One of the things I love about WordPress is the plugin architecture, as it allows users to contribute and extend WordPress without compromising the sanity and clarity of its core.
Whenever I write a plugin I tend to submit it to the official plugin repo, where it can quickly be downloaded and used by thousands of savvy users. I also often host my plugins on GitHub too; either because I’m still developing them and I’m not quite ready to release them to the world or simply because it might be a client-specific or commercial plugin. In those cases I always feel shorthanded when I see other plugins receive new update notifications and the ones on GitHub have to be updated manually. [Read more…] about Yes, You Can: Plugin Auto-Updates From Github