wordpress.org It is based on using git://core.git.wordpress.org/. This would be similar to WP core development on a regular install using the WordPress Beta Tester plugin set for bleeding edge nightlies. Create a new site in Local Lightning. From Local Lightning Open … Read more

Translations Updater and Easy Digital Downloads

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My Translations Updater Composer library also works for any plugins or themes that are using EDD Software Licensing. I have recently written about the basic purpose and function of the Translations Updater library. EDD Software Licensing Integration As of EDD Software Licensing v3.6, there are a couple of action hooks in the plugin/theme updater samples … Read more

Translations Updater

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As part of the GitHub Updater I introduced a process for independent language pack updating. The normal process is to include translation files, as part of your plugins, in a /languages directory inside of your plugin and load them via load_plugin_textdomain(). This also works for themes. Decoupled Language Packs If your plugin is in the … Read more

Install a Zipfile with GitHub Updater

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If you maintain your codebase on GitHub, or another git host, the standard download of your repository from within GitHub is an automatically generated zipfile created from your repository. GitHub Updater uses this generated zipfile when it updates or installs a repository from GitHub. Build Processes Sometimes your project may require build tools such as … Read more