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Timestamp:
05/01/2020 06:37:57 AM (4 years ago)
Author:
dd32
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Plugin Directory: Update the readme example to not mention putting screenshots in the plugin folder.

This also updates the default metadata for the readme.txt, and combines the two different readme's by consistently removing the Installation and Arbitrary sections since they're rarely if ever properly used.

See #5175.

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    33Donate link: https://example.com/
    44Tags: comments, spam
    5 Requires at least: 4.6
    6 Tested up to: 4.7
     5Requires at least: 4.7
     6Tested up to: 5.4
    77Stable tag: 4.3
    8 Requires PHP: 5.2.4
     8Requires PHP: 7.0
    99License: GPLv2 or later
    1010License URI: https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html
     
    3939you put the stable version, in order to eliminate any doubt.
    4040
    41 == Installation ==
    42 
    43 This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.
    44 
    45 e.g.
    46 
    47 1. Upload the plugin files to the `/wp-content/plugins/plugin-name` directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
    48 1. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' screen in WordPress
    49 1. Use the Settings->Plugin Name screen to configure the plugin
    50 1. (Make your instructions match the desired user flow for activating and installing your plugin. Include any steps that might be needed for explanatory purposes)
    51 
    52 
    5341== Frequently Asked Questions ==
    5442
     
    6351== Screenshots ==
    6452
    65 1. This screen shot description corresponds to screenshot-1.(png|jpg|jpeg|gif). Note that the screenshot is taken from
    66 the /assets directory or the directory that contains the stable readme.txt (tags or trunk). Screenshots in the /assets
    67 directory take precedence. For example, `/assets/screenshot-1.png` would win over `/tags/4.3/screenshot-1.png`
    68 (or jpg, jpeg, gif).
     531. This screen shot description corresponds to screenshot-1.(png|jpg|jpeg|gif). Note that the screenshot is stored in the /assets directory.
    69542. This is the second screen shot
    7055
     
    8570= 0.5 =
    8671This version fixes a security related bug.  Upgrade immediately.
    87 
    88 == Arbitrary section ==
    89 
    90 You may provide arbitrary sections, in the same format as the ones above.  This may be of use for extremely complicated
    91 plugins where more information needs to be conveyed that doesn't fit into the categories of "description" or
    92 "installation."  Arbitrary sections will be shown below the built-in sections outlined above.
    9372
    9473== A brief Markdown Example ==
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