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Opened 3 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

#3756 closed defect (fixed)

"Install" is still not a noun

Reported by: johnbillion Owned by: SergeyBiryukov
Milestone: Priority: low
Component: Plugin Directory Keywords: needs-patch


Following on from #3062.

I noticed the phrase This plugin has been closed for new installs in the plugin directory. Usage can be seen on https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-term-meta/.

This phrase should say This plugin has been closed for new installations.

Change History (2)

#1 @Otto42
3 years ago

Yes, it is. Ask any artist. 😋

#2 @SergeyBiryukov
3 years ago

  • Owner set to SergeyBiryukov
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

In 7602:

Plugin Directory: Improve terminology used when referring to new installations of a plugin.

"Install" is not a noun, and while it might be acceptable to use the verb as a noun, it is not correct. Using the correct noun, "installation", increases clarity, especially for non-native English speakers.

Props johnbillion.
Fixes #3756. See #3062.

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