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Support #5826

Remove Subscription Options plugin from directory

Added by Sarah Morgano over 3 years ago. Updated about 3 years ago.

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Reporter Feedback
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Category name:
WordPress Plugins
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Start date:
2016-07-22
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Description

Since the Subscriptions Options plugin hasn't been updated in over 2 years I wanted to propose that we remove it from the directory and email blog owner using the plugin about replacing it with the Social Sticker plugin. We have a page in the Codex about the Subscription Options plugin, but nothing about Social Sticker. I'd be happy to create a new Codex page for it.

http://codex.commons.gc.cuny.edu/blogs/plug-ins/subscription-options/

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#1 Updated by Matt Gold over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Assigned
  • Assignee set to Samantha Raddatz

Thanks for this, Sarah!

We should do this kind of plugin review as a complement to our review of themes. Steve, maybe this is something you can put on our docket for the Fall.

#2 Updated by Matt Gold over 3 years ago

  • Assignee changed from Samantha Raddatz to Boone Gorges

Assignment to Boone for review

#3 Updated by Boone Gorges over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from Assigned to Reporter Feedback

Sarah, does Subscription Options still work at all? If the issue is simply that Social Sticker is better, then perhaps we could just hide SO from being activated anymore, while installing SS and updating documentation to point to the latter plugin. The development work required to handle a migration, and/or the outreach and troubleshooting work that could accompany a forced switch for existing users, is probably only worth it if the SO plugin has security holes or is breaking people's sites or something like that.

#4 Updated by Boone Gorges over 3 years ago

One more bump on this - Sarah, could you provide some of the info requested above?

#5 Updated by Boone Gorges about 3 years ago

  • Category name set to WordPress Plugins
  • Assignee changed from Boone Gorges to Sarah Morgano
  • Target version set to Future release

Sending this back over to Sarah for review. Sarah, when you have a chance to collect some more info and summarize on this ticket, please feel free to reassign to me.

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