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Readme Generator

A simple plugin to convert a HTML post or page content into a plugin readme.txt file.

This plugin enables plugin authors to write their plugin readme content inside a page (or set of pages) or post on their site and then at the click of a button generate the associated valid readme.txt file automatically.


  • Simple HTML to Markdown conversion
  • Helper widget on Post/Page edit screen to set plugin specific options and Generate the readme
  • Global options to set the default values and configure the plugin's behaviour
  • Facility to insert a 'starter' template into the current post
  • Basic i18n verification and .pot file generation
  • Handles single page based readme or page with children

Latest Version - 1.0.2

  • Add support for Generation of contextual Help Data Files
  • Minor Bug Fixes

Requires: 3.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.6.1
Last Updated: 2013-9-12
Active Installs: 10+


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