Opened 7 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

#3022 closed enhancement (fixed)

Plugin Directory: Add a "latest" URL for readme file standard

Reported by: sergeybiryukov's profile SergeyBiryukov Owned by: tellyworth's profile tellyworth
Milestone: Priority: normal
Component: Plugin Directory Keywords:

Description (last modified by SergeyBiryukov)

Background: #2614

The plugin readme file standard is currently linked to from six places:

Some of the handbook links used the old URL, which redirects to, but not directly to the file or at least to the "Readme Files" section.

Others used the outdated 2016/06/readme.txt link instead of the current one: 2017/03/readme.txt.

I've just updated the handbook links to point to, which has a paragraph linking to the file. However, it would help to have a direct URL to the file, e.g. /plugins/files/readme.txt, that would work like

Change History (4)

#1 @SergeyBiryukov
7 years ago

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#2 @SergeyBiryukov
7 years ago

  • Description modified (diff)

#3 @tellyworth
5 years ago

  • Owner set to tellyworth
  • Status changed from new to assigned

This was fixed in [6411] (thanks @obenland!). The "latest" readme.txt location is

It looks like there is one issue to be fixed, which is that the HTTP response to that URL is 404 (even though it serves the content).

#4 @tellyworth
5 years ago

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from assigned to closed

Looks like @dd32 just fixed the 404 in [8587]

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